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ATA Kutahya - CLOSED

Arasta Bazaar no125, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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No longer there

Having read the rave reviews we ventured to the Bazaar only o find this no longer there. Not sure... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2013
A quality visit

Hospitality, advice, patience and the ever-present tea were offered to me by Hasan as I sat... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2012
Winnipeg, Canada
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One of the small shops of the Arasta Bazaar. There is ceramics and quartz stuf. All staf made by turkısh artists and traditional technique.
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
22 Jul 2013
“No longer there”
4 Nov 2012
“A quality visit”
Arasta Bazaar no125, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Having read the rave reviews we ventured to the Bazaar only o find this no longer there. Not sure if it has relocated but was referred by Jennifer's to another store close by. Will review positively I hope when my purchase arrives in Australia.

1  Thank JulieWardTV
Reviewed 4 November 2012

Hospitality, advice, patience and the ever-present tea were offered to me by Hasan as I sat, surrounded by beautiful ceramics of varied shapes, design and functions. To chose one piece felt like I was neglecting or dismissing others as less worthy. But, as budgets can...More

1  Thank 154954John
Reviewed 29 May 2012

While we loved Istanbul, some of the shopkeepers were so aggressive, it made looking unpleasant. Not so ATA Kutahya. Gunduz was so helpful and patient that we really enjoyed the experience, including the apple tea. The shop's ceramics are beautiful, and we are very happy...More

1  Thank rsm24
Reviewed 21 January 2012

As a tourist it is often hard to meet sincere shop-owners who aren’t just making conversation to sell "something". With Gündüz this was not the case! Walking the Arasta Bazaar we stumbled upon Gündüz' little shop with traditional Turkish pottery. We were met by the...More

3  Thank Morten J
Reviewed 7 December 2011

I had the chance to stop by ARASTA BAZAR next to the Blue Mosque after visiting Grand Bazar and find a very nice store for ceramics and handcrafts called ATA KUTAHYA! It was an amazing experience, they have beautiful tiles and ceramics in there and...More

8  Thank danielleBrazil
Reviewed 2 August 2011

I'd found Jennifer's Hamam and an hour of unfolding piece upon piece...each more beautiful than the next...so many beautiful towels, scarves, robes and table cloths...I needed a few minutes break so I could go back with a clear head and decide on 4 or 5...More

5  Thank Marimomoe
Reviewed 18 May 2011

We looked up Tripadvisor before going to Istanbul and found ATA Kuthaya store and Guduz here on Tripadvisor. Of all the reviews we read, this was the most interesting. So we decided to visit this little shop and the shopkeep Gunduz Alp Gunes. When we...More

8  Thank S0hail
Reviewed 17 May 2011

ATA Ceramic is a great shop in the Arasta Bazaar. The owner is most helpful in a pleasant, low-key way. This is a totally different experience than being badgered by shopboyz in the other bazaars. I bought several beautiful large coffee cups, Iznik design, as...More

7  Thank LuvTravelGurl
Reviewed 22 April 2011

IZNIK Ceramic Kutahya, located in the Arasta Bazzar No: 125, just near the Blue mosque. Beautiful ceramics what a shame that I will be keeping all my give aways, but what I will be recommending to my family and friends is they visit this shop....More

7  Thank marry_gypsy_lady
Reviewed 13 April 2011

Now this is a wonderful little shop with a wonderful shop keep by the name of Gundez Alp Gunes! We spent many an hour talking over a glass of tea with this lovely man! He would explain everything about his ceramic plates and then we'd...More

6  Thank HaveNotSeenItAll
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