The black market: "The bazaar" Kiev Shopping Tip by Klod5

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  Bazaar in Kiev
by Klod5

The parallel economy is flourishing in Ukraine!

The stands are installed permanently there. It is about containers the more often stacked on two floors, and whose doors open up on a way of window.

It gives a tropical bazaar air... besides, the Ukrainians say " I go to the bazaar ".

What to buy: The black market has gable on street, and these are real shopping mall in full air, where one finds all indeed (a lot of vodka, evidently), to very reasonable prices.

When I say " all ", it means incredible things : Ukraine became the first world producer of software data processings pirated. You will find therefore on the market of the versions that is not even sold in Europe, to price without competition (to the point to repay you the price of the journey extensively).

Directions: There is a big bazaar close to the central station (Voksal) of Kiev that is easy to find (but it is not the more big, nor most well-stocked...).
Theme: Discount Store

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 9, 2003
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