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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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  • Wonderful visit, you take full eyes and taste buds, to do especially if you like to cook.
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  • There is a place called Cikita in booth No 18 that has the most amazing cranberry Turkish delite covered in pistaschio. It also has baklava. All extremely fresh, organic and great quality ingredients....  more »
  • It is also known as spice bazaar...it is very crowded and for a person like me not a good place to go...the shop keepers entice you and try to fool you. The same things are cheaper out side .  more »