This labyrinthine and chaotic bazaar is the heart of the Old City and has been so for centuries. No visit to İstanbul would be complete...
Ethem Tezçakar Kahveci
Bekir Tezçakar's family has been at the helm of this tiny coffee shop for four generations. Smack bang in the middle of the bazaar's...
Fes Cafe - Grand Bazaar Branch
Set in a rough-stone den, the popular Fes is one of the few Western-style cafes located in the Grand Bazaar. The flower-adorned tables...
Lonely Planet review
One of the new generation of rug stores opening in the bazaar, Dhoku (meaning 'texture') sells artfully designed wool kilims in resolutely modernist designs. Its sister store, EthniCon , opposite this store, sells similarly stylish rugs in vivid colours and can be said to have started the current craze in contemporary kilims.