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Egyptian Bazaar in Istanbul

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Istanbul Spice Bazaar

Egyptian Bazaar, also known as the Spice Bazaar is colourful and authentic bazaar where various spices, dried fruits, basketry, jewelry, drapery and haberdashery is sold. The smells and tastes of Turkey are awaiting to be tried in this covered bazaar.

Egyptian Spice Bazaar

Egyptian Bazaar in Istanbul, is one of the most famous and oldest covered bazaars in the city. The market was the international trade center of the Ottoman. Today, it is a colorful and authentic bazaar famous for its herbalists and many interesting souvenirs.

This large covered market delights the eyes and nose with its wide range of spices, many kinds of tea, fresh ground Turkish coffee, and of course the famous Turkish delight. In the Egyptian Spice Bazaar, there are so many colorful choices that it is hard to know what to eat first.

Make sure to visit the Egyptian Bazaar, more colourful and vibrant in Ramadan than their usual.

Shopping at Egyptian Bazaar

Egyptian Bazaar is another place to buy authentic goods, also called the Spice Bazaar. Many different types of spices from various regions of Turkey and other Eastern countries are sold here. You can also find a variety of souvenirs, such as porcelain cups and glasses. If you want to take home some traditional Turkish desserts or candies, the famous Egyptian Bazaar is the place to visit.

Mystical smells and exotic aromas of various spices. Here, the attractive smells of cumin, mint, cinnamon and countless other herbs and spices create an amazing ambiance. There are also many shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish etc.

Location: Egyptian Bazaar, located in the Eminonu quarter of the Fatih district. It is behind the New Mosque.

Opening Times: All shops in the Egyptian Bazaar open from Monday to Saturday 08:00 - 19:00. It is open on Sundays 09:30 - 19:00.

Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar, Istanbul

Candies in Egyptian Bazaar, Istanbul