Free of entrance but you will definitely spend money here! Everything is so exotic to foreigners! A place must visit!
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With much anticipation, we thought it would be a bazaar like the one in Istanbul or Marrakech but it turned out to be rather small with limited variety as well. However if you are interested in dried fruits, silk scarves, etc. they have plenty. Like...More
You can buy all kinds of native/local crafts in this central market/shopping plaza. It could be busy during the weekend and holidays. The central tower inside the market costs ¥50 to go up, which is expensive but offers an excellent view of this city.
Grand Bazar Spent about two hours in the area, and found the shopping initially interesting but it quickly became repetitive. Therefore I went on to explore the nearby street shops and gained a fair experience of what locals eat for food and shop for in...More
Was with a tour group and Urumqi International Bazaar was our first stop. One of the best unique bazaar in silk road where one can find lotsa good souvenirs and interesting products native to the Uyghurs. Its quite a big Bazaar but one can easily...More
This is both local and international shopping centre. Certain things are very pricey for a tourist especially if you don't speak either mandarin or Uyghur. No English speakers in any shops. However, Russian speakers are easier to find. The place is huge and easy to...More
Several Malls adjacent to one another. Part of the thrill is in the haggling. Except that they do not speak any languages other than local Urumqi language and mandating. It is pale when compared to the bazaar in Istanbul. The open space/square has some local...More