Vividly coloured spices are displayed alongside jewel-like lokum (Turkish delight) at this Ottoman-era marketplace, providing eye candy...
Only in İstanbul would a 400-year-old mosque be called 'New'. Constructed between 1597 and 1665, its design references both the Blue...
Built over a grand archway attached to the New Mosque, this small kasrı (pavilion), or mahfili (loge), dates from the same period and...
The Eminönü branch of this popular local coffee chain is near the Spice Market.
One of the city's best-loved restaurants, this place near the Spice Bazaar is owned by Hamdi Arpacı, who started out as a street-food...
Spice Bazaar · interesting places nearby
Dating from 1901, Pandeli has three salons that are encrusted with stunning turquoise-coloured İznik tiles and also feature painted ceilings and chandeliers. Though its location above the main entrance to the Spice Bazaar makes it a popular lunch spot for tourists (most locals wouldn't dream of eating here), we suggest visiting for tea or coffee after lunch instead.