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Just look at all that tea! Once a place where slaves were sold, this iconic bazaar is supposedly the most visited monument in the history of the world. Istanbul's Grand Bazaar market is home to almost 26000 vendors and visited by between 250000 and 500000 people per day! Although affordability is not exactly what its known for I would quite happily make do with a bag of jasmine tea and just get lost wandering past the three thousand shops that make up this grand market.

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