Stylishly presented, high-quality embroidery and pottery, both modern and traditional. Credit cards accepted.
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.
A limited selection of English-language books is available, and with advance notice it's possible to special-order from abroad. For writers, there's also a nice collection of journals.
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.
Pick up a bottle of locally-made cognac, some of the best in Central Asia, at this branded store in the city centre.
Sells and repairs mountain bikes, ski equipment, and other types of outdoors gear.
Sells camping supplies, mountaineering equipment and brand-name hiking boots.
This small shop can help outfit climbing parties with technical gear.
Carries a wide range of camping and outdoors equipment.
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 activit…