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Supermarkets and Pharmacies

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Supermarkets and Pharmacies

Would someone please provide the names of good supermarkets (grocery stores) and pharmacies.

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1. Re: Supermarkets and Pharmacies

AtlanticCoast, All pharmacies sell about the same or similiar kind of items, but some are larger than others. One of the best known pharmacies in Istanbul is "Rebul Pharmacy": "http://www.rebuleczanesi.com/" (click on flag for English) right on Istiklal street at Beyoglu.

The large hypermarket and supermarket chains are Migros, Tansas, Carrefour, Real, Kiler, Bim, etc. I would stick with Migros or Tansas for reasonable size and reasonably good quality. Here is the internet sales website of Migros: "kangurum.com.tr/kangurum3-web/…".

good luck,

enigma...

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Thanks for the info on grocery stores. We're staying in an apartment for 6 days, arriving early evening on Sunday, August 28, so I'm concerned about being able to find a grocery store open within walking distance. (Topkapi Apartments, SW of the Blue Mosque) Would you have any further info on this?

Thanks!

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3. Re: Supermarkets and Pharmacies

ForReality,

Your apartments are located at Kucuk Ayasofya area right next to Sultanahmet. There are lots of very friendly neighborhood markets in your area that sell all basic items you need. There is also a Migros store in Sultanahmet and your Apartment manager will explain you the directions. Here is a good link on supermarkets: "tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g293974-i368-k2800…".

good luck,

enigma...

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