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Shopping in Istanbul

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Istanbul for Shopping Lovers

With historical bazaars, world class designer boutiques and stunning modern malls, every year Istanbul attracts millions of shoppers. Istanbul has everything you need all for shopping, come and experience the happy shopping in Istanbul.

Shopping in Istanbul

East and West, tradition and modernity. Through its history, Istanbul has always been a global center for trade, thanks to its unique location. Today, as well as maintaining that historical heritage, Istanbul has elegant high streets, state of the art malls and even a festival for shopping, attracting millions to the city for a shopping extravaganza.

Historical Bazaars and Markets

Istanbul's shopping variety with its traditional and modern products makes the city an attraction center for any kind of shopping lover. Whether you are looking for an antique rug, a high fashion ensemble, breathtaking jewelry, exquisite glassware or authentic artisanal tiles, Istanbul will never disappoint you.

Istanbul's most stunning bazaars and street markets;

Modern Shopping Malls

Istanbul is one of the cities with most shopping malls. There are currently 112 shopping malls in the city. Other than historical and street markets Istanbul has almost 200 modern shopping malls.

Located in Levent district; Kanyon, Metrocity, Ozdilek and Akmerkez are prominent malls.

Istinye Park in Maslak offers an outstanding open air experience. You should take a rest during your shopping experience in the Brands Street on a cafe and watch the amazing crowd and luxurious cars go by.

Cevahir Istanbul in Mecidiyekoy is one of the biggest malls in the world. Carousel, Capacity and Aqua Florya are close to the Ataturk Airport. Capitol in Altunizade district, Palladium and Brandium in Atasehir district and Nautilus in Kadikoy district are in the Anatolian side.

Shopping Streets

Istanbul is a shopper's paradise, and some streets are particularly renowned for the large concentration of shops.

Some of the most famous shopping streets in Istanbul are Istiklal Street, Bagdat Street and Bahariye Street. Also you can visit Abdi Ipekci Street in Nisantasi district, where you can find world's most famous brands.

Shopping in Istanbul

Egyptian Bazaar, Fatih, Istanbul