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Motif Collection, Istanbul

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Famed for being one of the most customer-oriented shops in the city, Motif Collection offers a large selection of high-quality carpets and typical Turkish giftware. Inside the shop you'll immediately be greeted by a plethora of colors and patterns, from traditional to contemporary. Take a seat with a cup of tea while a staff member gives you an introduction into the history of the shop and Turkish rugs. Each rug here describes a particular topic, from society and nature to religion and politics. While you're here, take a look at the shop's luxurious line of carpets, some of which contain golden threads. PutMotif Collection into our Istanbul vacation website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • If you're looking for an authentic Turkish rug in Istanbul, make sure that you either visit Motif Collection first or last, because it's the real deal. Hamit Balkir runs an unassuming shop that...  more »
  • Well worth a visit. Vast array of carpets to chose from. Hidir, the owner, is quite the authority on the history and workmanship of Turkish carpets. His are mainly older Ones that have been carefully....  more »
  • 來到伊斯坦堡旅行,若是想要買條值得帶回家紀念的手工地毯,建議大家可以來Hamit的小店。他的店就在索菲亞大教堂旁。 雖然手工地毯通常價格不便宜,但是Hamit的商品,都是獲真價實,他是一位很專業的地毯修復藝術家,這是一間值得信任的商店。 我在我的預算內,請Hamit推薦我能負擔的地毯讓我看看,我買了兩條。 我想,就算不買,跟Hamit聊天,他很樂意分享他的地毯專業知識給客人,不太需要覺得有壓力。要...  more »
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  • Hamit is quite possibly the most genuine and honest carpet dealer in Istanbul. A man with a genuine love for his trade, who not only trades, but collects and restores. Only original Turkish rugs and kilims, many very old, and each with its unique story. If you want to invest confidently in a traditional rug, and avoid all the scam artists and pushy salesmen, then look no further.
  • Me and my wife bought a 1.7x2.7m carpet from Motif Carpet Shop last week. We are very happy with the purchase. We recommend you visit this shop if you want to buy a carpet in Istanbul.
  • Senol Came to California b4 He told me he own a carpets store in Turkey He also sent me a post card from Istanbul turkey Do someone know who I'm talking about ?
  • This is the ONLY shop to visit if in Istanbul and wanting to purchase a carpet, I guarantee, you will not be disappointed. Hidir is the best and will be able to find what you are looking for, within your budget. There is no hard sell or haggling, just fair prices for amazing works of art. Unlike other stores where one is not sure of the origin of the carpet, EVERYTHING sold by Motif is handmade in Turkey. If one is in the market for a high quality, handmade Turkish carpet (the type they do not make anymore) and planning to visit Istanbul, a stop at the Motif collection is a must. Do not even waste your time going to the other stores. He has stock for all different budgets so no matter what you can afford, they can find a beautiful carpet for you. If unable to travel to Istanbul, I would have absolutely no reservations whatsoever recommending Motif and buying after reviewing pictures from the internet. This is not the type of establishment to cheat or scam you - they want you to be happy with your purchase and to come back again.
  • They are not only good rug sellers they are expert in repairing good old rugs to turn them into perfect condition rugs. I bought a nice kilim from them again for my living room I am so happy with colours and size. Thank you guys for the excellent help...
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