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Print Posted 05/01/2016 in Category 1

Bazaar Shops From Around The World

Bazaar Shops From Around The World


When it comes to enjoying other cultures and experiencing some of that culture for yourself, one of the best ways to do that is to visit different Bazaar shops around the world. If you love shopping, visiting Bazaars worldwide is one of the foremost ways to incorporate your love for purchasing antique items or virtually anything else with the experience of seeing how each culture lives up close and personal. Whether your interests lie in purchasing rugs from the different continents or you are more interested in flowers, clothing or other items, you know that you will be able to find something that piques your interest no matter where you are at the time.

North America

North America is by far one of the most diverse contents on the face of the earth. As such, it is possible to shop for all different kinds of items without ever leaving the continent. In many cases, you can find vastly different items within the same city and even at the same Bazaar. For example, you can visit New York’s Long Island City Flea Market, one of the most comprehensive areas in the entire continent for purchasing just about anything that tickles your fancy. From furniture to clothing and everything in between, there is virtually nothing you cannot find. The same is true for other major cities throughout the United States, such as Chicago and Los Angeles, not to mention places like Montreal in Canada.


Africa is a diverse and interesting continent. As far as Bazaars go, one of the most interesting and vibrant is the Kejetia Market in Kumasi. The truly interesting thing about this particular market is that it basically takes over the entire city. It is a remarkable thing to witness every individual and every business in the city becoming a part of a single event. In this city, it is still a major way of life and this is demonstrated each time that the market is going on. If you are interested in African collectibles such as rugs or fine pottery, there is no better place to shop. it is also possible to find some truly unique antiques at this market, things that you will have a difficult time finding anywhere else, even under the best of circumstances.


Some people don't really think about markets and Bazaars in Asia, but for anyone that has ever been there it is a mystery why this is not one of the first things that comes to mind. One of the best known is the Ka Faroshi Market in Kabul. The thing that is truly unique about it is that the entire market almost exists in a bubble. In a city that has been completely torn apart by the ravages of war, the area where the market occurs has been largely untouched. It is almost as if you stepped into an entirely different plane of existence, as though it exists in another period of time. It allows you to see all of the beauty and character of the city without the scars that years of fighting has produced in virtually every other area.


Australia is a great place for markets and Bazaars of all kinds. You can find markets that sell antiques, handmade arts and crafts, flowers, animals, and food. Whatever you are in the market for, there is a market that appeals to those interests. Among the most popular venues are the Prahran Market and the Queen Victoria Market, both of which are famous enough to be well known around the world. The former market mainly specializes in fresh foods like fruits and vegetables while the latter has something for everyone, regardless of where your interests lie. There are also similar markets that can be found throughout the city of Perth.


Europe is an interesting place to visit, and out of all of the cities that one can choose to indulge in, London is by far one of the most storied and interesting choices. Among the markets in the area is the Columbia Road Flower Market. As the name implies, this market deals mainly with fresh flowers. If you are looking for a bouquet for a special occasion or you want to start your own garden, this is an ideal place to visit. Here, you can find flowers that you might not find in any other location. It is truly unique and something that is worth checking out if you are in the area.

South America

South America’s Mercado Municipal in Sao Paulo gives its shoppers the chance to look for a lot of different items, but mainly, the market is known for its delicious edible creations and for its world-renowned stained glass. If you want to adorn your home with truly beautiful pieces of art, this is the place to go. In addition, the market is covered so you can shop in comfort regardless of the weather.


You might not think of Antarctica as a continent where you would want to shop or do much of anything else unless you are into some type of extreme adventure. In reality, the entire continent is one big adventure that is just waiting to test the toughest of individuals. With that being said, there are still people that love to shop who visit the area. One of the more interesting areas is called Falkland Collectibles. This is a shop that sells an eclectic array of items ranging from necessities that can scarcely be found in any other town for hundreds of miles to antiquities, rugs and other handmade items.

In closing, it is possible to find something that you love in almost any location. The markets and Bazaars that have been mentioned in the above paragraphs represent the most famous events of their kind around the world. If you have the chance to visit one of these, do not miss out on the opportunity. If you don't find yourself particularly close to any of them, rest assured that you can find plenty of local markets in small towns around the world. As a result, there is undoubtedly something for everyone, regardless of where you live..

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