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Where to Buy Best Jewellery in Istanbul?

Whatever you are coming to Istanbul for, you can always look up to some fine jewellery on your trip. This city contains one of the biggest jewellery markets in the world. The city itself was popular on designing valuable stones even ages ago. Jewellers and craftsmen filled in the city of Constantinople, and they kept their livings after the conquest of the Ottoman Empire. They even flourished on the Ottoman age, thanks to the construction of the Grand Bazaar.

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Istanbul UEFA Champions League Final 2020 | Where to Stay, What to Do and More

RECENT UPDATE: The 2019-20 UEFA Champions League final game has been postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus outbreak, UEFA announced. The final of Europe's elite club competition had been scheduled for May 30 at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul. The UEFA statement said "No decision has yet been made on rearranged dates." Even we don’t know the rearranged dates of the final game yet, here are a few tips for UEFA Champions League Final 2020:

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Everything You Must Know About The Currencies Before You Visit Istanbul

In this article, you can find everything you need to know about Turkish currency, what currency to chose, how to exchange and more. There are 6 banknotes in Turkish Lira. The highest value banknote is 200 TL. The lowest value banknote is 5 TL. There are many security measures in banknotes. Take the banknote in your hand, put it on a flat surface. Look at the banknote from different angles. There is a holographic that gives colorful and bright reflections.

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A Guide for Istanbul Grand Bazaar’s Best Stores

Known as the ‘Kapalı Çarşı’ (Covered Market) one of the oldest, largest covered markets in the World, and one of the most visited place. In 2014, it was the most visited touristic place with over 90 million visitors. The Grand Bazaar was the most important economic compound over the centuries. And still, it keeps its importance even today. Located in the İstanbul, on a total area of 30000 m2, makes itself a must-see landmark. Older than 550 years, and still keeps most of the cultural traditions within its shops, you can feel like you’re walking in the old times. The Grand Bazaar was begun constructed immediately after the conquest of Constantinople, as a well-thought project of reviving economic prosperity in the city. The ruling sultan specifically wanted this initiative near his palace.

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A Local Guide to Shopping in Istanbul for Shopaholics

How about treating yourself to a shopping trip in Istanbul? We have chosen the most beautiful bazaars for you, some with a modern look, others with a more bohemian style. The products available vary according to the concept but you can find everything from expensive jewellery to shabby T-shirts at the bazaars. You can have fun shopping with your children or let them enjoy some of the workshops on offer.

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Best Local Souvenirs in Istanbul

You can compare Istanbul to a big store selling local products. Here you can find local products, especially souvenirs everywhere. Turks like bargaining and find it sincere. So feel free to bargain. Some Turks want to shake hands while bargaining with you. Shaking hands while bargaining means “agreement”. Shaking hands also tells us that the bargaining is almost over. We have prepared a list of some beautiful souvenirs and good memories that you can take with you when you leave Istanbul:

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