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Central Bazaar

Bibikhonim Str., Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Not so interesting

Really nothing of interest here. Just vegetables and dried fruit and plastic housing supplies. Dont... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kris P
Erbil, Iraq
Slice of Uzbek life

In contrary to many of the larger bazaars, this one is handily located between some of the city's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joost G
Tilburg, The Netherlands
via mobile
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“bread” (3 reviews)
Bibikhonim Str., Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nothing of interest here. Just vegetables and dried fruit and plastic housing supplies. Dont go out of your way to see it.

Thank Kris P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In contrary to many of the larger bazaars, this one is handily located between some of the city's major draws, making it an easy visit. Walk the large bazaar (2 levels!) and experience how Central Asian shopping is done (including shopping carts). Great place to...More

Thank Joost G
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

If you like asian markets same as i do, you will like also this one. Come to see various products, buy some local snacks and enjoy a chill tea.

Thank JD D
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The place is huge, with orderly arranged stalls for everything, from kind of spices, to kitchenware. There are separate shops silk echarpes and vests, carpets, whatever you wish.

1  Thank Fane_Babanul
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Good experience to walk in crowdy market. Possible to see a lot of interesting things, such as dry fruits, vegetables, fruits and etc. which is grown by local farmers

Thank Timur A
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Strolling through this bazaar takes you about 30 minutes and will give you a great experience and lasting memory. Buy some sweets or raisins to take home.

Thank Werner E
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Full of local flare an flavor. The locals go here. Watch your pockets so the do not get picked Try the dried fruit. Very good

Thank Jarrett P
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The famous Central Asian Food Market is located within walking distance of Registan Square and consists of a two story covered, but still airy, modern food market. Famous for selling local produce like fresh / dried fruits, nuts, sweets and spices. Vendors although are generally...More

Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Such a beautiful mix of colors for stunning pictures! You'll find fresh and dry fruit, but also clothes and all sort of souvenirs for cheap. I even found an electric plug adapter that was not available anywhere else in town!

Thank ffrige
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I found the bazaar fascinating. Full of local people buying their groceries and household good it is a colourful and lively place to visit. It is a modern construction and not a place for history lovers, but certainly a must visit for those who like...More

Thank martyncymro
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