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Egyptian Bazaar

Ragip Gumuspala Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 513 6597
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Spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds are among the many treasures to be found at this bazaar also known as the Spice Market.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“turkish delight” (112 reviews)
“spice market” (76 reviews)
“misir carsisi” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Ragip Gumuspala Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
+90 212 513 6597
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We prefer the Egyptian Bazaar (Spice Market) to the Grand Bazaar as it is more orderly and less claustrophobic. However prices of foodstuff (candies, chocolates etc) are on the high side compared to other specialty shops (Cafe Erol, Hafiz Mustafa). Even when they offer you...More

Thank gtangg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit this bazzar of tripadvisor recommendations but was disappointed due to high prices, things you can find every were, I see nothing special in this bazzar.

Thank Krenawi1987
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Nice building, enter to enjoy the style of the domes. Ok to visit, though quite touristic. Very similar to Gran Bazaar.

Thank Dario Sara B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

main point here : the deeper you go the better prices you get. haggle, dont hesitate to leave the shop and go to the next one. all products are from the same sources and all shops offer the same exact product, but the shops close...More

1  Thank Haytham S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

all the markets are a truly great way to spend your money you will be amazed at the rich smells the noise and the amount of people you will have a chance to try your hand at bartering always start at a 3rd of the...More

Thank bas t
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Worth visiting , you can find everything there , the prices are a bit expensive but you can ask them for abetter price however I still think you can find the same things in a much better price somewhere in istanbul this place is too...More

Thank Walaa Y
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

It's the perfect place to buy cheap things: we bought delicious Turkish delight at very good price ,cheap fake t-shirts and office clothes. My advice : negotiate with the seller for whatever your are planning to buy !

Thank Nechita C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Excellent place for souvenirs and sweet purchases. However, the prices for sweets and nuts are much more expensive inside the building (almost double) comparing to the prices in the neighbouring streets. The quality of product is the same. Regards the souvenirs, I found that specific...More

Thank MaximOdessa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I am not too keen to go on shopping days, but this one it's not just about shopping, it's about history, it's about folklore, it's about our cultural heritage and a dance of taste and fragrance either you are alone or with your family, but...More

Thank CultureFusion
Reviewed 15 April 2017

There were things like dried flowers around, and good turkish delight and other things available, but it was nothing special. However, if you're walking between the grand bazaar and Eminonu square or the piers, you'll go through the Egyptian bazaar along with a lot of...More

Thank mrdom
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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8 October 2015|
Response from NChopra55 | Reviewed this property |
Drop the review and write a fresh review
Soleil T
28 September 2015|
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Response from MikeB9646HP | Reviewed this property |
The Egyption / spice Bazaar official opening times are 08:00 to 19:00 daily Monday to Saturday Closed Sunday also 29th October and full duration of any religious holidays. regards Mike
20 August 2015|
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Response from fenlaDublin | Reviewed this property |
When I was there last February, the Spice (Egyptian) Bazar was open on the Sunday, but perhaps it has changed since then.