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Address: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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Bazar

You can buy everything from nails to sheep head. Amazing experience. Very large place. It will take minimum two ours. Good pyrohy with potatoes.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Zdenek L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can buy everything from nails to sheep head. Amazing experience. Very large place. It will take minimum two ours. Good pyrohy with potatoes.

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Thank Zdenek L
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this place most of the time and it's cheaper comparing to other shopping malls. It is very popular among local people. And of course if you want to see real Eastern bazaar, it is the right place. It is always crowded. Very good place to buy food, dried fruits and so on. Also be careful with your money... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost.... good to have a local with you when you are there especially to interpret. The language is either kyrgyzs or russian. Once in.... it literally is a maze... so do take note of the shops as you pass by as much as you can. The people are friendly and you may haggle over the prices but be... More 

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Thank Naufier M
Barmer, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Osh bazaar is biggest bazaar in Bishkek which have shops for many products. Low cost and good products 👌🏻.

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Thank manoharroxx29
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Osh Bazaar, one of the most interesting bazaars or markets I've been to. My favourite was the section which sells all sorts of dried fruit and nuts. Visit the public toilets there only if you really really have to. At the time, it cost about 3 som (approx. USD0.04) for entry.

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Thank jenniferpU9638ZH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

It is an excellent place if you want to buy tradtional things like the komuz, hats, clothes, carpets, scarves and so on.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is the place to get dried fruits and nuts from all over Central Asia. The apricots and walnuts are local. There are different kinds of almonds, raisins, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. They give free samples to help you choose.

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Thank Geminifoodie
Dresden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This bazaar offers everything and everything is cheap as for European standards. We liked especially the bread shops and the stands for selling spices.

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Thank Robert W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Here you can find many varieties of all things,household,food,accesories,#inside osh bazar there is small-small markets of shoes,jackets,food corner, liquors,chocolates,and you can find some continental food or dishes💜

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Thank Rajneesh V
Cernusco, Lombardia, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

It's, in a way, the kind of market that you expect in many less rich countries. On the other side, however, it was cleaner, more orderly and very interesting. Not particularly unsafe also! You probably need less caution than a shopping area in a major western city.

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