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Top 8 Shopping Streets in Istanbul

Discover Istanbul, home of best shopping streets


Istanbul's Best 8 Shopping Streets

Istanbul shopping streets are world's third best streets to shop. Your choices are endless. From antique shops to high street fashion, we offer the most famous shopping streets in Istanbul. A shopping trip in Istanbul doesn't complete without a visit to these streets.

Istiklal Street

Istiklal Street, in the larger shops you could find the most expensive world brands as well as smaller shops in the passages selling diverse goods. Musical instruments, simple jewellery, readymade clothing, old books, and many individual shops line the street.

Abdi Ipekci Street

Abdi Ipekci Street is one of Istanbul's most stylish and leading shopping streets. Home to some of the city's prominent artists and intellectuals as well as many foreigners. The combination of elegant historical buildings, chic cafes and restaurants and its stylish inhabitants give street a European style grace.

Bagdat Street

Bagdat Street is also lined with shops. Apart from the more luxurious shops there are others in different parts of Bagdat Street providing reasonable quality and prices. Along the street you can buy artefacts produced in the workshops of ceramic artists, painters and sculptors.

Rumeli Street

The Rumeli Street in Harbiye district is famous for international brands of readymade clothing and accessories.

Serdar-i Ekrem Street

This little cobble-stoned street near the historic Galata Tower is probably one of Istanbul's coolest shopping streets. You definitely will not see any big name brands, because this street is known for its cool boutiques.

Cukurcuma Street

Cukurcuma Street is Istanbul's lively antique hunting street and the beautiful neo-classical houses all around this neighborhood are very befitting of the whole nostalgic theme.

Nispetiye Street

Nispetiye Street is one of the most popular streets in Istanbul thanks to Akmerkez, one of the largest shopping malls in the city.

Nuruosmaniye Street

Istanbul is world famous for its fine carpets, jewellery and antiques and if you are looking to invest in such goods then head over to Nuruosmaniye Street.

Top 8 Shopping Streets in Istanbul

Serdar-i Ekrem Street, Galata, Istanbul