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The city's covered Grand Bazaar is an extraordinary world all of its own with some equally extraordinary statistics: 2 000 shops, 60 restaurants, mosques, fountains and banks, all of which are located in a maze of vaulted alleyways teeming with goods for sale. Here you'll breathe in the scent of leather mixed in with those of hookah pipes and apple-flavoured tea, and admire a glittering array of jewellery, shiny trinkets and brightly coloured kilims. Hunting for bargains here can almost induce a drunken giddiness, and conducting a purchase is a ceremony that involves some long and hard bargaining! In between your shopping exertions, why not try a traditional Turkish Delight in one of the bazaar's many tea shops.

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Opening hours :

  • high season: 9am-7pm; rest of year: 9am-6pm (more active between 10am and 6pm)

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Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

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    Laubscher

    5/5

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    • Language: gbr
    • Position : With friends

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    Sights, sounds and tastes of Turkey!

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    • Position : With family

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