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Address: Konak Mh. 35250 Konak, Izmir, Turkey
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This colorful area of the city is known for its antiques and elegant shops....

This colorful area of the city is known for its antiques and elegant shops. Visitors will also fine many good seafood restaurants here.

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Nice shops and great tastes in a chaotic environment...

If you do not like crowded places, stay away from Kemeralti bazaar. Small streets are chaotic. You can easily get lost, but do not worry, you can easily find your way also. You... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2015
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Izmir, Turkey
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Izmir, Turkey
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Reviewed 17 June 2015

If you do not like crowded places, stay away from Kemeralti bazaar. Small streets are chaotic. You can easily get lost, but do not worry, you can easily find your way also. You can discovery very interesting shops that sell anything you need and things you never think of buying. In the bazaar you can find fake products but also... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

As colorful as Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, with much less sale pressure. This makes for a very enjoyable experience.

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Reviewed 2 June 2015

Very much smaller compare with the Grand Bazaar but there is always a surprise awaits you at every corner you make a turn

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Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Not so agressive as grand bazar, not so high prices, nice knives and metal work, nice gold shops. If U will spend some hours and U like shopping its a right place for U. Negotiation is a base of life....

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Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

After looking at the clock tower and the lovely tiles on the mosque near it, there is nothing here for tourists. We had been to Izmir a few years ago and I had a better impression but it has 4 million people and we missed the good spots! Signs say it is the favorite destination fir European tourists for three... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Market is big and there are many types of intersting things for both national and international tourists. Nice spot to spend time and hang around in city. There are traditional places to sit and calm down sipping some drinks as well.

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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Avoid weekends if you can. We went on a saturday with 2 small kids, it was tough. We went back in the week, on a sunny afternoon, and it was lovely.

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Reviewed 18 May 2015

Like any market around the world, but certainly far less aggressive than the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul.

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Reviewed 18 May 2015

Whenever I get the chance if I am in central Izmir, I escape the heat and the modern/busy Izmir by going to Kemeralti market. This is first and foremost a good market for fresh produce - even if I am not buying any I enjoy walking past the freshest fruit and vegetables. If you are shopping for clothing or accessories... More 

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Reviewed 9 May 2015

Easy to get lost in, but doesn't matter as you will eventually find a Main Street. Catering mainly to locals, as such not many shopkeepers hassling you. Some bargains to be had, especially t-shirts and shoes. A number of low priced eateries throughout the market. We had a very pleasant lunch at Doyuran Kebabs under the trees in the centre... More 

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