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Zelyony Bazaar

Zhibek Zholy st., Almaty, Kazakhstan
+7 727 273 2960
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Food, souvenirs, crafts, spices; provisions for meals, local produce. This place is fun to visit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
Lots of variety of fresh food

Make a stop at this Bazaar also known as the green market if you want to buy all types of honey and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Zhibek Zholy st., Almaty, Kazakhstan
+7 727 273 2960
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Food, souvenirs, crafts, spices; provisions for meals, local produce. This place is fun to visit, particularly with a local friend or someone who can read Kazakh. Be prepared to see cuts of meat (in facts types of meat) that are unexpected. So much to see,...More

Thank teeay65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make a stop at this Bazaar also known as the green market if you want to buy all types of honey and many types of nuts. The honey sold here comes with certificate of authenticity. Best if you come with a local who can help...More

Thank shfauziyahsm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The great thing about Kazakhstan is the lack of tourists. This place embodies the authentic local market experience without the aggressive pushy selling to tourists that you’ll find in most places of the world. The stalls could care less about the camera toting foreigner, and...More

Thank wvzjxq
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Be prepared to be cajoled and chatted up and offered all variety of foodstuffs to taste. The market is likely crowded most times, but we went on a Thursday afternoon after Mosque, and found it rather empty. Do not shop at the very first counter...More

Thank RJ M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Almaty's 'Zelyoni Bazaar' or 'Green Market' is worthwhile visiting as is almost any market in the world. But all in all it is not a very exiting place. The sale takes place on two floors. Fruit and vegetables are on sale mainly at the ground...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 5 August 2017

One of the best and authentic markets we've been to. The central Asian version of kimchii is fantastic and sold by old Korean ladys. Prices are as cheap as it can get and even if they realize you are not a locale you wont pay...More

Thank Paspy7711
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place to go and see their traditional food as you can buy the kazak honey 🍯 but u must bergs them about the price

Thank TeT M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a great spot visited by locals and tourists. There are several stores with souvenirs, food, and almost anything you can think of. Tip: Don't be afraid to try the free samples! They are great. Also check out the downstairs/basement area where the prices...More

1  Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

There is a massive extension going on, nearly complete. New buildings are attached to old one, so it feels the same, but now much bigger. 75% occupied when I was there. Still too many stalls selling exactly the same things, but this is the local...More

Thank Jayne H
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Great variety of freshly home grown fruits, vegetables, cheese, nuts, berries, pickles, meat and everything else right from the farmers

1  Thank Fitiany
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31 December 2016|
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Response from cconker | Reviewed this property |
Happy new year..Sorry l was out of I. Net..Bazaar will work on 3rd of January