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Egyptian Bazaar

Ragip Gumuspala Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 513 65 97
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Spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds are among the many treasures to be found at this bazaar also known as the Spice Market.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“turkish delight” (117 reviews)
“spice market” (77 reviews)
“malatya pazari” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ragip Gumuspala Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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"turkish delight"
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"spice market"
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"malatya pazari"
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"dried fruit"
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"cheaper prices"
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"buy spices"
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"shops selling"
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"turkish coffee"
in 21 reviews
"baklava"
in 19 reviews
"buy something"
in 12 reviews
"for sale"
in 9 reviews
"teas"
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"delights"
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"bazaar"
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"stalls"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Istanbul'un fethinden sonra ticaretin gelişebilmesi için Fatih Sultan Mehmed tarafından inşaası emredilmiştir / Biggest Spice Bazaar , construction ordered by Faith Soultan after conquest of Istanbul for develop the trade.

Thank Selcuk Soner U
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Go there,- feel and enjoy the atmosphere, enjoy the colourfull impressions of alle the spices, goodies and everything else you find there - - as well as all the sales-activites,- the sales-marketings.....,- but don’t buy there as almost everythingh are overprized as is valied for...More

Thank Bjorn C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bazaar and its surroundings is my favorite Istanbul walking places.. walking around buying wooden spoons on the outside or going in for fistik (pistachio) or spices... Having a tea afterwards near the entrance... All in all it’s delightful. Also the entrance is hagi Muhieddin...More

Thank Rana A
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is the real deal, and covered. So many similar shops, so many sights, so many sounds, so many people wanting you to come look at their goods. There are a very few places with fixed prices, but frankly the fun is bargaining (and yes,...More

Thank therese l
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Trick is do a one round survey, then come back to the things that you like with the price that you are happy. Don't rush to the shop, there are similar things around the area. For nuts and dry fruit, some find just outside the...More

Thank Danaiya T
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

it was very crowded when we went. make sure to keep an eye on all your valuables. the market had a lot of interesting finds from sweets to fresh fruits and seafood, coffee, souvenir items, toys and more

Thank dorothyingrid
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This traditionel market is worth the detour. The colors, the display of crafts, turkish delights, spices, etc are a pleasure for the eyes and an invitation to travel. You will certainly be tempted to spend some bucks but do not forget to bargain and choose...More

1  Thank Carotenoids
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We had shopped at grand bazaar previous day and were disappointed to find exact Same things but much cheaper here than what we had payed after haggling in grand bazaar...

1  Thank Preety567
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Turkish delight. Spice. Jewelers. Repeat. Hassle hassle hassle. Over priced over priced over priced. More hassle. Eyes forward and walk fast. Should you look they are on you and won’t let go. It’s way more expensive than any other place where we saw the identical...More

Thank Vanps3
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is the heart of Istambul, a merchant who has soul, sweetness, candy, nuts, dried fruit, cheeses, fish and everything you can only wish for ... enjoy and price yourself, although you can lower prices when few people than when crowd.

2  Thank Lidija L
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Mauicruiser
8 October 2015|
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Response from NChopra55 | Reviewed this property |
Drop the review and write a fresh review
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Soleil T
28 September 2015|
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Response from MikeB9646HP | Reviewed this property |
The Egyption / spice Bazaar official opening times are 08:00 to 19:00 daily Monday to Saturday Closed Sunday also 29th October and full duration of any religious holidays. regards Mike
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HushMee
20 August 2015|
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Response from fenlaDublin | Reviewed this property |
When I was there last February, the Spice (Egyptian) Bazar was open on the Sunday, but perhaps it has changed since then.
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