Many business travelers believe that one of the best travel experiences in exploring and shopping in the bustling local markets. Here are ten world famous bazaars in the world that are especially popular with tourists worldwide; Markets for delicious food and fantastic shopping and walking with a wave of crowds.
Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar, Egypt
This market’s history dates back to 1385 AD and is one of the most important attractions in Cairo and attracts many tourists. Khan al-Khalili Bazaar takes its name from one of the most powerful kings of the fourteenth century. This market is famous for its unique handicrafts and oriental souvenirs. The street spiral design of this traditional bazaar recreates medieval bazaars for visitors. Today, in addition to shops, cafes, restaurants, and food stalls are widespread throughout the market. The cafes are small and quite traditional and serve Arabic coffee. Al-Husseini Mosque is also located in Khan Al-Khalili Bazaar, Al-Azhar University, and its famous mosque is not far from this bazaar.
Chatuchak Market, Thailand
This market is one of Bangkok’s best shopping malls, especially in the world, where most of its shops open on Saturdays and Sundays. Local goods such as tropical fruits, vegetables, handicrafts, paintings, ceramics, clothing, home appliances, toys and pets, and almost anything you can think of are sold in this market. Chatuchak Market covers more than 9,000 to 15,000 stalls in more than 14 hectares and is visited by 200 people at the time of the day, which is 200 and is one of Bangkok’s busiest places.
Temple Street, Hong Kong
This famous night market in Yaoma Tea has a lot to offer. You can find everything in this market; Compete with local chess geniuses, eyeballs, a large and varied range of food stalls and fortune-telling parrots, and more. Many gangster movies have been made in this market. The Temple Street Market in Hong Kong starts at dusk and continues until dawn. The reason for this overnight market is the decrease in traffic for tourists. This market is very colorful, and everything you can think of can be found in it.
Kashgar Market, China
This local market, like Chatuchak in Thailand, has 200,000 to 200 visitors a day. In Kashgar, you can buy and sell everything, from horses to furniture, from chicken milk to human life. As you can imagine, watching people in this market itself is a kind of entertainment. It is not wrong to sit in a corner away from others’ eyes and enjoy this exciting show. This market is held every week in the northernmost part of the city and is said to be the largest outdoor market globally and offers an endless variety of carpets, fruits, beads, and precious stones, bread, horses, livestock, livestock, and more.
Chiang Mai Market, Thailand
Chiang Mai Market is also a night market that opens after sunset and is a kind of “chin and discount” city. The bazaar is set up on a one-kilometer-long street and, due to the welcome of locals and tourists from all over the world, a colorful combination is created in it. You can find everything you need in Chiang Mai Market: from DVDs of Hollywood movies, cloth, silk, sunglasses, precious stones to swords and chicken feet. This market is uniquely the beating heart of Chiang Mai, Thailand, and is very popular with locals and tourists.
Camden Market, London
In the early days of its establishment, this market was open on weekends, and now it is a daily phenomenon that becomes very crowded on weekends. The marketplace is spread all over the neighborhood streets and is probably the largest community of strange people in the world that can be seen per square meter: you can see punks, goths, hippies, and all kinds of types and people to various groups. In addition to other attractive sections, Camdenolak Bazaar is one of the most senior units in this market’s heart, a paved area adjacent to the Regent Canal. More than two hundred and fifty stalls sell African, Latin American, and Far Eastern handicrafts and various foods in this market. If you are looking for Dr. Martin’s famous boots, you can find all kinds of genuine and counterfeit ones in the comedy market. This market is one of the best shopping malls in London and the UK.
Tsukiji Fish Market, Japan
Tokyo Fish Market is one of the largest and busiest markets in the world. Even those who do not like seafood go to see it. The sellers of this market have their language, and about 3,000 tons of fish are transported daily, and about 800,000 tons of fish are transported annually. You can guess the smell yourself. But Tokyo Sokiji Fish Market is a seafood lovers’ paradise where you can find a variety of fresh fish and traditional Japanese sushi. It should be noted that most of the Michelin-approved luxury restaurants (267 restaurants) are located in Tokyo.
Grand Bazaar Istanbul, Turkey
This market is familiar to Iranian tourists. Grand Bazaar is one of the oldest indoor markets globally, which is very attractive and spectacular in structure and architecture and is located in Istanbul. The market has 61 covered corridors and more than 3,000 shops selling various goods, including jewelry, carpets, leather, antiques, handicrafts, clothing, shoes, beautiful colored lanterns, spices, herbal medicines, and even old books. The Grand Bazaar was built in 1455 by Sultan Muhammad the Conqueror’s order and expanded in the 16th century.
Traditional Bazaar of Tabriz, Iran
With about one square kilometer, this market is the largest indoor market globally and has numerous bazaars, temples, inns, and inns. In the past, due to the location of the city of Tabriz on the Silk Road crossroads and the daily passage of thousands of caravans from various Asian, African and European countries, this market has enjoyed a very profitable market. Tabriz Grand Bazaar, with about 500.5 rooms, shops and stores, 40 types of jobs, 35 houses, 25 Timcheh, 20 mosques, 20 rows and bazaars, 11 corridors, and nine religious schools, is the main center of Tabriz people.
Pike Place Market, USA
Some say the Seattle market is just a tourist attraction, while others believe it is a national treasure. With a 100-year history, it is the most senior surviving market in ancient America, covering 4 hectares and attracting 40,000 visitors every day. Like many local markets around the world, you can find various items such as books and antiques, products from local producers, fish, and more. . As mentioned, this market is located in Seattle, Washington, USA.