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Lion's Rugs and Kilims Art Gallery

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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Rug dealer

Porbably the most honest carpet and rug dealer in Istanbul. Ready to make a good deal, Surely the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kolding, Denmark
So Happy I Purchased 2 Carpets I Never Anticipated!

Working with Aslan was a pleasure. He is knowledgeable, professional and charming. More... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Jupiter, Florida
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Lions Rugs and Kilims Art Gallery is located in the old city İstanbul. You can find any kind of rugs and kilims with good prices. We invite to our store to see Best Quality and Best price rugs and kilims.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Porbably the most honest carpet and rug dealer in Istanbul. Ready to make a good deal, Surely the store make a profit on their deals but as long the byer is satisfied thats ok. The are nice and the know what they are dealing with....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aslan and the team where horrific. I travel to istabul 3 times a year and have purchased many rugs, so it's to my surprise they want to charge me 20,0000 dollars for a "silk on silk" rug (do your research there's no such thing" the...More

Thank Ben R
Lionsrugstore , Sahibi at Lion's Rugs and Kilims Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi mister ben firstable we don’t know you because We didn’t make any business with you. You want to blacking Us it is very clear I think this is a game from our component and we know that but since 1981 we are in same...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Working with Aslan was a pleasure. He is knowledgeable, professional and charming. More importantly he is very honest and forthcoming. Our carpets were wrapped while we were in the store. He told us they would be delivered the following week to our home and they...More

Thank FLBeachwalker
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We were in Istanbul last month with the intention of buying a small carpet. We met Aslan, and from the moment we met him we met a friend. A man who not only seeks to understand what suits your needs in regards to the carpet,...More

Thank Lachlan S
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I had hoped I would not have to write this review after my purchase, but I feel I have too as I used Trip advisor to decide if I should even enter the shop. I have heard nightmare stories of rug buying in Turkey so...More

2  Thank James M
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Beautiful carpet seller in the heart of Sultanahmet, the historical part of Istanbul. My family and I had a good experience in dealing with Osman and Mehmet as well as other workers at the Lion's Rugs and Kilims Art Gallery. They mannerisms were friendly, informative,...More

1  Thank Mona A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This was a very enjoyable retail experience- a knowledgeable merchant, some beautiful merchandise and a lovely family business. We bought three rugs: a spectacular Anatolian wool flor rug, a Kurdish village rug and the Hereke pictured on the website. All rugs were beautiful and individual...More

Thank jono58
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We had the pleasure of working with Hayrullah and his cousin Emrah. Both were very kind, knowledgeable, patient and courteous. They spent lots of time with us to help us make a decision that we are very happy with. This won't be the last time...More

Thank JAMooch2017
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This carpet store truly deserves a review. I was just mesmerized by the huge variety of carpets on display which are great quality and reasonably priced. I would like to thank Saddam for his great customer service and knowledge. Everybody in the store was very...More

Thank Leticia C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I never wanted a carpet until I walked in Kilims Art Gallery. It's absolute art, all the carpets are unique, I couldn't imagine that everyone of them has its own story. If you want to choose a carpet - ask Saddam, this guy knows how...More

1  Thank Людмила М
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