The centre of Almaty is now a pedestrianised area, which offers more than just a pleasant place to walk. It also has bars, cafés, restaurants, souvenir shops and this year an extensive craft market. Here you will find handmade Kazakhstani products, with bags and ethnic-style clothes, jewellery and ornaments made with precious and semiprecious stones and metals, toys, felt, national souvenirs, wooden and ceramic tableware and much more. When&where: 24-25 November and 16-17 December,
09:00 to 18:00, zhibek zholy Ave between Nazarbayev Ave and Panfilov St, Almaty. More information is available at almatycrafts.kz.