Naga Bazar or the local market is one of the biggest attractions for any tourist visiting Kohima. It is located at the distance of 1. 4 Kms from Kohima Bus Station. It is located within the city limits of Kohima, Nagaland.
In the capital city of Nagaland, there is a market called Naga Bazar, where you can find and buy all kind of animals. This market is as old as Kohima town itself. It is famous for trading in a wide variety of livestock. Naga cuisine is unique compared to other tribes in the Northeast as it accommodates a variety of living organisms and all that can be found here. The very friendly people of Nagaland eat all kind of animals, including toads, hamsters, all sorts of insects and even dogs too. Apart from the livestock, you can also find varieties of fish, traditional naga tools and artifacts sold by many vendors. A walk through the market allows you to mingle with the local people and take a look at their daily lives. Like most other daily markets in tribal states, you will come across a lot of saleswomen dressed in their colorful traditional attire selling goods to the customers. Apart from all these, Naga Bazaar is slowly evolving into a modern marketplace.
On sale is a variety of edible insects - eel, honey bee larva, silk worms, frogs, crab, etc. Heard a lot about the market and it was truly a great experience to see the place live. Naga Bazar is open during timings 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM all week.