World’s oldest &
biggest covered market

Grand Bazaar

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Why locals love it

Istanbul's Grand Bazaar is a great place to shop for gold, silver and souvenirs. If you’re good at bargaining, you can get authentic leather items, carpets, jewellery, scarves and souvenirs at very reasonable prices.

Why you should visit it

Although the Grand Bazaar is notorious for its persistent shopkeepers, it’s still an enjoyable place to explore for its unique atmosphere. Built in the 15th century, the building spans almost 55,000 square metres and houses over 3000 shops and stalls.

Special tip

Beware of pickpockets and bag slashers in the crowds.

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6 Comments

Breathtaking
Özlem
Local
July 1, 2018
cool place
Mehrad
Local
June 24, 2018
This place is great to check out... but have you seen the Spice bazaar?
Cris
Local
June 18, 2018
its historical and oriantal place.
Ebru
Local
May 10, 2018
It is very old & authentic . Full of ottoman designs & architecture. Good place for shopping , drinking turkish tea/ coffee and there is one traditional turkish restaurant inside of the bazaar.
Elif
Local
April 30, 2018

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