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Zelyony Bazaar

Zhibek Zholy st., Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
+7 700 973 7704
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Lots of fantastic foodstuffs and no pressuring people

This is called the Green Bazaar in English as this was a big market for vegetables etc. Nowadays it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WW_Traveller023
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Sydney, Australia
Interesting local market

Well worth visiting even if not buying. The sellers don't hassle you and you can wander around to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike J
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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“food market” (4 reviews)
“noodles” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Zhibek Zholy st., Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
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+7 700 973 7704
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"fruits and vegetables"
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"food market"
in 4 reviews
"noodles"
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"huge market"
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"horse meat"
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"free samples"
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"green market"
in 4 reviews
"local market"
in 3 reviews
"stalls selling"
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"nuts"
in 15 reviews
"souvenirs"
in 8 reviews
"tourists"
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"korean"
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"camera"
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"caps"
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"almond"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is called the Green Bazaar in English as this was a big market for vegetables etc. Nowadays it has lots of food of many different types. For example there is a Korean Section which has authentic Korean food made by generations of Koreans who...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth visiting even if not buying. The sellers don't hassle you and you can wander around to your heart's content however be aware that photography is not officially allowed and there is a security guard keeping watch. There are different butchers selling horse meat,...More

Thank Mike J
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

It is really huge market and if you like shopping or you would just like to taste fresh fruit or buy souvenirs you need to go there. You can buy almost everything there from horse meat to "brand clothes", od course without any doubt oryginal...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

I visited this place twice and every time I find something new, the place is huge with almost everything you need to purchase, from clothes, to souvenirs, to glasses, to even fruits and vegetables. The language might be a barrier but I guess with some...More

1  Thank Hamid A
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I was there to buy a natural honey but I spent around 2 hours over there. So they were plenty of options and I did not know really which one is the best. Finally I choosed one which I did not regret afterwards

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Food, souvenirs, crafts, spices; provisions for meals, local produce. This place is fun to visit, particularly with a local friend or someone who can read Kazakh. Be prepared to see cuts of meat (in facts types of meat) that are unexpected. So much to see,...More

Thank teeay65
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Make a stop at this Bazaar also known as the green market if you want to buy all types of honey and many types of nuts. The honey sold here comes with certificate of authenticity. Best if you come with a local who can help...More

Thank shfauziyahsm
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The great thing about Kazakhstan is the lack of tourists. This place embodies the authentic local market experience without the aggressive pushy selling to tourists that you’ll find in most places of the world. The stalls could care less about the camera toting foreigner, and...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Be prepared to be cajoled and chatted up and offered all variety of foodstuffs to taste. The market is likely crowded most times, but we went on a Thursday afternoon after Mosque, and found it rather empty. Do not shop at the very first counter...More

Thank RJ M
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Almaty's 'Zelyoni Bazaar' or 'Green Market' is worthwhile visiting as is almost any market in the world. But all in all it is not a very exiting place. The sale takes place on two floors. Fruit and vegetables are on sale mainly at the ground...More

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agulkr
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Response from cconker | Reviewed this property |
Happy new year..Sorry l was out of I. Net..Bazaar will work on 3rd of January
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