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Zhenski Pazar Women's Market

Bul. "Stefan Stambolov", Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Fruits and vegetable market with a nostalgic name

This should be considered as a memorabilia from the Soviet times, when only women would do the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
YvonneBudapest
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Budapest
Nice Women's Market

Its nice big open air market that sells food, drinks, clothes, handmade staff and more, its nice to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Bughuul
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Israel
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
11 Jul 2017
“Nice Women's Market”
10 May 2017
“Big local market”
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Bul. "Stefan Stambolov", Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed yesterday

This should be considered as a memorabilia from the Soviet times, when only women would do the shopping. Today, also men do shopping in the market. Also, from another angle the name carries the germ of the gender equalities movement in the country. A "pazar"...More

Thank YvonneBudapest
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Its nice big open air market that sells food, drinks, clothes, handmade staff and more, its nice to take a walk and buy something tasty to eat or handmade vine they sells or some souvenirs

1  Thank Bughuul
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

After reading all the reviews myself and my mother were excited to visit. It was not worth the trip. Maybe we went on a bad day but we didn't see anything decent to buy. We both thought the central market was better.

Thank Aideen R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great place to buy all sort of articles at very reasonable prices.Worth a visit! You can call a taxi which will practically drop you just infront of huge market.

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A lot has happened in the last couple of years everywhere in Sofia and the same goes for the Women's Market. It had an upgrade here and there but it did not loose it's charm. A lot of seasonal fruits and vegetables can be bought...More

Thank j00st78
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Whether you want to buy local produce or souvenirs, this place seems to have everything. There's a lot of tat but not more than anywhere else in the city. Plus it's a genuinely bustling place and an interesting experience.

Thank ELargo
Reviewed 10 April 2017

we went there with our young kids. We enjoyed walking around. The market is offering fruits, vegetables, meat and other consumable thing for the locals. It is very clean and pleasant. We felt save to walk around. While walking you can enjoy eating local food...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I was expecting is to be a really bustling bazaar but when we were there on a Saturday morning, it was quiet, felt perfectly safe and was very clean and well organised. The excellent produce was beautifully displayed - mainly food but a few touristy...More

Thank Edwinaj
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I love outdoor markets and wasn't disappointed with this one, lots of interesting colours, smells and locals shopping there. Bought some lovely hand made socks, sheepskin slippers and ceramics cheaper than elsewhere. Great place to just be.

1  Thank WoobyBird
Reviewed 21 January 2017

If you want to live just few hours like a local ...go there and appreciate people, faces, the space, the hard work for market's people, and traditional dishes, vegetables, fruits.... In Spring and summer its just perfect to see it with the sun and colors...More

1  Thank 299sophie
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