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Shopping in Almaty - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Almaty boasts numerous wonderful markets, huge shopping centers and shops. Central Market is extremely popular with locals and visitors of the city. There is always a large choice of seasonal fruits and vegetables, and you can also buy excellent dried fruits, nuts and popular spices. The market sells chic bread from local bakeries and various household items. Yet, there are several excellent cafes with a wide range of national dishes and affordable prices.
We should start our story about the peculiarities of the national cuisine of Almaty from the description of its beverages because every meal starts and ends with drinks. Fans of dairy … Open
In the very center of the city, is a new DOSTYK PLAZA shopping center, which is absolutely worth a visit. Here, you can buy modern clothes and shoes and then go to the cinema or relax in one of the cozy cafes. The shopping center is equipped with a lot of attractions for children, as well as specialized shops with goods for kids. On the first floor, is a large supermarket, where popular products are sold.
Passage shopping center looks more like an indoor commodity market. It was opened one of the first in the city. This shopping complex will appeal to frugal tourists, since clothes and footwear are offered at the most attractive prices. There is also a large choice of bags, belts and other accessories. Copyright
The local people follow many interesting traditions and customs. For example, during a year they celebrate various entertaining and colorful national holidays, each of which has its own … Open
If the products presented here seem insufficient, you can go to the Central Department Store. Recently, this shopping center was completely renovated. Now it houses a modern cinema and an excellent supermarket on the ground floor. In TSUM there is a wide range of clothing stores of popular European brands, such as a large Zara store and boutiques with male and female accessories. You will find several souvenir shops selling very cute handicrafts in national style as well.
Astana panorama Villa Boutiques & Restaurants can be considered one of the most beautiful shopping centers in Almaty. It occupies a chic red building. In front of the shopping center is a spacious area with fountains and landscapes. The complex houses several elite boutiques, in which smart design items are sold. Many people visit the shopping center purely because of the local restaurant, where one can taste the best dishes of national cuisine.
A beautiful park named after 28-Panfilov heroes is one of the main attractions of the city. The total square of the park estimates 18 hectares. On its territory you will find Holy Ascension … Open
Those who want to bring a bottle of good wine from their trip, should visit Salon de Provence store. This wine boutique is a real find for admirers of elite drinks. Here, you can taste and buy wines from around the world. Famous sommeliers often hold meetings and tastings in this boutique. The store has a wonderful chill-out zone with tables where you can relax, taste wines and carefully chosen snacks.
Travellers who are sincere about art should definitely look into the Arvest art gallery. This is where you can admire beautiful paintings and even buy any favorite works of art. The cost of paintings here is quite high, but they are all exclusive works.
Almaty is a true paradise for fans of outdoor activities. The suburban district of the capital is the location or very popular ski resorts. Probably, Medeo sports complex is the most famous … Open
In the center of Almaty is a very unusual shop called French House. Entering its room for the first time, it'll be difficult to immediately determine what kind of goods customers are offered. You will see a variety of antiques from musical instruments and national costumes to ancient weapons. In fact, it is a very popular in the city jewelry store, where one can purchase jewelry from local craftsmen.
The Beatles on Green Hill in Almaty Those who like to walk around modern shopping centers should visit Almaty Mall, which is one of the newest shopping complexes in the city. There are many clothing and footwear stores of different price categories here and beautiful recreation areas with playgrounds for children.
1. The locals are very reluctant to drinking alcoholic beverages. Some people do not consume alcohol at all due to religious beliefs. Visitors also should not drink too much alcohol – … Open
A trip to the Colibri shopping center promises to be interesting. It will definitely appeal to lovers of designer clothes. There is a large store called Desiderio, where you can buy clothes from Italian designers. You will also find a famous Crème Brulee bakery, where you can buy dozens of kinds of sweet and savory pastries.
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In Nur-Sultan, MEGA Silk Way and Khan Shatyr are the most popular destinations for shopaholics. These shopping centers offer sales approximately at the same time as in Europe – two times a year. January and February are the time for the winter sale, and the summer sale can last almost the whole summer. Many shops have special promotions for national holidays, such as Independence Day, Christmas, and Nowruz. Not everyone knows that sales usually have three stages. At the start, the discount is only 15%, and then the same item is offered with a discount of 50%. Only during the last third stage discounts can be up to 90%. … Open
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