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Bazaar 55

Carpet shopping at fair prices…

Bazaar 55 in Sultanahmet


So, you’re in Istanbul and of course you want to shop for a carpet. If you’re like many you probably don’t know where to start? First we recommend you find a trustworthy dealer and then find a rug you like. In essence, first pick the shop and then pick the rug. Simple?

The good part about Bazaar 55 is that there is no pressure to buy and their prices are fair. But that doesn’t mean you should not negotiate. You should and make sure to have fun doing it. Even if you don’t buy a rug simply stop by and accept the tea that is offered. There is no harm leaving the shop empty handed but we’re sure you’ll learn a few things about rugs and you’ll enjoy the conversation.

We like: No haggling.

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