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Asan, Kathmandu: Address, Asan Reviews: 4.5/5

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CKF
CT2,111 contributions
Apr. 2022
If you are new to large Asian and middle eastern markets, hang onto your hat (and your belongings)! This bazaar is a wild experience, even for the well-heeled global traveler. You will be packed shoulder to shoulder with bikes, cars, fruit carts, and other people--to name a few things! But the noise, sights, and stalls will be something to remember. Sensory overload for sure! What can't you find at this bazaar?

Recommend keeping your money close and do not bother with a large camera/any camera.

Be brave and give it a try! It is sure to result in a story.
Written 8 May 2022
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Isabella S
Kathmandu, Nepal46 contributions
Feb. 2022 • Solo
Quite the place. Really crowded but people are nice and keeping some distance while walking. Got to experience the evening bazaar too. Went there again today and the place has all kinds of shops. Starting from clothing, shoes to food, masala etc.
Written 5 February 2022
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Surendra G
4 contributions
Nov. 2020
Ancient traditional market within residential square located central of Kathmandu and easily accessible from the Touristic Hub Thamel and Kathmandu Durbar square. This is one of the recommeded local spice market for spice lovers.
Written 4 November 2020
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Pravi M
Durban, South Africa35 contributions
Mar. 2020 • Solo
Visited twice. Very clean. Best to wander lanes & get lost amongst people & stalls. Amazing bargains on numerous items.
Written 16 March 2020
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Hong Kong, China3,955 contributions
Jan. 2020 • Couples
In terms of sheer throng and urban craziness, this area of Kathmandu outdoes Accra, Bangkok, Colombo, Delhi, and everywhere else through the whole alphabet! The rules and distinctions of traffic, trade and pedestrians are utterly blurred and though it’s thoroughly exhausting, it’s also pretty thrilling to be caught up in! Some great shopping to be found too, away from the higher prices of Thamel.
Written 25 January 2020
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Kyale Chn
Malaysia75 contributions
Nov. 2019
I was there on the eve of Diwali festival, that area was full of stalls and people, I was stuck there for a while because it was too many motorbikes and people crossing from all corners, I found it difficult to move.
Written 27 November 2019
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barcaranger
Andorra la Vella, Andorra1,479 contributions
Nov. 2019 • Solo
The Annapurna temple is beautiful and all around it are some very busy streets. I walked from Naya Bazaar to Asan to Durban Square to the Monkey temple and back and didn’t get lost at all. Prices are keen but as a dentist area I may wait until I get home
Written 4 November 2019
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Alexander Pujol
Barcelona, Spain339 contributions
Sep. 2019 • Family
Really good place to feel the real nepali life with all the motorbikes, cars and people selling all kind of things in a narrow streets where you can get lose.

If you look around you can even find streets where the motorbikes can not go inside, because is to narrow, and that give you a breathe from all the noise.

However you can find all kind of staff, food, clothes, jewerely,...

I truly recommend this place you will enjoy it a lot
Written 22 September 2019
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Angiras A
Chandigarh, India31 contributions
Aug. 2019
The market is over populated and busiest point in Kathmandu. The place contains relics of temples which are being restored on a daily basis.
Written 9 September 2019
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Amal-Elyahyaoui
Doha, Qatar244 contributions
Aug. 2019
it is the perfect place if you want to have a local shopping experience. it is very busy and crowded but it is a very interesting place and the prices there cheaper than elsewhere.
i loved it because i could find what i wanted: Sari. it is an immense and a wild variety of sari and all fabrics, i bought sari in India and in Sri Lanka but here is cheaper and nicer.
while walking through, you'll smell strange smells but i really did not pay attention to these details because i was focusing on the variety of products and the artisanal stuff.
the price you are told, pay only 60% of it, you have to bargain
around, there are lot of coffee shops and restaurants
Written 29 August 2019
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