Almaty is Kazakhstan’s largest city. It is a must-see for all Western tourists, especially those who would like to have a glimpse of how life was in the old Soviet Union. This bustling city has maintained typical Soviet living. Almaty was the capital city prior to 1998, yet it remains to be Kazakhstan’s financial and cultural center. Kazakhstan’s premier market, the Almaty Green Bazaar is found in this former capital.
The name “Green Market” had stuck with Almaty’s central market for centuries because fresh green vegetables were sold here in olden times. The most popular produce are giant radishes, potatoes, grapes, dark red Oporto apples, strawberries, raspberries and [Read more…]