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That is a good place to visit even if you are not in a need to buy anything. You can just look at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marekp59
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Gdansk, Poland
Soak in the diversity

What a sight! Very unique market with local produce like spices, dryfruits, sweets, meat, you name... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CSWtravelling
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Bibikhonim Str., Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That is a good place to visit even if you are not in a need to buy anything. You can just look at the trading people and feel the smell of local and imported products. I was there in a hot summer and the smell...More

Thank marekp59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a sight! Very unique market with local produce like spices, dryfruits, sweets, meat, you name it.... This is a must see not for shopping but for the experience.

Thank CSWtravelling
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

As in every town, bazaars are a must visit. This one has everything, from uzbek dresses, hats, to food and tobacco

Thank chalex2015
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

On the Silk Road the Bazaar of Samarkand great attraction for tourists. The area of Bazaar(farm market)-today's is central market of Samarkand. Samarkand bazaar the great attraction looking for fullness fruits,vegetables, bread,nuts,seeds,spices, beans,meat and authentic restaurants

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

It is always nice to visita the markets to get the idea of the local habits, this one is rather large, all kinds of produce is on sale. Skip the touristic part, Samarkand is rather expensive in comparison to Bukhara or Khiva or even Tashkent.

Thank sosthen
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The central bazaar is a great window into Uzbek life - people going about their daily shopping. The bazaar selling an amazing range of high quality fruit, vegetables, nuts, spices and sweets. Great place to buy some fresh bread and whatever takes your fancy for...More

Thank Kiwitraveler59
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Syab Bazaar is just beside the Bibi Khanym Mosque, and extends all the way out the rear to a tram way round-about area if you wander far enough to the rear. Although there are souvenirs in some sections, this is a genuine food bazaar with...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The market near the railway station is walkable distance in Samarkand. It sells mostly local fruits, vegetables and bread. It's such a pleasure to see Uzbekis primarily women selling. They invite to their stalls with a smile and ask you to sample their fruits. They...More

1  Thank BloggerNewDelhi
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The central market is located near Samarkand historical center just behind mosque either there are battery golf cars which u can take which takes about 1000 som and will drop u there though by walk also it’s only 10 minutes from parking !!! The market...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Large areas full of traders.. Now it is souvenirs and tourist but still trading in normal everyday objects and food. Wonderful spice smells in the bazar

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