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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 good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“turkish delight” (115 reviews)
“spice market” (77 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Bazaar was very quite and less crowded than all the visits we had had before. It was wonderful to see it in all its glory after a wonderful renovation. Look around the Bazaar, but don’t mess that surrounding streets. They are as wonderful as...More

Thank ThegilaniAK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken to the Egyptian Bazaar (also known as the Spice Market) as part of a tour of the Bosphorus. It was very interesting and we were quickly given tasters of many teas, sweets and spices. We went with the intention of buying some...More

2  Thank Danny D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very much the same layout as other traditional bazaars in turkey but focus is mainly on spices. It can get quite crowded on weekends but the quality of spices make up for that. Don't pay for anything at the first place you see it rather...More

1  Thank Nabeel R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i preferred the Egyptian bazaar over the grand bazaar. it wasn't overwhelming compared to the grand bazaar. i managed to find a few shops there that allowed me to shop and not try to sell me everything. i'm not a person that shops alot so...More

Thank chris m
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Egyptian spice market in Istanbul. Very beautiful and full of spicy spices. Prices were good and very enjoyable

Thank arash1389
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking past Suleimania masjid one ends uo in a bazaar which leads you to old covered egyptian spice bazaar . It doesnt contain so many hidden treasures as the grand bazaar but one visit is a must for people visiting istanbul. Migrain sufferers should be...More

1  Thank shehla2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

that's beautiful. The prices are better than the market, but the price is still higher. It has interesting spices. If you have time to visit.

1  Thank Shima B
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Nice place to walk around and search for the spices you need. Make sure to stick to what you need as will sell you everything. Lots of nice free tasting.

Thank Rashad P
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Spices , gifts and sweets and many others at this place , people are friendly and welcoming , and you can bargain and get great deals on teas

Thank wrfloorings
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely place with lovely shops , but i didnt enjoy my time at all and i wasn't able to buy anything, coz the sellers made me uncomfortable w.ith their comments and the way they ask you to enter the shops, nice place but i was...More

Thank fate m
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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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