Chorsu bazaar - The largest and oldest not only in Uzbekistan,
but throughout Central Asia Bazaar Eski Juva "Chor-Su".
Name of old town bazaar Eski Juva translated - "the old tower.
Located in the heart of the so-called Old Town,
near the area Chorsu, he has more than two millennia of its existence, almost the same spot.
The fact that the Eski Juva has long been the center of city life, shows the construction of XV-XVI centuries in the immediate vicinity of such monumental places of worship to this day adorn the city, as the Friday of the Jamia Mosque and Madrasa Kukeldash. In the eighties of last century bazaar Eski Juva was reconstructed.
Here you can get maximum pleasure and minimum cost. Bazarov - is the best place to get acquainted with local daily life, precisely the markets raging passions and emotions. And just bazaar - it is not only a place of trade, but also a kind of club where you can meet friends and acquaintances, the center of popular entertainment, is word of mouth passed news. Notorious uzun-fist-"long ear" was born just at the bazaar.
And if the majority of retail outlets prices are fixed, then the markets, private shops, the benches made bargain. Bring down the price does not make anyone work, and even on the turnover gives lot of pleasure and joy to shoot down prices.
You will be surprised with an eye toward luxury hand-made carpets, soft silk, colorful khan-atlas, dried fruits, spices, items of folk artists, clay figurines in the national style, traditional clothes and shoes handmade.
Today, trade stalls at the bazaar are placed under an ancient family of huge domes, coated with colored glazed ceramic tiles. When you enter the largest of them, the buyer encloud spicy aromas. Which only spice is not here! Saffron and bark brown wood, red pepper and black, Zira and cloves, nutmeg and cardamom, this is only part of the above. About six dozen species and varieties of spices and seasonings can count on the shelves of the Eastern bazaar in Uzbekistan. Also, here are piled up sacks of rice, sugar crystals sparkling gold-Nebat (useful for hemoglobin), white drifts attracted to buyers balls dried tvorozhenogo-kurta (useful for calcium).
Vendors do not offer utomimo eat raisins and kurogu, almonds and pistachios, walnuts and peanuts. Particular national delicacy, peanuts in sugar or honey and showered with sesame seeds. In the fruit and vegetable ranks at any time of year to look at first in the abundance and diversity of goods and want to try a tasty morsel! But the most impressive souk in the summer and autumn.
All that work and worry, raised our Uzbek farmers, we can now not only see but also to try out on the shelves: ruddy-golden apples, juicy pears, honey, bunches of black, pink and amber, sweet grapes, peaches, covered with soft fuzz, and as glossy, fig peaches, plums and yellow figs, carefully covered with green leaves, pomegranates, with ruby grains, as pomegranate juice in abundance, red-orange persimmon .....
Awesome sight of huge mountains of watermelon and lemon-colored fragrant melons, and want to try a tasty, juicy slice of watermelon or melon, and preferably both!
In a special gallery under a small dome on the market Eski Juva, there are workshops of local artisans, where they make their creations and then sell the jewelry and painted children's cradles, cradle, gold embroidery, the national coffers, decorated with ornaments made of metal, embroidery and braid Suzane - jiyak for lining the bottom of women's trousers, quilted-chapans men's robes and women wearing the veil, colorful blankets, kurpachi and Uzbek national knives spike in leather or brass legs, wickerwork baskets and trays of various sizes and configurations, national musical instruments. This work tinsmiths and blacksmiths, carpenters and wood carvers. Potters-Kulol Required dishes lagans and deep bowl-Xhosa painted cobalt and turquoise ornaments. Having plunged into the ranks of carpets from Khiva, Samarkand and Bukhara, Afghanistan and Turkey, and even Belgium, can not help recalling that in the heart of the Silk Road trade. Tashkent, as is known, has emerged in II - Ivekah BC in the fertile oasis as a major trading point at the intersection of caravan roads of the Great Silk Road. Originally the city was a four small settlements in the place where now there is an old urban areas - Beshagach Shayhantaur, SEBZAR and Kukcha. In the vast wasteland between them in ancient times formed a kind of fair, where the exchange of goods and traded local farmers and nomads, as well as Touring merchants. Here converge caravan routes from the west and east, north and south, which for many centuries in Tashkent imported goods and exported, but this place was called - Chor-Su, which means "crossroad". What is most interesting, the name of certain streets in the area of Tashkent still recall the way the caravan trails of the Great Silk Road: Samarkand-Darbaza, "Samarkand gate, gate-to Chagatai Chagatai.
The area around a closed area under a light canopy traders gathered from all regions of the country's fruits and vegetables. And as our markets are full of fresh young greens greens. Lovers of gold ornaments and articles of gold, just as pleased with our Chorsu bazaar. Crafts and factory work, surprise your eyes. Gold prices will not leave you indifferent, you will want to buy everything at once. Playing with sellers of discount leads you to the excitement. At the end of the bargain you will get a lot of emotion and joy that the seller has lost you the game.
Rows of souvenirs, national clothes, dishes and all I mentioned and many others will catch you unawares. To see the creation of our masters with their own eyes is worth a lot. It's not every day can see the work and the beauty of a product, and most importantly who invented it did. Because of the frequent, we buy souvenirs, dishes, traditional costume, for family, friends and acquaintances to donate a sign of respect when we arrive to rest. It is very nice, but still more joy to be, when you say, I ordered or commissioned specifically for you, and saw with my own eyes how they were created, this beauty. Entering the clothing market Chorsu, you will plunge into the gamut of all colors of the world of colors. From the rich colors of the soul is happy. And not only colors pleases your eye and soul, but also the diversity of goods. Here you can buy clothes, shoes, blankets, carpets, appliances and many other things that you would like. And not only for themselves, as well as you can put all of whom would you want: children, relatives and friends. Believe in our market you can not refuse to help a single person for our people, It is an honor! Express emotions, joy, anger, laughter in the bazaars of Uzbekistan! Without this live bazaar!
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