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Central Bazaar

Bibikhonim Str., Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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O for a market like this at home.

Someone earlier commented on what a pest the begging children were. Yes .However, the market itself... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheila D
via mobile
Nothing great !!

It is located very close to main tourist spots in Samarkand. One can get spices, vegetables and dry... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“dry fruits” (6 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
“spices” (13 reviews)
Bibikhonim Str., Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Someone earlier commented on what a pest the begging children were. Yes .However, the market itself is fascinating and the produce beautifully presented.Pity about Australia's food import laws; I could have stocked up for years on the spices.And as for the range of nuts and...More

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is located very close to main tourist spots in Samarkand. One can get spices, vegetables and dry fruits here. Bargaining is very common here. The prices are much cheaper compare to India otherwise there are much better markets in other parts of world.

Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We spend a couple of hours here, buying different things: hats, a robe, dice, pistachios. We watched a blind street musician being led around by his grandson while singing and playing a dutar. Most people gave some money to his grandson. His singing and playing...More

Thank wialbu
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

If you do nothing else in Uzbekistan, go into the bazaars to look at the vegetables, spices and meats. A great mixture of local people bring and buy beautiful produce, and you can stop and eat food from the little cafés. Central bazaar is just...More

1  Thank BiviBag_ADV
Reviewed 25 May 2017

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 23 May 2017 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

1  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 19 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

1  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
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