Grand Bazaar – Historical Bazaar in Istanbul Beyazit

If you want to shop, the historical Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, whatever you are looking for, you will find it here. You can find antique and hand-woven carpets, silver, gold and jewellery, the most beautiful souvenirs, leather products, silk fabrics and countless more products in the Grand Bazaar. Especially handmade products in the Grand Bazaar attract the attention of local and foreign tourists.

Istanbul Grand Bazaar Shopping

The Grand Bazaar is huge, if you are a shopping lover, you can spend the whole day wandering around here. If you don’t know what to buy in Istanbul, take a walk here. You will see a lot of things you want to buy. If you came to Istanbul as a tourist, if you want to shop, take a walk in the Grand Bazaar and the nearby streets.

The Grand Bazaar is the world’s largest bazaar and one of the oldest covered bazaars, located in the center of  Istanbul, in the middle of Beyazıt , Nuruosmaniye and Mercan districts. There are approximately 4 thousand shops in the Grand Bazaar and the total number of employees in these shops is approximately 25 thousand.

During the busiest times of the day, it hosts close to half a million people. Hosting approximately 91 million tourists a year, the bazaar is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world.

Products Sold in the Grand Bazaar

Hand-woven carpets and jewelery products are sold with their original documents and certificates. The Grand Bazaar is one of the rare places where craftsmanship, an important tradition of the Ottoman Empire, still continues in Turkey today.

In the Grand Bazaar, you will find the most beautiful examples of Turkish handicrafts, colorful fabrics, world-famous Turkish carpets, silk products, gold and silver jewelry, copper and brass objects, interesting leather products, various world spices, in short, whatever you are looking for.

Jewelry made of Turkish silver, copper, bronze souvenirs and decorative items, ceramics and leather products in the bazaar offer many alternatives for those who want to buy something unique to Turkey.

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