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Really local and authentic place

We had a great time the day that we visited Urgut market. It was the first time that we did not... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
Pani A
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Madrid, Spain
The True Oriental Market

The bazaar of Urgut can be added to your visits in Samarkand. Driving some forty kilometers bring... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2017
Centasia
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Nov 7, 2017
“Really local and authentic place”
Aug 11, 2017
“The True Oriental Market”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

We had a great time the day that we visited Urgut market. It was the first time that we did not feel like real tourists in Uzbekistan. It is just a local market where we were the only foreigners. People were really nice and kind...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

The bazaar of Urgut can be added to your visits in Samarkand. Driving some forty kilometers bring you to a big bazaar which seems not have changed during the last years. You will enjoy the culture of the locals, colorful traditional clothes, cheap handmade craft...More

Thank Centasia
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

THIS is the place to get all your tapestries. However it is not easy to find. When they say go to the back of the market really it is BEHIND the main market. With the suzanis being sold out of trucks. Dont give up. They...More

1  Thank Kris P
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Not far from Samarkand, high in the hills next to the Tajik border, is the town of Urgut. It has one of the best rural markets in Uzbekistan and the people here have their own distinct culture.

1  Thank nileshilpa2000
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Reviewed June 7, 2016

We went to this market which was an hour drive from Samarkand because it was recommended in guidebooks. The Urghut Wednesday market was mostly a waste of time unless you just want to see a massive market selling everything from toilet paper to apricots and...More

2  Thank MamboMumbai
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

I went to on Tuesday by mini-bus from Samarkand (it takes an hour). It is open except on Monday. This market is famous for suzani but it was interesting as a local market. Very huge market. most of people couldn't speak English. it means just...More

3  Thank chigrix72
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Reviewed October 23, 2014

About 40km from Samarkand is the Urgut Market. The best time to visit is in the weekend with Sunday being the busiest day. This is a huge market selling everything for the locals such as clothing, food and hardware. For the tourist you can find...More

6  Thank Traveldestin
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