Summer markets

All you need to get to know these summer markets is a good adventurous spirit and good negotiation skills, as well as carrying money in your pockets, of course. Here are some of the most colorful and beautiful summer markets that you will find in the world.

-Jaipur Bazaars, India
Jaipur, Rajasthan , is famous for its precious stones (diamonds, topaz and emeralds) and brightly colored textiles. The main jewelers are in Jauhari Bazar, while in Tripolia, Kishanpol, Bapu and Nehru markets you will find carpets, handicrafts and furs. Opening : every day.

-Otavalo Market, Ecuador
It is one of the best markets in Latin America . It is known worldwide, not only for its positions, but for its cultural importance. It dates from pre-Columbian times. Saturday is the big market day. Don’t forget to buy some of the most striking fabrics you will ever see. Opening : only on Saturday throughout the day.

-Grand Souk al-Hamidiyeh, Damascus
The Grand Souk al-Hamidiyeh is the most famous souk in Syria . This covered market is also a good shelter from the heat. You will find spices, sweets and soaps, all on sale. Opening : open every day until 9:00 p.m.

-Donghuamen Night Market, Beijing
The night is the ideal time to visit this market and dine on fried insects , seahorses, etc. In this market you will find the strangest foods you can imagine. One of the best-selling foods is the scorpion. Open : every day at dusk.

-Waterlooplein Rastro, Amsterdam
Waterlooplein Rastro, is located behind the red light district and is the oldest market in the Dutch capital. You can buy clothes, old military uniforms and even spray paint. Open : Mon-Fri 09: 00-17: 30, Saturdays: 08: 30-17: 30, Sunday closed.