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Antique Market at Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

Antique Market at Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

Located in the center of Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, in the hall of Cevahir Bedesten, is the so-called Antique Market, a place where vintage or collectible items can be found, such as antique mirrors, water pipes, watches and clocks, candlesticks, old coins, silver and gold jewelry sets adorned with coral and turquoise, furniture, copperware, amber prayer beads, inlaid weapons, icons, and much much more.

Tip:
Just don't expect to find there any actual “antiques”, like a real Roman statue or ancient Greek coins. But even if you do find some old treasures of this sort, please note that it is against the law in Turkey to take antiques out of the country and may involve even a jail sentence.

Operation Hours Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 7 pm

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Sight Name: Antique Market at Grand Bazaar
Sight Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Sight Type: Shopping
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