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Bought a carpet from the ??Australian lady married to a Turk and their daughter They have a number of carpet shops in the Mian Bazzar in Instantbul They had some DEAL where they would buy the rug for double the price when they came to...More
We got taken in by a guide who was very good with accents. Spotted that we were from Australia and 'introduced us' to Ali Demiz who owns Caravan Rugs Gallery. Turns out he is on commission. We were made to feel at ease by the...More
They will give you the "evil eye" if you don't buy from them. They will pressure you into purchasing a very expensive carpet that you won't really use and say that they will give you free shipping which is not a great deal.
Listen to all the previous reviewers. I also trusted these people but for some crazy insane reason I gave them A LOT of my hard earn money for two rugs and a third one which they gave me in the last four hours of my...More
We got a rug each from them several years ago & as I go there every year still could not on sell my rug as promised. I have been there every year since to no avail.
Now the area has been shut down for repairs...More
Do not deal with this merchant : the other reviewers are right... once they have you money, do not expect to hear from them again. I am initiating legal support in Istanbul to recover my funds. Not what you want to result from an otherwise...More
We happened upon this shop and were invited inside to, "drink pomegranate tea & meet the owner whom married an Australian lady, no pressure to buy a rug" we were told. Admittedly, we did have a nice visit with the daughter & father, drinking &...More
The Grand Bazaar is a one-of-a-kind experience that is not to be missed when visiting Istanbul. Unfortunately, there are some unscrupulous dealers and you must be careful. The owner of this shop and his daughter spoke excellent English and were very friendly. We bought a...More
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I did answer your email but I'm not sure it went through. Yes I got two carpets surprise but too embarrassed to have them valued. It's now 12 months and I guess I can say goodbye to the promise. Never trust anyone, I am a... More
I did answer your email but I'm not sure it went through. Yes I got two carpets surprise but too embarrassed to have them valued. It's now 12 months and I guess I can say goodbye to the promise. Never trust anyone, I am a sucker....thanks for your email.