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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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  • Visit stands uniquely. You can naprobovat'sja any sweets. Even if you don't buy it then. Besides them there are teas, spices, dried vegetables any. Yes a lot. We visited twice. First shopped on trial, then consciously.
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  • In each visit on the last day before leaving be sure to visit this market-great several kinds of cheese, olives, choose any vacuum here all you zapajajut, basturma, various sweets (can be taken only in bulk, in boxes may be of poor quality), and coloring. A paradise for gourmets.
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  • He goes to İstanbul Eminönü Pearl dönülmemesi without seeing the historic markets. to market.. After entering the main gate right-lined up on spices stores, souvenirs and jewelers and stacked. As you wander the sar and authentic atmosphere of people wandering the tight are the Spice shop extended locum, peanuts, candies without tasting too much of people switching. Throng the t gate, main gate of coral gate and sirkeci, Eminonu New Mosque doors behind a small door opened and occur t side driveway Gate 6 gate. T gate-side double roasted Marshmallow and walnuts from Lachin and coral gate Annzalevski Mehmet Efendi coffee other than smell sweet people. To the top of the tour and attractions should be market.
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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.