Spice Bazaar

Spice Bazaar Spice Bazaar is near the Flower Bazaar and behind the New Mosque. It is one of the old covered bazaars. It is still very famous with herbalists and all kinds of spices, rare plant roots, dried fruits, nuts, saffron, Turkish delights, sweets, caviar and different food stuff can be found. Only, the most…

Nisantasi

Nisantasi Nisantasi is the place where you can find all brands, Turkish boutiques, nice cafes, restaurants and bars. It carries on to be both luxurious residential area with heavy traffic, activity, crowds and shopping place with luxurious shops, galleries, restaurants and elegant shop windows. Nisantasi was a district where the sultans had been coming for…

Grand Bazaar

Grand Bazaar Grand Bazaar which has been located in the centre of Istanbul is one of the oldest and largest covered bazaars in the world. It is told that it welcomes around 20.000 people a day during the busy times of the year. It had been built up in 1461 by Conqueror Mehmet II. Grand…

Beyoglu

Taksim Taksim means “division” which situated in the European part of Istanbul. During the Ottoman Period, a stone reservoir had been built up here to collect the water from northern part of Istanbul and branch off to other parts of the city. The square had taken the name from Taksim Maksemi (cistern). Before becoming a…