Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

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Grand Bazaar, Istanbul - Address

Address: Beyazıt Mh., İstanbul, Turkey

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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Established in the 1450s this is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. A true example of human hardiness, the bazaar has survived numerous fires, earthquakes and wars and continues to thrive today. Highly crowded, everyone here is looking for the best deal; bargaining is a way of life. Start with a fourth of the asking price and you might end up paying only half of it. It’s a noisy and warm sensory overload, bustling with energy. As for what can you actually buy here? Almost everything! Cafés and diners are scattered liberally over the place.

Grand Bazaar Information

  • Best place to be visited by the couple.
  • Be sure to carry extra cash.
  • Take charge of your valuables.

How To reach Grand Bazaar by Public Transport

  • Take a tram to Beyazit, Universite or Sirkeci.
  • The Grand Bazaar is around 15 minutes’ walk from the Aya Sofya/Blue Mosque area.

Restaurants Near Grand Bazaar

  • Bistro Istanbul: best coffee
  • Sultan cafe

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  • Fascinating! Reflect the spirit of Istanbul. Lots od shops were you can buy souvenirs, clothes, maps, accessorize and everything alse.

  • Great old ottoman Bazaar. Very colorful. One of the must see places in Istanbul

  • I think everybody must visit grandbazaar who is trip to İstanbul, There are more than 3.000 shops ,it is oldest shopping mall which one is ancient ,you can spend your all time in a day.. have a nice fun to you..

  • If you know right shops,Grandbazaar is the best shopping place.

  • The roofed market is one of the attractions of Istanbul that you can not avoid, especially if you are in a tourist group. Always crowded, items are overpriced and most of them are made in China. Some decades ago it would be a very interesting market with eastern goods, but not anymore. Colorful, vivid and noisy, if you have time to spend, pay a visit._

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