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Best place to buy local food and snacks in Yerevan

Great variety of cured meat, dried and fresh vegetables, spices, fresh meat, wines, herbs, lavash... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jonti14
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Gumi shuka is the best place for shopping and watching. All sellers are affable. Everything is good... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
monirehk709
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Tehran, Iran
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Khoryenatsi M. str. 35, Yerevan 0018, Armenia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Having been to this market two separate years and having loved it, I was surprised to learn that it didn't have a TripAdvisor entry. I suspect it's because many local Armenians (and visiting Armenians) view this type of old-school food market as a thing of...More

9  Thank alwaysontherun2014
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This review is quite late. The Gumi Shuka is a local market located a few blocks away from the Republic Square. Lots of fresh vegetables, dried fruits, and foodstuffs are available.

3  Thank pinoytraveller2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recommend a visit to this lovely market which is well set out with a beautiful array of dried fruits, nuts etc. perfect for gifts back home. Photographers will like it too as they do not seem to mind you taking lots of pictures. The...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great variety of cured meat, dried and fresh vegetables, spices, fresh meat, wines, herbs, lavash ( local bread) and many more.

Thank jonti14
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Gumi shuka is the best place for shopping and watching. All sellers are affable. Everything is good and colourful.

Thank monirehk709
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This does not take too long to walk round but it is worth walking up each aisle, then going up the central steps to take in the size and amount of flat breads stretching out in front of you. Never seen anything quite like it!

1  Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you are in Yerevan. Good variety of local Armenian foods and everyone is very nice and hands out enough samples to stuff you!

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

It's a small local Bazar. You can buy fruits and vegetables and nuts and etc. You can find local sweets but most of them are not originally from Armenia some of them are from Iran and Georgia but you can enjoy the environment.

Thank Rzasfi
Reviewed 9 January 2018

It's a big market in which they sell fruits, vegetables, meet, bread and other stuff. The prices are ok but you can always get a good discount after bargaining. It's a good place to walk for a few minutes and see the locals buying their...More

Thank Hesam D
Reviewed 27 December 2017

You can find anything in this market. The prices are reasonable and people are very friendly. The offer you so much dried fruit (for test) that you cannot move yourself at the end of the market. You also can understand many aspects of Armenian Culture...More

Thank Afrand D
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Best market ever You can buy fresh herbs to drink healthy tea And the traditional sweets Delicious honey And fresh walnuts Every thing is very cheap and great quality I recommend to visit this place before you return back to keep every thing fresh Don’t...More

Thank annarfai
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Really nice local market, which you should definitely visit! You will taste a lot of products and spend a lot of money (our case) :D We bought there some fruits, nuts, try fruits, tea and ham to let taste our friends in Czech republic. It...More

Thank Markéta V
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