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Motif Collection

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Address: Kabasakal Caddesi, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 212 516 1374
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With 20 years experience, Motif Collection provides the best quality fully...

With 20 years experience, Motif Collection provides the best quality fully handcrafted carpets and kilims. While predominantly Turkish, our collection also features carpets from around the world, antique pieces and rare fragments. We also sell hand crafted Turkish ceramics and unique Turkish giftware.

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Turkish Carpet Place.

Motif Collection is a real heaven for someone who is after just buying authentic real Turkish dowry carpets are. Be aware though of a shops a trying to sell copy of Turkish... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Polace, Croatia
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Polace, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Motif Collection is a real heaven for someone who is after just buying authentic real Turkish dowry carpets are. Be aware though of a shops a trying to sell copy of Turkish carpets around İstanbul everywhere.We had heard really bad stories about from others who bought that type of carpets. The carpets were machine made and the apparently pure silk... More 

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Province of Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Motif Collection is a great little store just next to Yesil Ev Hotel. They specialize in repairing washing for carpets and kilims and they are selling them also.They are just behind of Hürrem Sultan Bath on Kabasakal Street. i can basicly say that Motif Collection is the best place for understanding shopping experience and learning about carpets and buying with... More 

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3 Thank zeytna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Motif Collection twice during my stay in Istanbul, each time Hidir and Hamit demonstrate their carpets, explained about their stories, and answer any question i had. Motif Collection is a store that you have to visit if you are planning a trip to istanbul! It has the most beautiful collection of hand made silk carpets , woll carpets... More 

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5 Thank lindabeauty
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We bought two carpets and I wish I had also looked at kilim rugs! Hidir is amazing. After being sought after for 4 days by various carpet salesmen walking through Istanbul, even from across the street, it was such a relief to work with Hidir, who shared knowledge and showed my sons and me beautiful carpets, which are old but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We bought 3 beautiful carpets in the shop today. There was a wide variety and the owner is patient, friendly and knows his carpets. The carpets are very good quality and good prices. Too many to chose from. They do not put any pressure on you to buy anything. I will highly recommend Motif Carpets come and will not buy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had not been to Istanbul in 15 years and wanted another authentic Turkish tribal carpet on this return trip. Motif was highly recommended from people who have visited the shop and from the reviews on TripAdvisor. I was not sure if there would be anything that would grab my attention but already decided to visit this shop and did... More 

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5 Thank KaChunA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

I am glad I came across the recommendation for this store in my travel guide. Motif Collection was on my must do list whilst in Istanbul and it was best shop i walked into during my stay in Istanbul. You can't beat the quality. in Motif i met Hidir who was very gracious and passionate about his carpets and how... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews on Trip Advisor, I visited Motif Collection in Istanbul, looking for a "special" kilim. The collection in this teeny store is amazing, and Hidir is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. He was extremely patient and honest, and there was never any pressure to purchase. I'm thrilled with the kilim I bought and it arrived safely to my home... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Friendly, knowledgeable stuff and incredibly beautiful carpets and kilims in Motif Collection. We went to Motif Collection based on recommendations in TA and other guidebooks. The quality, colors and designs are all exceeded than what we had seen elsewhere in Istanbul. Motif Collection is the place to go for good quality Turkish Carpets and kilims. They will give you great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Motif Collection was recommended by one of staff at Osmanhan Hotel. I stop by on my first day of visit, and was surprised by the collections they have in the shop; was planned to visit again on the next day. Luckily, I met Hamit who is the owner of the shop and he shared with me the history of handmade... More 

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