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Osh Bazaar, Bishkek

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Browse the vibrant stalls of Osh Bazaar, Bishkek's vast and chaotic central marketplace. Selling everything from fresh groceries to household goods and traditional clothing, the bazaar makes a great place to practice your Russian and your bargaining skills. Purchase flavorful fresh fruit and vegetables, find inexpensive gifts and souvenirs to take back home, or just wander the maze-like rows to experience the bustling atmosphere. To visit Osh Bazaar and get the most from your holiday in Bishkek, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bishkek online tour itinerary planner .
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  • There is a detailed travelogue with many pictures as a paperback (ISBN 978-3-7439-6275-0) or e-book (ISBN 978-3-7439-6277-4) under the title: "Kyrgyzstan notes on a trip in the spring 2017"
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  • OSH Bazaar, the largest food market in Bishkek, will impress you with the variety of stalls with nuts and fruits, almonds, pistachio, roasted beans, you won't be able to leave without buying anything
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  • There are too many better bazaars in Asia to feel the atmosphere of Asian culture. If it is your first east bazaar go. If not don't lose your time.  more »
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  • Ok bazaar. Most of Chinese and warehouse/hardware materials. Also has some traditional souvenir and Chinese copies. It is fine to get lost for an hour or two, but not really big.
  • The must place to visit in bishkek. Everything you can negotiate here including food. Is they said 200som, you can ask for 130-150som.
  • Great place to buy local food and even some souvenirs
  • Everything you could need! Souvenirs available, great Kyrgyz honey and nits and dried fruit. If you're a foreigner, take along your passport. Have been stopped by police and asked for it several times.
  • you can find here very tasty KURUT! Careful to the wallet

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