Grand Bazaar was built in 1455-1461 after the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople. Sultan Mehmet II named as Cevâhir Bedestan and devoted to the trading of textiles.
It is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. Grand Bazaar has 61 covered streets and over 4.000 shops. It has daily around 400.000 visitors. It is in the list of most visited tourist attraction. It is located in the district of Fatih.
The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday, during religious and public holidays.
Opening Hours: 9 am – 19:00