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Afghanistan Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Afghanistan

Good buys include Turkman hats, Kandahar embroidery, Istaff pottery, local glassware from Herat, nomad jewellery, handmade carpets and rugs, Nuristani woodcarving, silkware, brass, copper and the ubiquitous rug.

Shopping Note

Many craft items may only be exported under licence.

Shopping hours

Generally Sat-Wed 0800-1200 and 1300-1630, Thurs 0800-1330.

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