Istanbul it's one of two turkish capitalsIn particular, it is the capital of the European part of the country, as well as being the second largest city. Today it is one of the most beautiful and populated cities in Europe, so it is the ideal destination to get away at any time of the year.
Whenever we make a trip we try to inform ourselves of many things so that everything in destination is comfortable, practical and no problems arise. Today I would like to talk to you about shopping in istanbulAnd it has excellent places for it and you have a great variety of things that you can find around the city.
The most spectacular and varied place for shopping is The Grand Bazaar, which is made up of 60 streets that bring together some 4,000 stores and which forms the largest market in the city, so if you go spend a lot of time as it is worth seeing everything. You can find shops of all kinds, restaurants, bars, cafes and there are even several workshops on different themes.
Within this incredible bazaar there are also 18 fountains, 12 warehouses, 12 small mosques and up to 40 hotels, which are usually the places where all the merchants stay. On the main street there are a lot of jewelry stores, diamonds and gold in all kinds of items, something that is the most striking for all visitors so if you want to buy jewelry this is the ideal place.
The Grand Bazaar of Istanbul It is open every day except Sundays and holidays and its hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., so you have a wide margin of visit although I recommend that you go as soon as possible to see everything on the same day to dedicate the rest to tourism.
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