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    Kapali Carsi , Istanbul
    Wander the multitude of shops, feast your eyes on the colorful array of offerings, and haggle for traditional Turkish goods at Kapali Carsi,
    Tours from $15
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    Mısır Çarşısı , Istanbul
    Shop or just feast your eyes on pyramids of colored spices, Turkish delights, and other sweets at Mısır Çarşısı, one of the largest bazaars i
    Tours from $26
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    Egyptian Bazaar , Istanbul
    Stroll the aisles of Egyptian Bazaar to experience the smells, sounds, and tastes of Turkey. The large covered market is second only to the G
    Tours from $30
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    Jennifer's Hamam , Istanbul
    Jennifer's Hamam remains dedicated to saving the wonderful art of weaving and creating items of the highest standards possible. So, treat you
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    Where to stay in Istanbul

    The bustling downtown core of old Istanbul is the popular choice among tourists wanting a short walking distance to the city's biggest attractions. Here you'll find hostel-style accommodations and reasonably priced and traditionally decorated hotels, as well as bed and breakfasts and inns with views overlooking the sea. Though often the most affordable, accommodations in the old city can be very overrun with tourists and street solicitors. If you seek a more relaxed stay, consider lodging near Taksim Square. This new, trendy neighborhood is a short 15-20 minute ride from the old city, but puts you closer to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Though the newer area of the city is a bit more upscale, you'll also find moderately priced hotels and some hostels. Look for luxury hotels in the western suburbs close to the airport, overlooking the banks of Bosphorus.
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