Stylishly presented, high-quality embroidery and pottery, both modern and traditional. Credit cards accepted.
- TTumar Art Salon
- KKyrgyz Konyagy
Sells a full range of Kyrgyz brandies from 200som to 7000som per half-litre according to quality and ageing (various sizes of bottles available)…
- AAltyn Kol Handicraft Coop
Felt-work galore, with a focus on shyrdak and ala-kiyiz carpets but also everything from mobile-phone cases to felt toys for the kids. Adjoining the CBT…
- AAltyn Oimok
This craftsworkers' collective sells handmade souvenirs from a small shop on-site and arranges demonstrations of the felt-making process from 2500som per…
- OOsh Market
Nope, you're not at the bazaar. This local supermarket carries the normal range of local products, plus a surprisingly large selection of imported goods…
- OOne 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…
- OOne Village One Product
Beautifully presented selection of locally sourced products including delicious jam and apricot juices from Jeti-Öghüz, natural soaps from Tasma,…
- AAntique Shop
Most of the Soviet-era products for sale at this small corner shop come with a history that far outweighs their size or price, and owner Alexander seems…
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…
- SSaimalu Tash
A small but attractive art and textiles showroom featuring hand-embroidered carpets, patchwork panels, framed art and a variety of handmade souvenirs.
- KKyrgyz Uz
Shyrdak and ala-kiyiz carpets, plus a selection of modern souvenirs, are available at this women's cooperative next door to CBT.
- KKyrgyz Cognac
Pick up a bottle of locally-made cognac, some of the best in Central Asia, at this branded store in the city centre.
Stop by for a decent selection of outdoors clothing and apparel, or in winter time to rent snow-sports equipment.
- GGergert Sport
Sells and repairs mountain bikes, ski equipment, and other types of outdoors gear.
- RRed Fox
Sells camping supplies, mountaineering equipment and brand-name hiking boots.
- AAlpinist Gear
This small shop can help outfit climbing parties with technical gear.
- MMarco Polo
Carries a wide range of camping and outdoors equipment.
- CClothing 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…
Postcards, basic maps and a mere handful of English-language books plus a museum section and a sweet, traditionally styled chaikhana room. Descend the…
- KKork Art Gallery
Many of the most artistically imaginative shyrdak that you see around town are created by this family company, which has several small workshops tucked…