The northern market in Kursk is one of the oldest markets in the city. Middle-aged Kuryans remember it as the place where they could always buy various vegetables and fruits, other products needed in everyday life. The northern market still offers the same range of goods, but now visitors can also choose imported food products that are unusual for this geographical strip of Russia.
The history of the Northern market has more than a dozen years. In the 60s, the first rows appeared on the territory of the future market, they consisted of wooden benches. After 20 years, the rows were replaced with metal racks. During perestroika, the market underwent many changes, but remained municipal. Now it is an area of more than 7 thousand square meters, where there is a large modern building.
Opening hours and location
You can get to the Northern market in Kursk by almost any transport that goes to the center. Stophas the same name - "Northern Market". Not only fixed-route taxis go here, but also city transport.
Address of the Northern market in Kursk: Karl Marx street, house 8.
Shopping areas are open from 9 am to 6 pm. The place is not considered heavily loaded, although the market is visited daily by over 50 thousand people. Needless to say, there are huge queues. This is explained by the fact that outlets are located far from each other, nothing prevents visitors from freely walking between the shelves and choosing products.
Initially, the Northern Market sold only local vegetables and fruits. This tradition has been preserved to this day, but the assortment has also expanded, so the market can be called universal.
There are over seven hundred outlets on the territory. The building is two-story, on the first floor they mainly sell vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, and dairy products. But on the second one, visitors can pick up clothes, shoes, various cosmetics and household chemicals at a loyal price.
A distinctive feature of the Northern Market is that fairs are often held here. Sellers present their products with big discounts. Fairs are held before Christmas, Easter, September 1, the opening of the gardening season.