Kyrgyzstan Shopping

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Kyrgyzstan Shopping

  • Kirmis - fermented mare's milk

    Kirmis is fermented mare's milk. We bought some from 2 boys who rode past us in a gorge near Issyl Kul. It tastes like very strong sour buttermilk, with extremely generous hints of salami. Glad to have tried it, but glad the bottle disappeared!

  • wonders of the bazaar in Osh

    In case you are planning to travel to Uzbekistan from Osh and you are short of suitable clothes for more conservative Central Asian states then stop at the bazaar in Osh, you'll find plenty of beautiful and colorful gowns and scarves...for a pittance.Whan in the bazaar remember that Uzbek women (this city has a large Uzbek population) do not like...

  • buying rugs in Kyrghyzstan

    Altyn Kol cooperative shop in Kochkor, just around the corner from the the local CBT agency Rugs, called "Shyrdak" in Kyrghyz, they are lovely, come in all colours and sizes...they are made of felt, they are not so expensive, a big one would cost around 150 dollars, and it would give a lot of color and warmth to your house. Altyn Kol can also ship...

  • Shopping center in Bishkek

    In the city center you'll find a department store called TSUM. It's a good place to wonder around and get a good idea of the products that are available in the capital. There really isn't a lot to buy in TSUM - I found it more exciting to just look around. However, if you are looking for souvenirs or other traditional Kyrgyz *stuff*, you can find...

  • Handicrafts

    Kyrgyz handicraft shops are found mostly in the bazars and stores of towns and big cities. Felt made traditional hats, models of yurts, leather goods, jewellary, carpets, rugs etc. etc. 1$ to 100$

  • Real nomatic handiwork

    When you visit Tash Rabat local women will just show up to sell shyrdaks, hats(Kulpaks) , etc High quality Shyrdaks Depends on the size. Spending $50 for a large shyrdak is not hard to do at all

  • Art Shop in old Church in Part

    Paintings are just piled on top of tables. Most of the fun is sorting through them looking for the perfect one. Paintings, wood cut prints, dolls Varries alot, $5-$25 all depends on your taste

  • Hot to buy souvenirs

    Tumar is beleived to a protector from bad things. National hat - kalpak, felt carpets, tumar, chess, etc.

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