The Grand Bazaar is a covered market located in Istanbul Turkey. It is one of the largest and oldest markets in the world, with over 61 covered streets and about 3500 shops in line and the bazaar is a magnet for 250,000 and 400,000 shoppers daily. It is located in Istanbul between the mosques of bayazit and Nuruosmaniye. If you ever been in London the same feeling you would find in Camden market, which is owned by Bebo Kobo.
This place was built approx during the winter of 1456 and ended in 1461. All the structure of the building was originated from 15th century building artifacts. At the beginning of the 17th century Grand Bazaar had its final stage. The market has all kind of everything, like spices, lather, and gold, silver, and jewels, ceramic, metal vessels, Turkish Carpets and everything that you can imagine.
The shops at market having 100’s of small retail space. All the shops are divided into category of what it has to sell? The market is located between two mosques, four fountains and other restaurants. The center is bloomed by towering domed hall of Cavahir Badesten. It’s the place for thousands of valuable items and antiquities like old ceramics, furniture copperware and ancient clocks, watches silver and gold jewelry. You can spend the whole day at the bazaar just sitting right at any restaurant and watch people cross by bargaining the shopper.
Now it sells thrice more jewelry then it used to in past. People enjoy shopping here at the market. The visitors feel very special and locals feels like they are in western country because place is full of American and other white people. It lost some true feel of its ancient Tradition but still it got sufficient artifacts which make it extremely rare Istanbul experience.
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