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Find your deluxe or cheaper hotel room in Turkey around the world famous Grand Bazaar shopping complex.

The Grand Bazaar is on of the most famous landmarks of Istanbul and is located in the Fatih district. The Grand Bazaar is around 15 minutes walk from the Aya Sofya/Blue Mosque area.

One of the nearest hotels is 4 star Best Western Plus The President Hotel. Enjoy the view from the rooftop terrace at this hotel located in the heart of Istanbul Turkey. The Grand Bazaar shops are 100 meter away. Also free WiFi and satellite channels are standard in all Best Western President Hotel’s modern rooms.

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Special OFFERS ! Book now and save money. Search for hotels in our database (see map), enter your travel dates and get the latest hotel deals. All hotels listed are located in this district around this large square for shopping.

Istanbul - Grand Bazaar - Covered Market in Turkey

Istanbul Grand Bazaar -- Istanbul's Grand Bazaar ( or Covered Market) is Turkey's largest covered market offering excellent shopping like beautiful Turkish carpets, glazed tiles and pottery, copper and brassware, apparel made of leather, cotton and wool, meerschaum pipes, alabaster bookends and ashtrays, and all sorts of other things.

The Grand Bazaar (Kapalicarsi in Turkish) is one of the the largest covered markets in the world with its 4400 shops, 3000 firms, some 17 hans (separate inns for specific type of products), 64 streets,25.000 employees, 4 fountains, 2 mosques and 22 gates. It's a real heaven for shoppers in Istanbul and a good opportunity for people to discover the Turkish hospitality.

It looks like a labyrinth at first sight but it's actually not that complicated. All you have to do is to keep your eyes on the main street (Kalpakcilarbasi Street, the jewelry street). The Bazaar was first constructed in 1464 with the order of Mehmed II 'the Conqueror' and had many restorations over the years due to the extensive fires and destructive earthquakes. There are tens of cafés, a police station, little mosques, in the bazaar tourists information points .

The Grand Bazaar has more things for sale than you can imagine, including what has to be the biggest concentration of Turkish rugs in the universe. In addition to providing a great shopping area for tourists, it also provides a vital source of goods for locals. You can easily spend half a day in the Grand Bazaar, and even if you go in without any particular items in mind, chances are that you'll come across something you just have to take home with you.

Time zone -- GMT/UTC +2 Daylight Savings time starts on the last Sunday in March and ends on the last Sunday in September.

Currency -- The New Turkish Lira was introduced on 1 January, 2005. The old Turkish Lira (TL) was withdrawn from circulation on 1 January, 2006. It is now only possible to exchange old Turkish Lira for New Turkish Lira at the Central Bank until 31 December, 2015. 1 YTL = 1,000,000 TL.

Language -- Turkish

Electricity -- 220V, 50Hz. European plug with two circular metal pins.

Air Connections -- Istanbul has two international airports: The larger one is the Atatürk International Airport located in the Yeşilköy district on the European side, about 24 kilometres (15 mi) west from the city center. The smaller one is the Sabiha Gökçen International Airport located in the Kurtköy district on the Asian side.

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Cheap Istanbul Hotels near Grand Covered Bazaar

Hotel Sapphire - ( 0.8 km from the Grand Covered Bazaar in Istanbul Turkey )

Offering professional service in an historical peninsula, this comfortable hotel in Sirkeci is just a short stroll from the St Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar.

La Boutique Hotel Pierre Loti - ( 0.4 km from Shops Grand Bazaar Istanbul )

La Boutique Hotel Pierre Loti is located on the historical main road in the middle of Old Istanbul City, just a few hundred meters away from the world famous Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace..

Hotel Niles Istanbul - ( 0.4 km from the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul City Centre )

The recently-renovated Hotel Niles Istanbul is a small family owned and managed hotel on a quiet side street only two minutes from the tram, three minutes' walk from the Grand Bazaar and 12 minutes'...