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“Best Gifts shop in istanbul”
Review of Aslan Gift Shop

Aslan Gift Shop
Ranked #17 of 543 Shopping in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We Are Selling High Quality Souvenirs For Our Visitors To Remind Good Memories Of Istanbul Or Giving Their Friends As A Gift. Nargiles, Nazars, Mugs, Bracelets And Every Kind Of Turkish Themed Gifts Are Being Sold In Our Fancy Shop In Sirkeci/istanbul.
Cairo, Egypt
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Best Gifts shop in istanbul”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Finally a decent gifts shop in istanbul , if you want cool gifts with turkish taste with good prices , no hussling no pushing , Aslan gift shop is the best place .. the owner of the bazar Mr Fahry is so kind and humble person , the best gift for me from the bazar is to meet people like Mr fahry , we got lot of cool stuff and we were so happy to stop in this place

Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Hesham K
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good range of gifts, excellent service”
Reviewed June 4, 2014

If you want to buy Turkish gifts of good quality at reasonable prices, then this shop is the place to go. It is very close to the Sirkeci tramstop and is relatively easy to find. If you can't find it, then just ask a local - they are very helpful. The owner is a delightful person - helpful, but not pushy. When we weren't sure as to what we might buy, he made constructive suggestions. He wrapped all of our gifts very carefully and they came home with us to Australia intact and in excellent order. We had been to the Grand Bazaar, but did not buy anything there because it is so vast and daunting. When we saw this shop recommended on Tripadvisor, we decided to check it out and were not sorry. The Aslan Gift shop offers gracious personal service and all the goods have prices on them.

Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A gem in the rough!!!”
Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

I came across Aslan on the last train to Taksim Sq. We smiled at each other amongst the crowded carriage. Who would of thought a smile could bring about such a beautiful friendship. Aslan invited me to his shop, an Aladdin's cave full of wonders and treasures! I must say Aslan is a very generous kind hearted man, very honest and true to his word. Truly a gem in the rough! On a separate I would recommend Aslan gift shop to any visitor. You get unbeatable prices good customer service and none of the headache of bartering as the prices are way cheaper then the Grand Bazaar. You may think this a biased review but if the shop or service wasn't good I wouldn't of bothered. Aslan has put his heart and effort in to his shop and it really shows. Good on you Aslan! May God protect you and your family!

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2 Thank Zaheer k
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Slough, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Ideal gift shop”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

Came across this gift shop unexpectedly but after having been to the grand bazaar it was a pleasant surprise. Fixed prices with great variety. The staff is very helpful. Each purchase is gift wrapped too inclusive. Highly recomended!!!

Visited May 2014
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2 Thank atabassum
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Milano
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Very nice shop, the prices are really good and cheap ande the owner a very kind person. Really recommended! It makes the difference among all the others!

Visited April 2014
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