The ground-floor shop here has a good but pricey selection of Kazakh carpets (60,000T to 80,000T for a 2m-by-3m one) and other Kazakh souvenirs. The museum also hosts excellent Central Asian craft fairs, often on th…
Amanulla's little shop has a decent range of reasonably priced Kazakh carpets and dearer ones from Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.
Best place in Kazakhstan for hiking, road and city maps; also has dictionaries and phrase books.
For sports gear head to Limpopo, with mountain bikes and winter sports equipment.
Equipment for hikers, campers, rafters, fishers and hunters.
Almaty's burgeoning middle class shops at supermarkets and glitzy malls stocked with expensive, often imported, goods and at international stores such as Zara, Yves Rocher and Benetton, which you'll find dotted all …
The biggest and newest mall with small skating rinks (has a climbing centre too).
One of Almaty's main malls.