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Şark Kahvesi

Yaglikcilar Cad. 134, Kapalicarsi, Istanbul Province, Turkey

Closed Sunday

The sight of tea drinkers playing backgammon beneath swirling fans and neon lighting gives this vaulted café in the heart of the Bazaar the air of old Cairo. Everyone, from Shirley Maclaine to Queen Elizabeth, has had tea here.

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