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Galeria Rugs

Taya Hatun Sk. No. 8E Sirkeci, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 512 0013
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We enjoyed shopping at this great shop and bought many items. Selcuk does not do the usual... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom

The shop is elegantly organized. You can find souvenirs at reasonable prices. Staff is very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Galeria Rugs was established in 2008. Its founder, Selcuk Orman, has extensive experience in carpets from all over the world having being a director for international carpet galleries and auction houses. Our purpose is to share the true experience and knowledge we have of hand woven carpets with enthusiasts and collectors around the world. Since the knowledge of this art form comes with education, we aim to share our knowledge about the intricate technical qualities and human stories behind this unique art.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Taya Hatun Sk. No. 8E Sirkeci, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 512 0013
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed shopping at this great shop and bought many items. Selcuk does not do the usual Bullying selling technics that we found every where else in Istanbul. Highly recommend this shop.

Thank Sambamax2201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The shop is elegantly organized. You can find souvenirs at reasonable prices. Staff is very friendly and helpful. He speaks English very well which makes it easy to communicate. Recommended!

Thank Rim1986
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

In istanbul with the crowd and people from different backgrounds and mentalities, salesmen tend to be aggressive and "Na Nice" as my son says. But Mr. Selcuk is such a gentleman. His shop is so colorful that you do not want to leave, and above...More

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Selcuk was very accommodating and friendly. Items were reasonably priced. Highly recommend his shop.

Thank saleemlakhani
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Selçuk is very helpful and the perfect host. He listened to our needs and then provided us with high quality scarves at a very good price. We look forward to returning to see him again.

Thank shann0njerry
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Mr. Selçuk was wonderful. All the other shops were abrasive and just wanted our money. Mr. Selçuk made us feel welcomed and took the time to show us different types of scarves. The bracelets and jewelry that his sister made were beautiful. They will make...More

Thank Anissa P
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The staff here is amazing - honest and fair. The handmade jewelry is beautiful and priced fairly. This is by far one of my favorite shops in Istanbul. You should absolutely pop in if you are looking for scarves, Turkish clothing, jewelry, or carpets. So...More

Thank Debra G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We found this shop on a (very!) wet break in Istanbul. The owner was very helpful and friendly but not pushy. He had a great range of products at good prices - especially compared to the prices in the Grand Basaar. We bought quite a...More

Thank wayayedru
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Stumbled upon this spot while shopping for souvenirs. The selection was very good and the prices were competitive. I was most impressed with the customer service, kind and helpful but not pressured at all like you might feel in some places. Definitely recommend as a...More

Thank Ana V
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I and my friend bought some products in this shop and when we compare with other shops, the price is excellent cheaper. Also the staff -Selcuk is very friendly and helpful. He not only treat us as customer but also friend, he help us when...More

Thank Lili L
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