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Kapali Carsi

Beyazit Mh. | Fatih, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
+90 212 519 12 48
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Jewelry Workshop at the Grand Bazaar
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Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and...
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Istanbul Grand Bazaar and Egyptian Bazaar Shopping Tour
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Bargaining for goods is standard practice at the largest covered market in Turkey, rumored to contain over 4,000 shops.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Beyazit Mh. | Fatih, Istanbul 34126, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of people seem to love this place. We didn't like at all. There is nothing authentic about this place. I have been there years ago when you could still buy wonderful handicraft pieces. Nowadays most of the goods are ‘made in China’. And...More

Thank Charl0tte01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was first place I went and gave a great idea what the city was like it’s very busy and people work hard here and many goods and much money changed hands also good security also here some armed and good checks

Thank PopeDaveThe1st
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grand Bazaar is a nice place to visit and wonder through the many covered streets, browsing the shops and stalls however, we found the prices to be very expensive. Of the items we did show an interest in, the sellers gave very high prices and...More

Thank Auntie_Bexta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bought Kilim here . They have many choices do look for Mr Ibrahim . We had free chay while choosing the kilim.

Thank Ayu I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each time we travel to Istanbul we make a point to visit the Grand Bazaar and allow ourselves to get lost inside. Each passageway is filled with wonderful suprises. You have passageways filled with gold, carpets, antiques, jewelery, leather items and much much more.

Thank laurajelisha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is amazing to wonder and walk around but a very bad idea to buy anything in there where it's too damn expensive. The prices are 10 times higher than outside.

Thank Ahmed K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to walk around and visit. However for shopping, it is too expensive compared to the side streets just outside. Also very busy at certain times and days so check online before you visit. Its a good place to buy all things in one place...More

Thank deekaya321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will find most beautiful items and decorative here. But you will have to do alot of haggling to get a good price. Same thing will be quoted at various prices here, so roam around before buying anything. 50% bargain is easily available which i...More

Thank Agha T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in historical area of istanbul. Worth to visit once. You can find many cheap clothes, shoes, ... . You can also buy so many souvenirs with good price there.

Thank Mostafa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the really a Grand the Bazaar. You will find all popular things is turkey. But not a good place for shopping if you don't know how to bargain. They salesman are going to demand the price two/three times more than the actual. I...More

Thank ASh R
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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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Ahmad S
10 November 2017|
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Response from Saide K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If you mean the famous Turkish football club jerseys such as Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe or Beşiktaş - all have their official shops around the city. All European ones that are sold at the Covered Bazaar are fakes/excess... More
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Ahmad S
10 November 2017|
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Response from louieowen | Reviewed this property |
If you do an excursion to the Dolmabahce Palace, Besiktas football ground is right across the road you should get one there
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Noredah A
8 October 2017|
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Response from Afshin H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If you mean Overcoats and sport Jackets, there is a mega store "Decathlon Bayrampaşa" in Forum Istanbul which you can get there from BESHITKASH (Besiktas) or Taksim Sqr. by bus (2 TL) and then Metro (4 TL), you can find... More
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