REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM ISTANBUL PROVINCIAL DIRECTORATE OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Shopping Tourism


Shopping Tourism

Istanbul can only be visited for shopping purposes.Istanbul presents traditional and historical shopping options, but first come to mind place is Grand Bazaar. Grand Bazaar known as of shopping centers' grandmother, ıt has more than 4000 shops. Turkish hand arts products, hand painting ceramics, Turkish carpets, jewelleries, leather clothes are some sold products.There are rare antiques in the Old Bedesten in the middle of the bazaar.

The Egyptian Bazaar is a historical Bazaar which, used to in 1600 for sell spices to the world.There are variety of  healing spices selling in the Egyptian Bazaar as like Cinnamon, cumin, saffron, mint, thyme. (Sahaflar Çarşısı) Old book bazaar has a long history coming from 15th century.

Old Book Bazaar is located between Beyazıt Mosque and Grand Bazaar's Sedefçiler door.

On the other side there are a lot of modern shopping centers in Istanbul. In Istanbul, Shopping Festival is organized with variety of promotions and discounts in every summer.

For more information please visit the website

www.istshopfest.com