Kazakhstan is famous for the beautifully crafted items that appeal to most visitors. Almaty is a popular shopping destination in Kazakhstan. This city has lots of shopping malls as well as some exciting bazaars (markets). One can find hundreds of handicrafts varieties over here. Artisans from all over the country and the neighbouring countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan come to Almaty to sell their handy-crafts.
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.
The Zelyony Bazaar (Green Bazaar):
The Zelyony Bazaar is a famous central market with many shops and stalls offering delicious apples, clothing, toys, vegetables, flowers, plants, spices, dried fruit, Korean delicacies, cheese, and mare's milk koumiss, etc. The market has got a different meat section, and one can also find the speciality of Kazakh, horse meat.
Address: Zhibek zholy Str. at Zenkov Str., Almaty, Kazakhstan
Silk Way City:
Silk Way City is a great trade centre in Almaty that boasts a superb luxurious design. Spread over 12000 sq.m. area. The manufacturing departments of Silkway offer pastry, bread, cold food, meat, fish, and much more produced with the most modern technique.
Address: Tole Bi Street 65, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
Promod Arbat Almaty
Arbat means street. Zhybek-Zholy Street is famous as a meeting place for artists, musicians, and the residents of Almaty city. This famous street is lined with various shops, including jewellery, fashion, boutiques, brand shops, cafes, and many more.
Address: 81 Zhiloy Zhibek Street, Almaty 050004, Kazakhstan
Address: Самал-2, 111, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Mega Center Almaty
Address: 263, Rozybakiev Street 247А, Almaty 050060, Kazakhstan
ТРЦ MEGA Alma-Ata
Address: Rozybakiev Street 247A, Almaty 050060, Kazakhstan
Prada Almaty Esentai Mall
Address: Al-Farabi Avenue 77/8, Almaty 050040, Kazakhstan
Address: Mukagali Makataev Street 127/1, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
China is relatively close to Nur-sultan. So one can find many 'Made in China' products and gadgets in the shops of Nur-sultan. The city has plenty of supermarkets as well. Following are some of the best shops in Nur-sultan: