Grand Bazaar

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  • Address: Beyazıt Mh., İstanbul, Turkey, Istanbul
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Market, Shopping Center

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. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Istanbul itinerary 2 days.

Grand Bazaar Travel Tips

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

How to Reach Grand Bazaar

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

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  • Grand Bazaar Address: Beyazıt Mh., İstanbul, Turkey, Istanbul
  • Grand Bazaar Timing: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Grand Bazaar: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 68.79% of people who visit Istanbul include Grand Bazaar in their plan

  • 31.36% of people start their Grand Bazaar visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Grand Bazaar

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

94.97% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Grand Bazaar

People normally club together Hagia Sophia and Basilica Cistern while planning their visit to Grand Bazaar.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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