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Dervis Bath Accessories & Ethnic Textiles

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Still love my towels, 5 years later!

Definitely one of the few real, authentic, Turkish shops in the Grand Bazaar. Can't wait to my next... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
Venice, Italy
Quality fabrics, knowledgeable owner

We came across Dervish’s shop by chance and ended up buying 4 beautiful pieces of hand woven... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
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Oct 14, 2018
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Jan 11, 2018
“Still love my towels, 5 years later!”
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Halicilar Caddesi No: 51 | Kapalicarsi, Istanbul, Turkey
Fener & Balat
+90 212 528 78 83
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Recommended by our food tour guide as he buys towels here too. Products are marked with prices so everything is up front. The store is small though so selection seems limited. Also there is second hand cigarette smoke throughout the Grand Bazaar.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Definitely one of the few real, authentic, Turkish shops in the Grand Bazaar. Can't wait to my next visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Federica2401
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We came across Dervish’s shop by chance and ended up buying 4 beautiful pieces of hand woven fabrics. The quality of the work is fantastic and Dervish was very good explaining the techniques and processes used to make them. He then showed us many beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alex-from-Stroud
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Ordered peshmetals online. Service was friendly and professional by Nagehan. The goods were delivered safe and sound by Fedex within days (Turkey to Australia) and were lovely.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank dreamitbaby
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Wonderfull shop!!! Everything is handmade and handcrafted, natural and belong to Anatolia. You should not miss it!!!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Nagehan B
Reviewed February 25, 2016

A friend's husband went to Istanbul and visited the Grand Bazaar. We asked him to bring home soap from Dervis which I had researched when I knew he was going on the trip. He came home with the most wonderful olive oil soap. It was...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Virginia V
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Super bath and bathroom goods shop - having visited a traditional old hammam we consulted Time Out guide - which brought us here as we were keen to buy the scrubbing mits, the amazing soap bag etc - and we did ....but also so much...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank 492alanj
Reviewed January 13, 2016

It is worth to look for this wonderful shop and showroom. Their Turkish unique and fine products are all natural, handmade and high quality. Malik, the owner, makes the visit to this shop even more pleasant. He is kind, patient, sensitive, helpful and know exactly...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Xavi88
Reviewed November 30, 2015

best store in the grand bazaar - the owner Tayfun Utkan, was a very nice person - very helpful and also gave some little info about the history and how/where the towels are being made. all products are natural fiber and color. the towels are...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank click6804
Reviewed November 23, 2015

bought some towels in person and ended up ordering more towels 12 months later to be shipped. great customer service, incredible and unique selection. trustworthy, helpful, impeccable quality, and patient people.

Date of experience: December 2014
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This sleepy and rather socially conservative area of
Istanbul hosts a small but thriving Jewish community,
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some of the most beautiful churches and Christian art
in the world. Much of what’s most interesting to
witness in Fener and Balat sits between the surviving
ancient city walls of Constantinople and the serene
shores of the Golden Horn. Despite the many splendid
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