Kazakhstan is famous for the beautifully crafted items that appeal to most of the visitors who visit the country.
The Almaty city is the best shopping destination in Kazakhstan. This city has lots of shopping malls as well as some interesting bazaars. One can find hundreds of handicrafts varieties in Almaty as craftsmen from all over the country as well as from the neighbouring countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan come to Almaty to sell their handy-crafts.
Most of the popular shopping venues offer more varieties of all sorts of small souvenirs or any big items like rugs, quilts etc. Don’t forget to buy Kazakh silk paintings, nesting/stacking dolls and Kazakh dream quilts. Those items are easy to carry and not expensive also.
China is relatively close to City of Astana. So one can find many ‘Made in China’ gadgets in the shops of Astana city. The city has plenty of supermarkets. Some famous supermarkets in the city include Sine Tempore (Italian orientated), one along Kenesary between Beibitshilik, Auezov and Respublika in south of the junction with Abai.