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La Maison d' Alep

Mercan Uzuncanarsi Cad. No:236 Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Defective silk scarves

I visited this place on 4th September and I believe I was a good customer to them as I did not... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Zain Kamal S
Quality you don't often find in Istanbul...

This place stocks the real stuff - don't bother if you are happy to buy viscose scarves and 'silk... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2015
AlisonRyde
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Sep 7, 2017
“Defective silk scarves”
Oct 14, 2015
“Quality you don't often find in Istanbul...”
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

I visited this place on 4th September and I believe I was a good customer to them as I did not bargain much but still, I was handed over defective shawl/scarf with holes in it.Moreover, I did tell owner my name and he should have...More

Thank Zain Kamal S
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

This place stocks the real stuff - don't bother if you are happy to buy viscose scarves and 'silk' that isn't - oh, and cashmere, linen, pure wool, pure pashmina's that aren't....They form the vast majority of goods for sale in the stalls and shops...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

This shop is at the second street after passing the square in front of spice market. Jewelry in this shop is so unique that I have not seen them in other shops in Turkey. I bought some scarves and jewelry for myself and friends. Those...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2014

After the most horrific time in the Grand Bazaar (such sensual overload that I couldn't couldn't even deal with the most recommended shops), we happened upon La Maison d'Alep just at the entrance to the Spice Market. I must admit that textiles are a particular...More

1  Thank Michele M
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

I just got back from Istanbul and promised Ayman that I would write a review. If you don't want to deal with the crowds inside the Spice Bazaar, hassle, and pushiness of those vendors, this is the place to be. He is located on one...More

3  Thank montekita
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

My wife and I happened on to this shop near the spice market and it became our favorite in Istanbul. The owner was knowledgable and a true joy to deal with. His products were so unique and interesting that we came back on consecutive days...More

3  Thank Tracy B
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

If you look for special jewelry and best counseling about it, this is the place to go! I buy all my jewelry here (being myself a jeweller). Here you also find the most beautiful scarfs and a fine collection of rugs and carpets, the owner...More

3  Thank L_saida2013
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

I loved this tiny shop run by a young man from Syria. Not only was he very knowledgable about his Syrian handicrafts, but his Turkish items were gorgeous and prices better than the Bazaar. I loved his jewelry and embroidery. He speaks many languages fluently...More

4  Thank itsmemist
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