Shopping in Bishkek

  • Shopping in Bishkek

    Tumar Art Salon

    Stylishly presented, high-quality embroidery and pottery, both modern and traditional. Credit cards accepted.

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    One Village One Product

    This Bishkek branch of the Karakol-based association One Village One Product. They sell the same high-quality handicrafts, honey, jams and gifts. Proceeds support artisans in the village across Issyk-Kol.

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    Kolobok

    For prepared foods (best selection at lunch time), baked goods or imported foods and liquors, this is one of the most popular shops in the centre of Bishkek.

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    Kyrgyz Cognac

    Pick up a bottle of locally-made cognac, some of the best in Central Asia, at this branded store in the city centre.

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    Gergert Sport

    Sells and repairs mountain bikes, ski equipment, and other types of outdoors gear.

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    Red Fox

    Sells camping supplies, mountaineering equipment and brand-name hiking boots.

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    Alpinist Gear

    This small shop can help outfit climbing parties with technical gear.

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    Marco Polo

    Carries a wide range of camping and outdoors equipment.

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    Clothing Stalls

    For traditional Kyrgyz goods, including white imitation-felt ak kalpak hats (80som) and colourful shepherds' chests, there are a series of stalls at the south tip of the Khial building in Osh Bazaar (limited activity on Mondays).

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    Raritet

    Postcards, basic maps and a mere handful of English-language books plus a museum section and a sweet, traditionally styled chaikhana room. Descend the stairs from the west side of the Dom Druzhby building just off Ala-Too Square.

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    Asia Gallery

    The showroom/gallery of the Kyrgyzstan Union of Artists is upstairs in a faded, once-grand, Stalin-era building which also hides some artists’ workshops.

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    Bishkek Park Shopping Mall

    With a range of European and Turkish stores plus a decent top-floor food court and bowling alley, this is a popular hangout for local families.

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    Frunze Hypermarket

    For stocking up on food supplies for camping, this large hypermarket is the best option near the city centre.

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    Saima

    Sells textiles (including silk scarfs), postcards, souvenirs, toys and fridge magnets.

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    Epos

    Feltware, handicrafts, dishware, games, and more at this classy souvenir boutique.

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    Narodnyy/Shumkur

    Central all-night supermarket with cheap queue-and-pay cafeteria attached.

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    TsUM

    The state-run department store. There are souvenirs on the 4th floor.

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    Kyrgyz Oyu

    Leather, felt and terracotta souvenirs from cute to kitsch.