The Covered Bazaar

Where is The Covered Bazaar?

The Covered Bazaar is located in Beyazıt area Fatih distinct of Istanbul. It is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. It is too large complex, normal to lost. consisting of 61 streets, 4400 shops, 2195 workshops, 18 fountains, 2 bedestens (vaulted and waterproofed areas of the bazaar where valuable goods are kept), 40 inns, 12 small mosques (mescit), 12 warehouses, 1 school, 1 bath, and 19 water wells.
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History of The Covered Bazaar

The grand bazaar began construction in 1455 and opened in 1461. Many of the stalls in the bazaar are grouped by the type of goods, with special areas for leather coats, gold jewelry and the like.
The bazaar contains two bedestens (domed masonry structures built for storage and safe keeping), the first of which was constructed between 1455 and 1461 by the order of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror. The bazaar was vastly enlarged in the 16th century, during the reign of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, and in 1894 underwent a major restoration following an earthquake.
The sprawling complex consists of 12 major buildings and has 22 doors. History infos : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Bazaar,_Istanbul - 17.07.2011

How to Go The Covered Bazaar?

The Covered Bazaar is closed to Süleymaniye Mosque and Beyazıt Square. It has 22 entery doors.
You can go to Beyazıt Square by public buses and Zeytinburnu - Eminönü tram.
Public Bus - Beyazıt

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    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    BEYAZID Tram Station - Eminönü - 0,22 km
    On Way Number
    T1 - ZEYTINBURNU - KABATAŞ

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Beyazıt Bus Station - Fatih - 0,26 km
    On Way Number
    32A - CEVATPAŞA - BEYAZIT
    35A - KOCAMUSTAFAPAŞA - BEYAZIT
    36 - KARADENIZ MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    36ES - ESENTEPE MAH. - BEYAZIT
    38 - YUNUS EMRE MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    38Z - ZÜBEYDE HANIM MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    46H - HÜRRIYET MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    61B - BEYAZIT - TAKSIM
    82B - YENIBOSNA METRO - BEYAZIT
    90B - DRAMAN - BEYAZIT
    91E - GÖZTEPE MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    92B - YENI MAHALLE METRO - BEYAZIT
    92K - YENI MAHALLE METRO - KIRAZLI - BEYAZIT
    93C - ZEYTINBURNU - BEYAZIT
    94A - BAKIRKÖY - BEYAZIT
    97 - GÜNEŞLI - BEYAZIT
    97B - BAHÇELIEVLER DEVLET HASTANESI - ÇAVUŞPAŞA - BEYAZIT
    97G - YENI MAHALLE METRO - BEYAZIT

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    ÇEMBERLİTAŞ Tram Station - Eminönü - 0,32 km
    On Way Number
    T1 - ZEYTINBURNU - KABATAŞ

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Beyazıt Üniversite Bus Station - Fatih - 0,50 km
    On Way Number
    32A - CEVATPAŞA - BEYAZIT
    35A - KOCAMUSTAFAPAŞA - BEYAZIT
    36 - KARADENIZ MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    36ES - ESENTEPE MAH. - BEYAZIT
    38 - YUNUS EMRE MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    38Z - ZÜBEYDE HANIM MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    46H - HÜRRIYET MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    61B - BEYAZIT - TAKSIM
    82B - YENIBOSNA METRO - BEYAZIT
    90B - DRAMAN - BEYAZIT
    91E - GÖZTEPE MAHALLESI - BEYAZIT
    92B - YENI MAHALLE METRO - BEYAZIT
    92K - YENI MAHALLE METRO - KIRAZLI - BEYAZIT
    93C - ZEYTINBURNU - BEYAZIT
    94A - BAKIRKÖY - BEYAZIT
    97 - GÜNEŞLI - BEYAZIT
    97B - BAHÇELIEVLER DEVLET HASTANESI - ÇAVUŞPAŞA - BEYAZIT
    97G - YENI MAHALLE METRO - BEYAZIT

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    SULTANAHMET Tram Station - Eminönü - 0,65 km
    On Way Number
    T1 - ZEYTINBURNU - KABATAŞ

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Vezneciler Bus Station - Fatih - 0,65 km
    On Way Number
    36A - CEBECI MAHALLESI - VEZNECILER
    36V - YAYLA MAHALLESI - VEZNECILER
    37Y - YILDIZTABYA - VEZNECILER
    38B - YUNUS EMRE MAHALLESI - VEZNECILER
    39B - İMAR BLOKLARI - VEZNECILER
    39Y - YEŞILPINAR - VEZNECILER
    77A - ŞIŞLI - VEZNECILER
    86V - EYÜPSULTAN - VEZNECILER
    MR12 - KAZLIÇEŞME - VEZNECILER

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Suburban Rail.
    The Nearest Suburban Rail Station
    SİRKECİ Suburban Rail Station - Eminönü - 0,85 km
    On Way Number
    B1 - SİRKECİ - HALKALI

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Suburban Rail.
    The Nearest Suburban Rail Station
    KUMKAPI Suburban Rail Station - Eminönü - 0,91 km
    On Way Number
    B1 - SİRKECİ - HALKALI

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Car Ferry.
    The Nearest Car Ferry Station
    SİRKECİ Car Ferry Station - Fatih - 0,99 km
    On Way Number
    V4 - BAKIRKÖY - BOSTANCI
    V5 - SİRKECİ - HAREM

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Marmaray.
    The Nearest Marmaray(Metro) Station
    MARMARAY SİRKECİ İSTASYONU - Fatih - 1,12 km
    On Way Number
    M5 - KAZLIÇEŞME - SÖĞÜTLÜÇEŞME

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Fast Ferry.
    The Nearest Fast Ferry Station
    YENİKAPI Fast Ferry Station - Adalar - 1,20 km
    On Way Number

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Suburban Rail.
    The Nearest Suburban Rail Station
    CANKURTARAN Suburban Rail Station - Eminönü - 1,36 km
    On Way Number
    B1 - SİRKECİ - HALKALI

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Funicular.
    The Nearest Funicular Station
    KARAKÖY Funicular Station - Beyoğlu - 1,41 km
    On Way Number
    F2 - KARAKÖY - BEYOĞLU
    T1 - ZEYTINBURNU - KABATAŞ

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Subway.
    The Nearest Subway Station
    Yenikapı Metro İstasyonu Subway Station - Fatih - 1,44 km
    On Way Number
    M1A - YENİKAPI-ATATÜRK HAVAALANI
    M1B - YENİKAPI-KİRAZLI METRO

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Marmaray.
    The Nearest Marmaray(Metro) Station
    MARMARAY YENİKAPI İSTASYONU - Fatih - 1,48 km
    On Way Number
    M5 - KAZLIÇEŞME - SÖĞÜTLÜÇEŞME

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Subway.
    The Nearest Subway Station
    Aksaray Metro İstasyonu Subway Station - Fatih - 1,66 km
    On Way Number
    M1A - YENİKAPI-ATATÜRK HAVAALANI
    M1B - YENİKAPI-KİRAZLI METRO

    You can go to The Covered Bazaar by Subway.
    The Nearest Subway Station
    AKSARAY Subway Station - Fatih - 1,66 km
    On Way Number
    M1 - AKSARAY - HAVAALANI METRO

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