Luxury boutiques, huge shopping malls will never replace the atmosphere of the markets. We have selected for you 5 markets around the world that you must visit.
Chatuchak Market in Bangkok, Thailand
Chatuchak Market is one of the five most popular markets on the planet.
Chatuchak is located on eleven hectares of land. So it is not surprising that he is also considered one of the largest bazaars in the world. Every weekend, more than 200,000 people visit it, and a third of them are foreigners.
Chatuchak is famous for competitive prices. Even large stores that have branches in the market sell goods cheaper than in a shopping center.
Portobello Road Market in London, United Kingdom
Portobello Road Market is one of the largest antique markets in Europe and the largest in Britain.
In Portobello market, you can find accessories and bags, advertising signs, armour and weapons, Wedgwood porcelain, autographs, binoculars, crystal and cutlery, door handles, telephones and telescopes – anything you want. A special place is given to goods of own production.
Portobello Road Market is an ideal place to buy gifts for friends and relatives, with a high probability they will be unique, and you will have to spend no more than in any gift shop.
Temple Street Night Market, Hong Kong, China
Temple Street is one of the most popular markets in the world. Travelling to Hong Kong simply requires you to visit the night market, where you can have a great time and buy a lot of exclusive and cheap gifts.
Local sellers offer buyers who come here to purchase clothes, handmade Chinese souvenirs, antiques, exotic delicacies and much more.
Saint-Ouen Flea Market in Paris, France
One of the largest flea market in Europe. Lovers of rarities and aesthetes from all over Europe come here. 2500 stalls divide the market into dozens of areas with different themes depending on the products they offer to their customers.
The market is open every day except Tuesday and Wednesday, and on weekends it is open until 6 pm. Saint-Ouen Flea Market this is one of the free sights of Paris that a traveller must definitely add to his itinerary.
Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey
The Grand Bazaar is one of the largest indoor markets in the world, which has long become the most popular attraction of old Istanbul.
Here you can buy ceramics, gold, silver, jewelry, shawls, scarves, amulets, carpets, sweets and much more. Bargaining is simply necessary because the initial price can be several times overstated.
The market is open Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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