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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.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turkish delight” (115 reviews)
“spice market” (78 reviews)
“misir carsisi” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ragip Gumuspala Cad. Eminonu/Cagaloglu, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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+90 212 513 65 97
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"turkish delight"
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"spice market"
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"misir carsisi"
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"dried fruit"
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"exotic spices"
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"buy spices"
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"surrounding streets"
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"apple tea"
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"shops selling"
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"turkish coffee"
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"baklava"
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"for sale"
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"turkey"
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"delights"
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"bazaar"
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"souvenirs"
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

This is where you can get the spices and nuts and those special turkish delights and sweets all in one place...I haven't seen this many varieties of tea anywhere else than here being in India and Middle east for a long time...But make sure u...More

2  Thank zabeelshafi
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

The Egyptian Bazzar was one of my memorable and great experiences in Istanbul. As soon as you get in you'll start smelling the spices and you'll immediately fall in love with the hand-crafts and souvenirs. You can get good bargains at the bazzar, but make...More

Thank Zainab F
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

I have visited many flea market world wide; however, this is one of a kind. As soon as you enter the market you will smell the nice saffron and the strong spices. This will be the right place to buy some souvenirs and Turkish delights....More

2  Thank Majed_S
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

A fabulous place for Turkish delight, tea, cheeses and spices. The prices vary considerably between the stores and the best deals are to be made outside the main bazaar. Walking uphill from the Spice Bazaar, you eventually get to the Grand Bazaar. Along the way...More

Thank Stevenjenkins7
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

The Egyptian Bazaar is where you can just follow your nose (with a little eye on the price). I think you should decide if you want to buy something or if you just want to check it out. If you want to check it out,...More

Thank luciluke
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

After disembarking from a wonderful cruise from Citivecchia, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, Pompeii and Ephesus, my foodie traveling companion and I took our first full day in Istanbul on our own. The Nuri Spice Market, Misir Carsis Ici No. 55 was abosutely fascinating and...More

Thank nancyinChicago_13
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

While this is better than the grand bazaar, that still isn't saying much. Many other countries (Thailand, Peru, Isreal) have much more authentic bazaars where there are more locals than tourist. I did not feel that way in any bazaar here. Also, the touts on...More

Thank brandasa
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Spice Bazaar also known as Egyptian Bazaar. We went there as the Grand Bazaar was closed and were told about this bazaar as being much smaller in scale and cheaper with good shops and of a manageable scale. Spice Bazaar had the kick to it...More

Thank Bilal S
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Reviewed 5 July 2013

This is a great way to spend an hour or so. There's a fantastic energy and amazing photos to be taken. The sales people are funny and charming as they ask you how they can help you spend your money. I bought lots of delicious...More

Thank J-A-B-W
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Reviewed 4 July 2013 via mobile

...just across the square from the New Mosque is the Spice Bazaar. After your soul has been regenerated I just love to "get lost" in the Spice Bazaar. The building is actually fantastic especially from the outside where you can see the structure but... Just...More

Thank Travelaround59
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Nearby
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
...More
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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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