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Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent

Chorsu Bazaar - Oriental Market of Tashkent

Chorsu Bazaar is a unique place, one of the oldest bazaars in Uzbekistan. It is located in the old part of Tashkent on Eski Zhuva Square ("Old Tower"), across the street from Chorsu Station of the Tashkent Metro, near Kukeldash Madrasah. "Chorsu" is a word from the Persian language, meaning "crossroads" or "four streams". Kukeldash Madrasah, built around 1570, is located at the edge of the bazaar.

In the central part of the bazaar stands a monumental dome structure, the diameter of which is about 300-350 meters. The lower tier is occupied by basement corridors with utility rooms, the middle and upper - counters.

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Under its blue-colored domed building and the adjacent areas, all daily necessities are sold. In this market you can find anything - aromatic spices, juicy fruits, prepared national dishes, chapans, skullcaps, national fabrics and utensils.

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