We really miss the Grand Bazaar after the closing and hoping to see it’s opening in coming Monday. Visiting grand bazaar may not be possible for our customers so we added a live stream for you.
What is Grand Bazaar
The Grand Bazaar (Covered Market) in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops on a total area of 30,700 m2, attracting between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. In 2014, it was listed No.1 among the world’s most-visited tourist attractions with 91,250,000 annual visitors. The Grand Bazaar at Istanbul is often regarded as one of the first shopping malls of the world.
Shopping at Grand Bazaar
The 554 year old Grand Bazaar is one of the world’s most exciting shopping experiences. This is the perfect place to end your visit by shopping for some souvenirs for beloved ones back home.
The world famous handmade carpets and rugs of Turkey, some of the most beautiful examples of Turkish silver art, souvenirs and decorations made of copper and bronze and high quality ceramics, onyx, and leather goods are for sale. In the jewelers’ shops, filled with gold, silver and precious stones, you can find all sorts of valuable handicraft accessories, from antique jewelry to modern pendants.
A walk through the Bazaar is a journey amidst enchanting scents of spices, dazzling colors, hypnotizing sounds, beautiful handicrafts, and of course the tempting smell of Turkish coffee.
A sparkling shopping experience awaits you at Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest covered market in the world.
Where is the 1st Shopping Mall of the World
Location: Grand Covered Bazaar, situated in the district of Fatih. It stretches roughly from west to east between the mosques of Beyazit and Nuruosmaniye.
Opening Times: All shops in the Grand Bazaar open from Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 19:00. It is closed on Sundays.