Markets are the heart of cities, they reflect people’s interests and culture.
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of exploring a market in a brand-new city. The sights, the smells, and the bartering is a sure-fire way to meet the locals, experience the culture and learn about the city’s heritage.
These are 8 unusual markets that you might know, but should visit!
2. Ka Firushi Bird Market in Kabul: Birds are the favorite pet of Kabuli people and that’s why they created an entire market in Kabul for birds only! In this market, you can find various birds in all shapes, sizes and colors.
3. Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Chiang Mai in Thailand: The Night Bazaar consists of countless stalls packed along the sidewalks and spilling out into the street. Here you can find vendors selling almost anything you can think of. The selection is simply staggering and items on offer include CDs, DVDs, clothes, shoes, Thai silk, handicrafts, purses, wallets, watches, video games, luggage, home accessories, furniture, statues of aliens made from auto parts, spices, souvenirs, samurai swords, art, jewelry, silver, antiques, and several hundred other items of knick-knack and goo-gah that defy categorization. Quality varies from vendor to vendor but low prices mean you almost always get good value for your money.
4. Gypsy Brides Market in Mogila: It seems like Tinder hasn't made it yet to Mogila city in Bulgaria! The city hosts a market once a year where young girls visit this market in their finery, hoping to find a good and handsome husband.At this market the “price” of a young and beautiful woman might reach several thousand Euros!
5. Lome Voodoo Market in Togo: The Akodessawa Fetish Market or Marche des Feticheurs is the world's largest voodoo market. The market features monkey heads, skulls, dead birds, crocodiles, skins and other products of dead animals.
6. Wesker & Son