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Urartu Rug Store

Utangac sokak no.10, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 638 07 95
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High pressure and unwillingness to cancel order

After a tour of Topaki, the guide (who approached me in line) walked me into the gallery. I was NOT... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
Quoc T
via mobile
Great selection.....great salesman!.....great purchase.

We had been told about a carpet dealer somewhere behind the Topkapi Palace and happened upon and... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2016
Nigel W
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Nanyuki Town, Kenya
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Mar 25, 2017
“High pressure and unwillingness to cancel order”
Apr 9, 2016
“Great selection.....great salesman!.....great purchase.”
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Utangac sokak no.10, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

After a tour of Topaki, the guide (who approached me in line) walked me into the gallery. I was NOT looking at buying anything. After showing a few rugs and disclosing the price, I told them I could not afford them. They continued to pressure...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2016

We had been told about a carpet dealer somewhere behind the Topkapi Palace and happened upon and were impressed by Urartu's street display of rugs. After a considerable time viewing a large selection of rugs and drinking copious cups of apple tea, and after a...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2015

I came back to Istanbul this December and visit Uratu again looking for a kilim for a good friend. But I ended buying one pretty old kilim piece for myself. Todate, I have bought 3 pieces from them and I was so tempted to buy...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2015

Being in Istanbul last summer, we did not necessarily intend to buy in the first place, but we were attracted by the huge variety and the pleasantness of the people there. They made the show for us - as most carpet stores will (including the...More

1  Thank Eugen
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Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a really long story that I'll try to make short that underscores the genuine hospitality and resulting friendship from Safak, Omer and Harun at Urartu. We visited the store and agreed to buy a 5x7 with Safak (or Gonzales his US nickname), but...More

2  Thank Ron M
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Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

I was seriously looking for carpet and personally Urartu has fine, wide selections. He understands my requirement well and even recommend the design. Love the place.

Thank Su O
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Reviewed October 4, 2014

we went to this store because the man standing at the door asked us to have a look. of course they tried to sell by offering tea, showing all the carpets etc etc, but all in a very pleasant and respectful way. they are very...More

1  Thank HarrietAmsterdam
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Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were actively looking for a hallway runner and were collared in the street by a pleasant 'frontman' for this store. We were escorted to the shop and spent about 20 minutes there, but became increasingly put off by the pushy and repugnant owner who...More

9  Thank whizzkid50
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

It was awesome store ...hand made carpets !!!! We loved urartu Rug store. The selection they had was amazing, finally the hospitality Was incredible.

2  Thank Bahoz S
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Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

High quality carpets ... Gorgeous hand wowen wool and silk carpets, also the design of the store was amazing! Very helpful stuff and gentlemen owner!

3  Thank Juliarny
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Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
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