The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops, attracting between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. The Grand Bazaar has been listed among the world’s most-visited tourist attractions. The Grand Bazaar is often regarded as one of the first shopping malls of the world. Today the Grand Bazaar is one of the major landmarks of Istanbul. Lots of gold is sold at the Grand Bazaar, thus the gold metallics are incorporated in “Strolling the Grand Bazaar”.