Money Changers at Spice Bazaar

Istanbul Travel Guides / October 19, 2016
Money Changers at Spice Bazaar Image credit: Angun Doviz

The Spice Bazaar, also known as Egyptian Bazaar, is one of the best places to convert currency in Istanbul. It is located right next to the New Mosque (Yeni Cami), near the ferry docks of Eminonu.

Remember to get your Lira notes before hunting for good deals on spices, jewelry, souvenirs, and Turkish delicacies at the market.

Currency exchange kiosks in the area spread from Spice Bazaar all the way to Ankara Road near Istanbul Railways Museum.

Best rates for
– EGP
– EUR
– GBP
– CHF
– AUD
– CAD
– TWD
– CNY

Recommended money changers
1. Muteber Doviz
– Services: Currency exchange
– Address: Hamidiye Cad. Doğubank İş Hanı No:29 D:33, Fatih, İstanbul, Turkey
– Phone: +90 212 522 1212
– Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 18:00

2. Angun Doviz
Today-exchange-rates
– Services: Currency and gold exchange
– Address: Hobiyar Mh. Yenicami Cd. 2/1 Sultanahmet Meydanı Eminönü, 34112 Fatih, İstanbul, Turkey
– Phone: +90 212 522 1111
– Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 19:00

3. Zeki Doviz
– Services: Currency and gold exchange
– Address: Büyük Postane Cad. 23/B, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
– Phone: +90 212 520 3232
– Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 19:00

4. Narin Doviz
– Services: Currency and gold exchange
– Address: 74 Sabuncu Hanı Sokak, Tahtakale, 34116, Fatih, İstanbul
– Phone: +90 212 528 4980
– Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 19:00

5. Yalim Doviz
– Has 2 branches in Eminonu area
– Services: Currency and gold exchange
– Address: 59/B Ankara Caddesi, Hobyar, 34112 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
– Phone: +90 212 513 4545
– Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 08:00 – 19:00

How to get there
– By tram: The neareast tram stop is Eminonu.
– By metro: The nearest metro station is Marmaray Sirkeci.
– By train: The nearest train station is Sirkeci.

The 5 Best Places to Exchange Money in Istanbul