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Address: Meydani No. 11-13 | Hippodrome, Istanbul, Turkey
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Delightful place

Tuncay has been a family friend since I was a child, so over 30 years when his shop was still based in the Grand Bazaar. He is a wonderful trustworthy person and the shop has a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2016
BirgitDePrins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Tuncay has been a family friend since I was a child, so over 30 years when his shop was still based in the Grand Bazaar. He is a wonderful trustworthy person and the shop has a wonderful eclectic mixture of gifts in it with something for everyone. My personal favourites are the wonderful rugs and lamps.

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Tarnos, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014

I know Tunçay for 20 years now and he is a real professional. I have purchased various rugs from him and so did some friends. Best value for the money for sure and his staff is always here to help. I highly recommend it.

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North Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

We visit this shop each time we visit Istanbul. It has rugs, pashminas and loads of other touristy type gifts and all at a very reasonable price. I think this is one of the best value shops in Istanbul and the staff are always very helpful. Really worth a visit.

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Milford, Nj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2012

Want to highly recommend a small shop, Istanblue, that I have been using for the purchase of both rugs/carpets and small tourist items. The shop is conveniently located in the Hippodrome area between the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia. Tuncay, the owner, and his family now represent third generation owners. He is a delightful man, fair and a very soft... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2011

Great simple restaurant with amazing local food. Very close to the Blue Mosque and the Arasta Bazaar. Highly recommend.

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