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Best Bazaars in Istanbul

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Istanbul's Best Shopping Bazaars

For a real shopping experience in Istanbul, visit the historical bazaars, traditional markets and antique stores, where a myriad of objects wait to be discovered. Istanbul has everything for all traditional shopping enthusiasts.

Istanbul's Historical Bazaars

Sophisticated, contemporary boutiques are springing up among the traditional bazaars and back streets of Istanbul. Historical bazaars of Istanbul are some of the most visited places by tourists.

Don't leave the bazaars before you buy an evil eye and visit a carpet store to watch how the carpet sellers flies the carpets.

Istanbul's most stunning bazaars;

  • Historical Grand Bazaar
  • Egyptian Spice Bazaar
  • Traditional Arasta Bazaar
  • Sahaflar Old Book Bazaar

Grand Bazaar

Grand Bazaar is one of the largest covered markets in the world with 60 streets and 5000 shops, the most important historical bazaar of Istanbul, one of the world's most exciting shopping experiences. First time visitors to the Grand Bazaar will be astounded by its splendor and size.

Spice Bazaar

In the Spice Bazaar, there are so many colorful choices that it is hard to know what to eat first. Spice Bazaar is a colorful and authentic bazaar famous for its herbalists, colors of the East.

Arasta Bazaar

Arasta Bazaar is a small and simple traditional bazaar. There are many stores offering various classical handicrafts and touristy souvenirs, such as carpets, jewelry, leather goods and glass objects in the Arasta Bazaar.

Sahaflar Bazaar

Sahaflar Bazaar is one of the places that must be visited in Istanbul. The bazaar is one of the oldest markets of Istanbul, the antique and second hand book bazaar. Sahaflar Market has been a book and paper market since Byzantine times.

Best Shopping Bazaars in Istanbul

Egyptian Spice Bazaar, Istanbul