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Central Bazaar

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Address: Bibikhonim Str., Samarkand, Uzbekistan

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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.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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
Rishon Lezion, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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237 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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 friendly (especially the younger ones) although barter hard (especially with the older vendors), if possible... More 

Thank MartinBaxter58
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
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
Coimbra, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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 to get a feel of the local culture. The yellow figs on sale were delicious.

Thank martyncymro
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

The Central Bazaar has one of the best locations in the world, sitting next to the amazing Mosque, tombs and mausoleums this Bazaar has amazing food that you can try and buy. The local merchants are fantastic as they let you try everything for free. We ended up buying a lot of food for our journey across the stans. Make... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

everything you need to see or buy you will find in Siab bazaar (if nt Monday).not so crowded like in Tashkent nd easy to find anything u need....good choice of souvenirs with reliable prices.many historical places are around(Registan,Bibi Khanum nd etc)

1 Thank Gulim A

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