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Important Square in Istanbul!

Eminonu Square is a very popular square. All visitors of the Grand Bazaar and the Spice Market have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cologne, Germany
Good place

Eminonu is very popular and also the city center of Istanbul.You can easily connect to Eminonu from... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
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Eminonu Square | Eminonu Square, Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eminonu Square is a very popular square. All visitors of the Grand Bazaar and the Spice Market have to pass through. Eminonu Square is a very vibrant place with merchants, stands, stalls, shoppers and many tourists. It also has the busiest ferry crossings between the...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Eminonu is very popular and also the city center of Istanbul.You can easily connect to Eminonu from the International Airport with the city Metro.Close to the Bazzar and major tourist destinations like Hajia Sofia,Galatar Tower and many more...You can enjoy the boat ride on the...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This area close to Bosphorus cruise so I spend some time to walk around back to tram, i wad raining 😅 , under bridge has cheap stuff

Thank Luachan
Reviewed 4 September 2018

When you are approaching eminonu by boat you feel like getting into the ottoman era. You see the minarets of Yeni Camii, Sulaymaniye Mosque and smell spices. Vendors are calling out, people are rushing everywhere and boats selling fish sandwiches are rocking in the water...More

1  Thank Noha S
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This area is so interesting and it's a stop I make every time I visit Istanbul. It has it all, from street food vendors (corn- simit- turkish desserts...) to food vendors by the corner. You see pedestrians from everywhere, in 5 minutes you reach a...More

Thank miledandstephany
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This squre has great views of the sea, city, and mosques. Close to shops and many restaurants, its hard to not walk thru here since its close to many of the main attractions.

1  Thank Brix510
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Eminönü Square is the centre of many sightseeings such as the great mosque, Spice Bazaar, Galata Bridge etc. So you will always find things to do. However as years passed the place become more and more crowded and now it is quite difficult to walk...More

1  Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Eminonu Square is the best square in Istanbul in terms of View to the bosphorus, Shops, Close to main Souks (Sultanahmad shopping Street), Kiosks selling chestnut, Corn... . From there you can grab a ferry to do the bosphorous cruise and to visit Dolmabache...More

Thank 214rabihs
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Istanbul is full of fabulous neighborhoods and Eminonu is right up there. Great for walking, shopping, eating (it is Istanbul after all!). We stayed at a small wonderful hotel close to so many attractions: Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi, Gagia Sofia etc. We just walked...More

Thank NealJ93
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The square can get very busy with lots of action. Plenty to take in and lots of food options. Take a seat and watch the action

Thank Brenton K
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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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hello as the members before me correctly guided you, I would prefer you go after the shops within the vicinity of GRAND BAZAR, and use your bargaining skills, because they will tend to hike up the prices when they see that... More