affordable hotel located in walking distance to istanbuls grand bazaar

July 28, 2014

Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

There are probably very few of you who are not familiar with the song “Istanbul (Not Constantinople).” We at Hotel Büyük Keban of course are quite […]
August 26, 2013

Hotel in Istanbul Turkey Near Grand Bazaar

If you love gorgeous fabrics and antique curiosities, and swoon over old-world maps and elegant period furnishings, then Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar will be a veritable wonderland of treasures. Referred to by locals as both the Kapalıçarşı ("Covered Bazaar") and the Büyük Çarşı ("Grand Bazaar"), this labyrinthine maze of shops is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with an astounding 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops. From exotic spices and exquisite carpets to beautiful fabrics and bountiful delicacies, the array of things to taste, touch, smell and see is truly amazing. It is an absolute feast for all the senses.
May 3, 2013

Best Hotel near Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, Historical Peninsula

One of the largest and oldest bazaars in the world, Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar calls to mind spectacular visions: waterfalls of elegant fabrics, towering vitrines of treasures, lively vendors […]