Kazakhstan: Almaty – Green Market

The Green Market in Almaty is a must see! Almaty Green Market is not just where fruits and vegetables are sold, the place is filled to the ream with meat and milk products. Horse meat occupies a large section of the market – from choice meat cuts to horse meat sausages and dried meat. Lamb section is all massive and quite impressive, with seemingly every part of sheep on display. You want pork and beef – plenty of it here as well. But there’s also milk and dry cheeses, horse milk, and even sour camel milk. And don’t forget nuts and dry fruits, spices and medicinal plants. And all the pickled stuff – from cabbage to kimchi to cucumbers to mushrooms!