Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı)

Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı)

Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı)

The Grand Bazaar is one of the most famous sightseeing and shopping locations in Istanbul. One of the most famous entrance gates is located a few hundred meters from Beyazıt Square. However, it is not easy to predict when and where you will come out in this historical market that resembles labyrinths.

The Grand Bazaar, which attracts attention with its painted arches, was built by the Ottoman Sultan Fatih Sultan Mehmet immediately after the conquest of Istanbul. It is almost 600 years old… The covered bazaar is always crowded. In the place where small shops resembling kiosks are predominant, large-scale sales points are also in a considerable size.

While the sellers, who are at the top of the sales techniques, take place in the shops side by side, the Grand Bazaar is adorned with souvenirs with authentic motifs and countless products that reflect the Turkish culture. In the bazaar, where shopping is possible in almost every language, almost all of the sellers have the capacity to sell or even bargain in languages ​​such as English, German, Arabic, and Russian.

Jewelry and silver shops can be visited in the Grand Bazaar, where various products can be purchased, by entering the Nuruosmaniye Gate, Mahmut Pasha Gate, and Beyazıt Gate entrances. At the Beyazıt Gate, tanned leather and denim products stand out, home appliances and souvenirs are lined up in rows.

Traditional items such as carpets, brass coffee pots came from Central Asia and Turkey's various cities have also covered the four sides of the Grand Bazaar, and it is particularly famous for its goldsmiths. This Bazaar is also known as a gold exchange in Turkey and also has bank branches, a post office, and a police station. In addition, there are also places where you can have tea and coffee at some points such as "Şark Kahvesi".

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  • mustafaalii
    23.12.2022 06:46

    Turizm burada resmen herşeyin olduğu up uzun bir çarşı.

  • xbegummx
    30.09.2022 06:08

    Aradığınız herşeyi burada bulabilirsiniz.


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