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Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar

Hisaronu Mah. Kemeralti /Konak, Konak, Izmir, Turkey
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Ranked #3 of 33 Shopping in Izmir
Type: Shops, Flea/ Street Markets
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Santa Rosa, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is a Blog excerpt from our three week trip Immediately inland from the Konak Square is the Kemeralti Bazzar - this is a huge warren of winding streets lined with shops and stalls selling everything that the people of Izmir might need; food, shoes, shirts, more shoes, jewelry, even more shoes and pants, … Kemeralti is NOT a tourist... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Typical touristy items BUT this is a real market for the locals so you if you want to immerse yourself - go.

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Izmir, Turkey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

It's located in Kemeraltı Market and really close to Çankaya metro station( just 2 minute walk away) You can find a lot of touristic stuff such as Hookah, traditional clothes, magnets, vintage etc. Unfortunately Izmir has poor variety of postcard, you may be dissappointed about that. Whatever you do don't leave Han Bazaar without drinking a Turkish Coffee.

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North of Sydney
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254 reviews 254 reviews
179 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Izmir is a large and at this time of the year very hot and dry. Our taxi ride was 10 euro which is a standard price and they do carve up the traffic in a busy and congested city. We had no trouble getting there and moved around the bazaar easily looking at items repeated in many shops. The bazaar... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I had a great 4 hours wondering around soaking up the vibe of the bazaar. I sat for a quite chi in a side street and then found a fab place for lunch. There was only one dish on the menu and that was kebab, bread, slald, tomatoes, chillies and ayran all for 25tl. Worth every penny. I did not... More

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Berwyn, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We were on a cruise, and decided to walk around the port area. After about an hour or so, we asked a taxi to take us to "a bazaar" and ten minutes later and 10 Euros we ended up here. It was amazing. To explore the place would have taken hours or even days which we did not have. In... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Smelly place in a good way... all oriental food smells, many people, shopping area... the sad thign is that as soon they smell you a foreigner prices grows . If you have a turk friend you can shop much cheaper everything. probably is not related just to izmir i saw same thing in istanbul must be an oriental behaviour. As... More

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Munich, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We made a day trip to Izmir for the first time from our holiday base (Gumuldur) on the coast. We had read about what a must see the Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar was if one was visiting Izmir. However, from our experience we have a greatly different opinion of the place. Yes there were a few interesting shops but many were... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Interesting place to see locals shopping, eating, having a drink or going to pray. Just get yourself lost in the maze of alleys and observe.

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Athens, Greece
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110 reviews 110 reviews
64 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Just less flashy. Carpets, clothes, small things to give as presents, tourist-y stuff - all ina closed building (with a nice atrium too). Recommended for the vibe and experience, NOT if you have been to IStanbul already.

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