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Egyptian Bazaar, Istanbul

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Stroll the aisles of Egyptian Bazaar to experience the smells, sounds, and tastes of Turkey. The large covered market is second only to the Grand Bazaar in the Turkish capital. Built in 1660, this was historically the hub of Istanbul's spice trade, and it continues to be today. Venture to the Eminonu quarter of the Fatih district to discover more than 80 different vendors selling spices, traditional Turkish delights and other sweets, dried fruits, nuts, and souvenirs. Try your luck at bargaining for your purchase, or just savor the intense, pleasing smells that the many spices offer. Plan to see Egyptian Bazaar and other attractions that appeal to you using our Istanbul trip generator.
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  • Enters the arcade at the guards, the police have every metal detector like looking because I thought safe. Size is smaller than the Grand Bazaar, easy-to-clean through. Just by looking, beautifully arranged food, spices, and accessories!
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  • Market where breathes spices and teas of all kinds. Smells and colors in a very busy place.
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  • Hi all, our country's favorite stomping ground is doyamadığım enjoy each step for a ride and Egypt Bazaar me back in time takes place. As you wander around the inside so you can find what you call beautiful and a wonderful area, Eminonu, possibility of obtaining buy almost everything that comes to your mind. Must be remembered that you necessarily EMINONU spice market and visit you must have camera, of course, is your feet soft soled shoes are a must!. And a tip from me; don't don't go here hungry, this feeling of hunger you mind buy everything:)), But for some reason I constantly turn every I strive to go.. The reason is simple they eat each in this area budgets can find Matt. The other hand can be a little expensive, the EGYPTIAN MARKET, some products but great ambience, look at the price it gets in the way, he's talking to the vendors in every language he's taking you to another realm to be, product colors, Turkish delight, giftware, thousands of items you are taking yourself in an instant. When we get from door to door beating right meets a magnificent décor and more varieties of lokum Turkish delight shop you candies, spices, lots of varieties and more. Kids are great and related vendors. Then gradually goes up your steps, each shop you politely addressing supplier without disturbing friends, they offer the first time instead of lighted store sign number (No. 14) and I run into a store and I dive my hands inside the right products direct import küreğiyle customs I haven't count served Turkish delight, because ahead I saw a sweet sausage I guess that Pomegranate. . That was great:) By buying something. Yes, I know I'm going to spend the day around here ... This is a Japanese-speaking friend in the shop a great gift shop, I've discovered, you name it you like and of course find everything there is, of course, 15-20 things that good quality, I am still a trip tourists throng the inside doesn't look empty mouth of course. I don't know how I got but I sold of the wonderful baklava next door babe I found so while you're here 2 slices of baklava is invincible. Then other stores, other doors and times without realizing it. Come here, tirelessly drew her endlessly. If you still if you're not here you're missing a lot of Egypt Bazaar.
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  • So much fun! A perfect place to shop for turkish sweets, nuts, tea, and souvenirs. The sellers are often funny, they will call you left and right to attract you to their stores. Be sure to bargain and get a good price!
  • Fab place, the colour and smell of various spices, all in one place is a great experience one should not miss. Haggling highly recommended. Close to the tram station.
  • We visited in the evening. The lighting and colours are fantastic. You can safely walk all around the bazaar without hassle Lots of lovely stalls selling all the usual Turkish items; plus fish stalls, cheese olives etc. Well woth a visit. And it's opposite the Boat Cruise berths so you can easily do both.
  • The most crowded part of city but very fun . there is a oldest Turkish coffee store in a entrance of Mısır Çarşıs that called : Mehmet efendi kahvecisi which sells a new and fresh coffee. U can find groceries and spicy stores as well. Tramway station is near this Bazzar is called eminonu.
  • Even if it's way smaller than the Grand Bazaar, this market is totally worth the visit (specially if you're a fan of good flavours). I brought back home some delicious spices and teas that I really enjoy using while cooking.