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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%
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  • Terrible1%
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“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
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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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"turkish coffee"
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"baklava"
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"for sale"
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"turkey"
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Reviewed yesterday

I only had a short time in Istanbul and decided to spend the majority of the day at the Egyptian Bazaar. I was looking for local spices, food, locally made items, etc. This was definitely the place. Wonderful experience and the people were very friendly.

Thank carolynhB1543UN
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You really won't get lost here, but you may still be a little overwhelmed by the number and variety of shops. I found super-soft and light Turkish cotton towels, which also make great beach blankets. There are loads of spice merchants, but I suggest going...More

Thank Margaret L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a market that meets you as soon as you cross the bridge and get to the side of the heir. Inside the boy you will find shops that sell Dry fruits but on the basis of spices. As soon as you get into the...More

Thank Μιχάλης Ν
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated 15 minutes walk from the Blue Mosque is this smaller version of the Grand Bazaar. Interesting place without the great choices of the Grand version

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like the Grand Bazaar, this place is wonderful to get lost in ; great choice of different foods, spices and artifacts. Some of the goods they sell, especially the more exclusive ones, such as saffron or caviar, start at ridiculous prices ; but it depends...More

Thank Dirk W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Egyptian (or spice) Bazaar in Eminönü is smaller than the Grand bazaar in Sultanahmet but not less interesting especially because of the surrounding area with the typical local markets where you can find not only very interesting and cheap products but also some of...More

Thank Mamoun I
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Colour, smell, - this is like walking in to an artist’s paintbox and wallowing in colour, taste and smell. This feels a far more comfortable, relaxed environment , than the Grand Bazaar. I’ve had to return here a number of times - to see exotic...More

Thank shoogslondon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a busy place but completely safe and quite clean. We had a nice time walking through the streets and taking photos. There are also some good bargains to be had. A kind local helped us to get a better bargain for a leather...More

1  Thank Sus1952
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

If you want to buy souvenirs Turkey, this place became one of the options that can be selected. various goods and souvenirs can be bought here ranging from food, clothing, household items, display wall, t-shirts, hair accessories, and many others. I bought a scarf here...More

Thank tppas2000
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The colours, smells and sounds are amazing. We didn't buy anything but took in the atmosphere... several times.

Thank Hint_of_Pepper
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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
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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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