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Shops and Markets

1. Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı)

One of the oldest, biggest and most exciting shopping malls in the world, the Grand Bazaar was set up to trade silk, spices and gold in the 15th century – and still sells all three, alongside jazzy glass lampshades, leather jackets and, of course, carpets.

2. Egyptian Bazaar (Mısır Çarşısı)

Also known as the Spice Bazaar, this is the best place in town to buy little presents, with ...

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