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Address: Heping South Road, Urumqi, China
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Unique Bazzar Native to the Uyghurs

Was with a tour group and Urumqi International Bazaar was our first stop. One of the best unique bazaar in silk road where one can find lotsa good souvenirs and interesting... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Was with a tour group and Urumqi International Bazaar was our first stop. One of the best unique bazaar in silk road where one can find lotsa good souvenirs and interesting products native to the Uyghurs. Its quite a big Bazaar but one can easily finish exploring the area in about 1.5hours, inclusive of buying and shopping. We skipped the... More 

2 Thank yEeVoNy25
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is both local and international shopping centre. Certain things are very pricey for a tourist especially if you don't speak either mandarin or Uyghur. No English speakers in any shops. However, Russian speakers are easier to find. The place is huge and easy to get lost. It's very crowed please be mindful of your pockets.

1 Thank Mustafa K
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Several Malls adjacent to one another. Part of the thrill is in the haggling. Except that they do not speak any languages other than local Urumqi language and mandating. It is pale when compared to the bazaar in Istanbul. The open space/square has some local activities for photo-taking with falcons and the local tentage for dwelling by the local tribesmen.

Thank Teong hoon O
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place. Lots of carpet sellers and knife sellers all around. You can find some jade jewelery and clothes also. Inside the bazaar there is nice shop where is some great rock and wood works. Sorry my bad english.

1 Thank Janne U
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288 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

This is a totally skippable tourist attraction selling mediocre souvenirs and overpriced dry fruits. Combine it with some other activity in the area and budget 15 minutes to walk through it.

Thank WWTraveller26
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

These are modern shops. However, there is not much to see in Urumchi, so it worth coming over to see.

Thank Tianshansky
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

In all honesty I was expecting a vibrant bazaar. i was expecting to go back into time... But it was not like that. I was there late on a Sunday afternoon. It was a market that was just trying to survive. Many of the stalls/shops were not opened unfortunately. Don't get me wrong. This place shocked me in other ways.... More 

1 Thank Rene B
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Some very nice teas and handicrafts offered at reasonable price (after bargaining) . Oriental style of the house. Tourists from central asia buy lots of scarfs and stones. Very interesting souvenirs carved on site. Lovely people with a great sense of selling.

Thank Marcel W
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Lots of local produce for tourists, but you have to bargain with the shop owners. Ask and try before you shop. Looks like plaza in Abu Dhabi.

Thank ChungkaiSin
Shanghai, China
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374 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

This place is a full tourist trap. They all sell the same items. The building is new and not related to a real traditional bazaar.

1 Thank Dutchguy_in_Allgau

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