Istanbul Shopping Guide ~ Turkish And More

Istanbul Shopping Guide

Istanbul Shopping Guide


Grand Bazaar

1- Grand Bazaar

Grand Bazaar or what is known as "Kapalı Çarşı" (meaning covered market) contains nearly 4000 shops in 30,000 sqm and covers 61 streets!!, the Grand Bazaar is one of the world’s oldest and largest covered shopping centers in Istanbul. Initially designed as an economy and finance hub for the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century, this historical bazaar is a microcosm of Turkish manufacturing and artisanship. Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is the main destination of tourists and is one of the world's most visited places with annual visitors of 91,250,000.

2- Istiklal Caddesi Fashion Street

Istiklal Caddesi Fashion Street

İstiklal Caddesi which is found all the way from Taksim Square to Tünel Square is a 1.4km-long pedestrian street in the heart of Istanbul’s central Beyoğlu district. It is one of Istanbul's important shopping streets. You can find in Istiklal Caddesi every brand you can imagine from local to international brands such as Koton, LC Waikiki, and Adil Isik with budget-friendly offerings. Foreign stores like Mango, Levi’s and Lacoste are also found here. 

3- Beyoğlu Antique Shops of Cihangir and Çukurçuma

Beyoğlu Antique Shops of Cihangir and Çukurcuma

Cihangir and Çukurcuma are well-known in antiques, shops, cafes, art galleries, museums, and Hamam (traditional Turkish baths). These two neighborhoods located in Istanbul, are historical neighborhoods and rich in culture. 
Cihangir, named after the mosque built in the name of Süleyman the Magnificient’s son is one of Istanbul's most vivid and cosmopolitan places in Istanbul. In Cihangir, you can find original antique pieces as well as designer items manufactured from the blend of old and new. 

4- Designer Boutiques in Nişantaşı

Boutiques in Nişantaşı

Nişantaşı features boutiques and designer label stores, as well as chic cafes and restaurants in Abdi İpekçi Caddesi. It consists of Turkey’s leading department stores and to a huge array of international and local brands. You can find luxury clothes, accessories, bags, bespoke suits, and high-end jewelry. Many top designer brands stores are available such as:

  • Cartier / Abdi İpekçi Caddesi 20, Nişantaşı, +90 (0)212 296 1317
  • Beymen / Abdi İpekçi Caddesi 23/1, Nişantaşı, +90 (0)212 373 4800
  • Louis Vuitton / Abdi İpekçi Caddesi 23/2, Nişantaşı, +90 (0)212 246 6975
  • Vakko / Abdi İpekçi Caddesi 33, Nişantaşı, +90 (0)212 248 5011
  • Frey Wille / Abdi İpekçi Caddesi 14, Nişantaşı, +90 (0)212 240 5420
  • Aşşk Kahve / Teşvikiye Caddesi Reasürans Çarşısı 63-66, Nişantaşı, +90 (0)212 231 9172
  • Gucci / Maçka Caddesi Maçka Palas 39, Teşvikiye, +90 (0)212 225 2151
  • Emporio Armani / Maçka Caddesi Maçka Palas 37, Teşvikiye, +90 (0)212 233 0666

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