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Osh Bazaar, Bishkek

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Flea Market Shopping
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. For Osh Bazaar and beyond, use our Bishkek vacation trip planner to get the most from your Bishkek vacation.
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  • This is a big, big bazar with all kinds of goods. Mostly food at its raw it. No the biggest but closest. Next door is the jewelry bazar. Great for seeing the local culture at it basic level.  more »
  • This is a market worth visiting. Wares, meats, vegetables, spices and a thousand other things that give you a better idea what Kyrghystan is about. Sadly, that also includes "tourist police". As of Ju...  more »
  • Locals and tourists shop here. You can try some local snacks and foods here or pick up snacks for hiking and traveling. It is divided into sections with the main food hall being as you enter straight ...  more »
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  • 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
  • Lots of things to see. Good prices especially once sellers get to know you. Inexpensive restaurants and food okay as long as you choose the better restaurants that are packed with people.
  • Keep time of you wish to visit and find local stuff.. It's big and lot to see can be missed if no time. Not fancy at all so you can get cheap shopping
  • No too safe, be careful with pickpockets... cheap and the best dry fruits