Istanbul Food Bazaar

Istanbul Food Bazaar

Istanbul Food Bazaar

Istanbul Food Bazaar

Istanbul is a very rich city in terms of historical bazaars and markets. There are many historical bazaars in Istanbul that have actively served for centuries and are still in service. The first place that comes to mind when shopping in Istanbul is undoubtedly the Grand Bazaar located in the historical peninsula. Another popular place is the Spice Bazaar, located right next to the New Mosque in Eminönü. It is possible to find all kinds of spices and foods in these bazaars.

Spice Bazaar

The 17th century Eminonu Spice Bazaar, which is open seven days a week, is another favorite of tourists looking for souvenirs with cameras, just a short walk from the Grand Bazaar. A vibrant gastronomic paradise, this is the best place to collect dried fruits and nuts, spices, olives, Turkish delight, oils, and the finest essences. Dates are piled up in the entrances and the scent of freshly ground Mehmet Efendi coffee is combined with the aroma of fresh fish with surprisingly non-toxic results.

Siirt (Women) Market

As well as the historical bazaars of Istanbul, the new period markets are among the places that should be visited. Siirt Bazaar, also known as "Women's Bazaar", is located in Unkapanı, Istanbul. For someone who does not know the Women's Bazaar, this special bazaar in the middle of the city comes as an unexpected surprise.Local foods from cities such as Siirt, Adıyaman, Mardin, Diyarbakır, Bitlis and Muş lie in front of you.On the one hand, herbs, which you will probably hear for the first time, and pastries made of these herbs are waiting for you right next to them.

Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar, which was built in the 1460s and has 5,000 shops, is one of the largest covered bazaars in the world. Bargaining is a must with calling vendors selling exclusive textiles, pottery, spices, jewelry, lanterns, and souvenirs. It is possible to find rare spices and many kinds of desserts here such as baklava.

Arasta Bazaar

Arasta Bazaar is a regular market in the heart of the city of Istanbul. The bazaar is located in a narrow street where there are lots of spice shops on both sides of the street and beautiful souvenir shops selling carpets and rugs, traveling souvenirs, tiles, and scarves. Arasta Bazaar is also known for its jewelry, pottery, textile, and carpet shops. Shopping and sightseeing are very easy and comfortable in the Arasta Bazaar. You can find more than seventy stores in the bazaar.

Beyoglu Fish Market

Located right next to Cicek Passage, the historical Beyoğlu Fish Market is a place where you can experience an impressive dining and shopping experience. At the entrance of the market, various stands are selling delicious street food such as stuffed mussels, fried mussels, and kokorec. If it is right in the market, fresh vegetables, fruits, caviar, fish, etc. You can find a variety of shops selling products.

Visit Istanbul for these bazaars!

There are many places that must be visited in Istanbul. Unlike historical places such as Topkapı Palace, the bazaars are one of the must-see places in Istanbul. Istanbul is a great destination for shopping and tasting the most popular flavors. You can buy your Istanbul flight ticket right now and you can tour Istanbul thanks to I am Istanbul. Do not miss this opportunity.

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