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Nakkas Oriental Rugs & Textiles

Nakilbent Sokak, No: 13, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 212 516 52 22
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I bought a few rugs from these guys about 7 years back. Didn't spend much money at all so I'm... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Doctor T
What an experience! Must visit

Zeynel and his team took us on a journey on how Turkish carpets are made and why they are so... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
sdickason
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Nakkaş Hali is home to an incredibly varied collection of over 20,000 carpets and kilims, including antique rugs and modern designs created with traditional weaving techniques. While offering traditional Hereke, Konya, Kayseri, Sivas, Bergama and Uşak carpets, Nakkaş also offers one-off custom solutions for architectural projects. Nakkaş is also home to the Nakilbent Cistern, a 6th-century Byzantine cistern located under our building. Fuly restored and open to visitors, we proudly sponsor artistic and cultural exhibitions. Please stop by and take a look!
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  • Terrible3%
22 Oct 2017
“You're signing up for a life time of harassment.”
29 Nov 2016
“What an experience! Must visit”
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Nakilbent Sokak, No: 13, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I bought a few rugs from these guys about 7 years back. Didn't spend much money at all so I'm unsure as to why I'd be targeted. I did what most people do which is visit the store, enjoy the experience and the education of...More

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NakkasRug, Public Relations Manager at Nakkas Oriental Rugs & Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Dear Doctor T, We are very sorry and distressed to hear about your situation. We would like to assure you and anyone reading this review that UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES would we ever permit such behavior and NO ONE on our staff engages in such activity....More

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Zeynel and his team took us on a journey on how Turkish carpets are made and why they are so incredible special. The team are very professional and at no stage were we pressured in purchasing a carpet - but how could we not! The...More

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NakkasRug, Public Relations Manager at Nakkas Oriental Rugs & Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed coming to Nakkas and are loving your rug! We hope you come to visit lovely Istanbul again, and stop by Nakkas for a visit. Cheers,

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit to learn about Turkish rugs. They have a large selection and the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Be prepared to negotiate because I believe with the Turkish economy being what it is, they have flexibility in their pricing....More

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

We have been purchasing rugs at Nakkas for the last ten years. Any time we come here we are amazed by the choice and the quality, accompanied by good prices and wonderful service. We come to Istanbul once or twice a year and have seen...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Knowledgeable friends, who had purchased from Nakkas one of the most beautiful carpets I have ever seen, referred us when we were in Istanbul--and we purchased two small carpets we love. Several years later, to our amazement, we received a call from the company about...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

If you want to do your carpet shopping in a bazaar-like atmosphere, Nakkas isn't your choice. That is probably the only reason not to go there. The store is big and impressive, there are like different "worlds" for different carpets. They are truly professionals and...More

Thank MelekE22
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

If you are looking for good quality and amazing rugs , you must visit Nakkas. We were 6 friends and we found the rugs , one after the other to be quite beautiful. We were treated royally. It was a hard choice to make as...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

we were asked to visit a museum in their store and next thing we know we are in the upstairs carpet room being shown dozens of fancy styles. we could have walked out but were bafflingly entertained by the showcase. we did choose a lovely...More

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NakkasRug, Public Relations Manager at Nakkas Oriental Rugs & Textiles, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2015

Dear flymcq, We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to Nakkas, including the lovely cistern, as it is a beautiful treasure that we enjoy sharing with our visitors. We firmly stand behind the quality, and materials and the price of our rugs. We are...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2015

If you are in Istanbul and are in the market for a real Turkish handmade rug I recommend you go visit Zeynel Unlusoy. He will greet you, bring you to his showroom on the second floor, offer you some Turkish tea and explain the difference...More

Thank Elise C
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

If you want a Turkish carpet, this is the place to go. A bit pricey but highest quality rugs. Under the showroom is a cistern you can visit. Absolutely the nicest people you will meet.

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