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Arasta Bazaar

Arasta Bazaar #57 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 516 07 33
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not a bazzar couple of small places

we were visit here and we saw couple of small place thats ıt ı dont recommended ıf you dont visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fernando b
more ordely

this is a bazaar on a street, built into the walls under the blue mosque, Its more organized and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JLM3080
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Arasta Bazaar #57 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were visit here and we saw couple of small place thats ıt ı dont recommended ıf you dont visit you want lose anythıng

Thank fernando b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a bazaar on a street, built into the walls under the blue mosque, Its more organized and more orderly than the grand bazaar, or even Suleymaniye district, and is more tourist oriented, with a more traditional European shopping experience, its smaller and you...More

Thank JLM3080
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arasta Bazaar offered a short cut from my hotel to the rest of the Sultanahmet attractions so I got to know it quite well. It is much less daunting than the Grand Bazaar because it is MUCH smaller and more intimate, the shop owners...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small bazaar with a variety of shops and the Mosaic Museum is located here, it does not have buzz of the Grand Bazaar or shopping along on Divan Yolu; however, if your hotel is nearby it is worth doing your shopping here especially if...More

Thank RWandSW
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant to walk through with all colourful wares to tempt visitors. Relaxed and clean. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

while were walking to arasta bazaar a man started following us and said he would show us the bazaat, upon refusing thrice he said to visit his shop and there is no compulsion to buy anything. since his shop was right at the beginning we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The prices are fixed in this bazaar but you can often get a cash discount. The prices for items like scarves, ceramics and miniature calligraphies are quite fair and the products are of good to superior quality. This is a government supported bazaar and you...More

Thank Ann M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traditional Turkish bazar offering variety of shops selling Turkish products ranging from spices and Turkish delights to jewelry... a must visit if staying in Sultanahmet area.

Thank Mustafa F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love d walking through this bazaar daily on our walk to and from our hotel. Lots of variety. No hassling. Welcoming people with vibrant shops and lots to see. Prices very good and bought some gems there against the spice bazaar and grand bazaar

Thank tink10000
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

More shop style but great atmosphere and mainly outside. Lots of choices with less people around and not as much hassle

Thank Peter W
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Nearby
Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
...More
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Z30
September 26, 2017|
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Response from fsafdar6 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in September 2017 and went to that shop. It's very much there and I was trying to find the receipt which had the name of the shop but couldn't find it. There are in fact two leather bag shops which sell high... More
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