We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Lively, colorful, and practical!

I visited the Osh Bazaar in Bishkek on a weekday afternoon. The pathways are narrow and crowded... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne S
via mobile
Large bazaar with some interesting things to see

Osh bazaar is a very large bazaar is very similar to other bazaars from the central Asia, with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Firoz U
Read all 277 reviews
All photos (266)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“be careful”(16 reviews)
“fruit”(24 reviews)
“local market”(6 reviews)
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
+996 554 136 904
Reviews (277)
Filter reviews
145 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbe carefulfruitlocal marketkeep an eyebreadall sortsenglish is spokenhorse meathuge marketcrowded placemeat sectionlocal snackstraditional clothesexperience the local cultureinteresting placegreat place to visitcentral asia
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 145 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Osh Bazaar in Bishkek on a weekday afternoon. The pathways are narrow and crowded, but the vendors are friendly and helpful. I found an Apple charger for my iPhone so that I have a backup, and further along, I found dates and...More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Osh bazaar is a very large bazaar is very similar to other bazaars from the central Asia, with the usual items being sold. The meat section is interesting as you can see some meat you would not find easily available in Western Europe. You are...More

Thank Firoz U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's big and busy, if you look hard enough you are sure to find what you need and at a good price. Mostly caters for local needs, but there are some touristy bits. Well worth a wander.

Thank PhillKentUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Osh Bazaar is large, crowded, colorful, and where you will see local Kyrgs doing every-day shopping. The variety of goods on sale is huge. Everything from vegetables, grains, baked goods, spices, dried fruits, nuts, clothing, shoes, meat, souvineers, and hats. Things are somewhat organized...More

Thank Carol A S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge market which spills out of the main building into the streets nearby. Much hustle & bustle, and just about everything on sale!

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place to visit. In the afternoon it seems to be less crowded and prices are lower. I didnt have any problem with fake police/thief/anything. Funny to discuss about the price for everything. It s full of colors and tastes, a must-go for any tourist...More

Thank salazarsamin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reading the negative reviews made me nervous, but I love bazaars so decided to go! I especially enjoyed the clothing section which is just across the street from the big building with the gold jewellery on the ground floor. I bought felt slippers and bag...More

2  Thank Oakley12_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for souvenirs from Kyrgyzstan, you can find it all at Osh Bazaar at reasonable prices. You can bargain with the prices. Got some ref magnets (ranging from 50-80 sims) key chains(50-80 sons), bags(150-200 sims) Yurt jewelry boxes(100-150 sims) the local hats(100...More

Thank cdcnerizon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The World of a real bazar and a certain unique and lively Spot in bishkek! Take 2h, go 4it 😊by local Transport from chuy ☝

Thank Kaipanki
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Some parts where with super tourist prices and they didn't want to lower it. Some parts it was easy to haggle so remember to find a good price. Souvenir section was good!

Thank EmppuL
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 56 hotels in Bishkek
Soluxe Hotel Bishkek
51 reviews
.92 km away
Art Hotel
12 reviews
1.09 km away
Rich Hotel
95 reviews
1.17 km away
De'Mar Hotel
3 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 865 restaurants in Bishkek
Bereke Grand
2 reviews
.28 km away
.32 km away
Sim Sim
.33 km away
Stolovaya on Kiyevskaya, 248
.33 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 212 attractions in Bishkek
Fuchik Park
24 reviews
.55 km away
Iron Horse Nomads
46 reviews
1.35 km away
Taigan Expeditions
6 reviews
1.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
December 5, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from bajajulio | Reviewed this property |
Yes...Towards the far back is area with all types. Best prices.