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Historic Bazaars of Istanbul &Shopping provided by Ali's Protravel & Tours

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Historic Bazaars of Istanbul &Shopping

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Meet in front of Ayasofya ( St Sophia) in Sultanahmet and then go directly to the GRAND BAZAAR to get lost in its labirents to find your dream hand-made Turkish rug or ceramics, tiles, leather coats, leather bags and pashminas with your local, expert guide. Grand Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. Later we will go to the SPICE BAZAAR,(16th century) the most famous covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar to walk through and take in all the sights and smells of spices, Saffrons etc and avail of some complimentary tasters of Turkish delight. A must visit bazaar even if you don’t want to buy anything, you will buy something for sure! Our tour will end at the Spice Bazaar after 5-6 hours. Tour guide will be Ali or one of his associates in his tour company depending on the availability.
  • You'll start at
    Ayasofya Meydanı
    Cankurtaran, Ayasofya Meydanı, Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    In front of Ayasofya Museum at Sultanahmet
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  • 1
    Kapali Carsi
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 2
    Misir Carsisi (Spice Market)
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Ayasofya Meydanı
    Cankurtaran, Ayasofya Meydanı, Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    In front of Ayasofya Museum at Sultanahmet
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Cankurtaran, Ayasofya Meydanı, Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Meals, drinks etc and Gratuity to your guide!
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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  • Duration: 6h
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