Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent

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World heritage site · Flea Market · Shopping
Indulge in spices, jewelry, handicrafts, and homemade bread, all sold under the large ornate turquoise dome of Chorsu Bazaar, a traditional covered farmers' market in the center of old Tashkent. Concentric circles of various stands offer a variety of daily necessities in this bustling bazaar. Browse leather jackets and souvenirs, sample dried fruit and nuts, and mingle with families doing their daily shopping. Historically, this has been one of the busiest markets in Central Asia, and the shopping area spills into the area surrounding the dome. You can also shop for ceramics, national costumes, and tubeteika caps. Using our international travel planner, Tashkent attractions like Chorsu Bazaar can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a very large market with open air stalls, and some in closed areas, with everything from shoes to children's items to food to everything in between. I went with an item in mind and found it...  more »
  • Unfortunately, the place was more than dirty. It was stinky actually!!! Meat was thown everywhere around and the smell was awfull!!! I was so disapointed when visited this place.  more »
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