Shopping in Dushanbe

  • Korvon BazaarA384 road (Far away and is very large (Marshruktas with "Корвон" signs on their dashboards will get you there for 3 somoni, or less than a dollar). - South of Park Druzhby). Korvon has a massive indoor clothing and shoes section as well as a smaller food section. It is also the place to go to find fabric rugs, although all of the rugs come from Turkey, not Tajikistan. Somewhat cheaper than Shakhmansur
  • Shakhmansur Bazaar (Green Bazaar, Зелёный Базар), Lohuti Street (East of Opera). This is the biggest bazaar in downtown Dushanbe and has a huge variety of foods (very cheap by Western standards), including dried fruit, nuts, fresh fruits and vegetables, spices, meats, and bread, as well as an odd assortment of tools and household products. It is possible to see the entire bazaar in an hour or two. The locals always charge foreigners more, so do your best to strike a bargain.

Tajikistan - Travel guide


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