Dordoy Bazaar in bishkek a large bulk and peddle market in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. It is one of Asia’s greatest public market places, comparable to Bangkok’s Chatuchak weekend market or Tehran’s Grand Bazaar.
It is call by Western journalist as “a modern monument to the power of raw commerce”. Dordoy Bazaar is not just a major browsing and service center for the Bishkek metropolitan area and entire Chuy River Valley region, but also one of the main entrepots through which consumer goods from China arrive to shops and markets in Kazakhstan, Russia, and Uzbekistan. According to some economists, this re – export is one of two largest fiscal life of Kyrgyzstan.
Dordoy Bazaar (nick named Tolchok, which means ‘jostling crowd’) is a huge weekend flea market of alien user gear and junk about 7 km north of the center. You might strike gold with the rare North Face jacket here. Buses 185, 132, 25 and 200 run to Dordoy from the northern corner of Soviet and Chuy.
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