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Kapali Carsi

Eminounu | Eminounu, Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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The Kapali Carsi (or covered market) is a beautiful, awe inspiring, exciting and intense market of... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
John M
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
Grand Bazaar is grand!

It was a beautiful day. We took a walk to see what was going on in the famous bazaar. There are... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Huntsville, Texas
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Eminounu | Eminounu, Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Kapali Carsi (or covered market) is a beautiful, awe inspiring, exciting and intense market of such historic and architectrural significance that it stunned me to silence. It is absolutely huge and full of every possible gift or momento of Turkey that anyone could want.

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

It was a beautiful day. We took a walk to see what was going on in the famous bazaar. There are endless shops selling everything from gold to spices. We were hassled from the moment we stepped into this place. We haggled our way to...More

1  Thank Hadi628
Reviewed 11 February 2017

It is the largest and oldest mall in the world. Whatever you are looking for you can find it here. Understand that every store owner will use every trick to get you in their store. Enjoy and spend 4 or 5 hours.

Thank G L
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

this place its not superb expirience but its location is orient.many shop for everiting from food too jaket flovurs gold silver .for me this expirience its not superb .but its has histori

Thank ferran-alery
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Prepare for your senses to be overloaded! Enter this remarkable retail palace and bombard your sense of smell, sight and hearing with an eclectic mix of colous, smells and sounds. You will be lucky to get out without buying a rug, a lamp, some tea...More

1  Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

enjoy the shopping in grand bazar .. the spirit of the past .. but u should argue with the prices and u should be clever ...

Thank tootah143
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Old bazaar of Istanbul. A lot of streets and nice things with good price. You can find cheap cloth there so easy.

Thank behnamameri
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Turkish People says it's the oldest Mall all over the world still working and I think it's true. I don't know how many books and novels and films have been written there and I don't know how many nice objects are stored in those...More

Thank RobertoVito
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I like the energetic atmosphere of Grand Bazaar. I like to walk around this place. I looked around some jewelly shops, but no shop guys pushed me because they were busy with other customers. The are other shops selling silks and pashms. The price is...More

Thank ワンケディ
Reviewed 7 January 2016

It is quite a lot of fun to roam the streets of Kapali carsi, bargain with the sellers and find different things you might want to buy. Still, I would not really recommend shopping here, as it is a bit overpriced, as any other tourist...More

Thank dusica_cook
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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Are they open on sundays
15 April 2017|
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Response from Hadi628 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are. Regular hours.