Tolkuchka-Basar, Ashgabat

2.4
Wander busy market streets and find anything your heart desires at Tolkuchka-Basar. The out-of-town chaotic shopping area offers everything from live sheep to embroidered clothing. Walk from one vendor to another to buy memorabilia, toys, and talismans made by the locals, but pay close attention to those selling carpets. Keep in mind that carpets older than 50 years cannot be exported, while others need an export certificate. Put Tolkuchka-Basar into our Ashgabat road trip planning app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Ashgabat.
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  • here you will find everything: utensils, many fabrics of very different quality, carpets mostly machine woven, but also occasionally hand-knotted, furniture, traditional jewelry and traditional clothing. I only touched the electronics market, but unfortunately I did not see the animal market at all.
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  • This is s huge market. Most of it not worth seeing. The two best parts are the carpet market and the livestock market. The problem with the carpet market is that you cannot take photos and foreigners ...  more »
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