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THE SHOPPING GUIDE FOR THE EUROPEAN SIDE IN ISTANBUL

THE SHOPPING GUIDE FOR THE EUROPEAN SIDE IN ISTANBUL

With its convenient prices, enormous shopping malls, both traditional and modern goods, unique shopping streets and word famous brands, there is no wonder that tourists and locals often go on a shopping spree and lose themselves in the exciting world of shopping in Istanbul. While the Asian side offers plenty of shopping centers, the whole shopping experience is more colorful on the European side.

Levent
İstanbul Levent

With its convenient prices, enormous shopping malls, both traditional and modern goods, unique shopping streets and word famous brands, there is no wonder that tourists and locals often go on a shopping spree and lose themselves in the exciting world of shopping in Istanbul. While the Asian side offers plenty of shopping centers, the whole shopping experience is more colorful on the European side.

Çukurcuma
İstanbul Çukurcuma

If you are a fan of nostalgia, obsessed with vintage clothing and antique decorations, Çukurcama will meet your expectations. The stores are not lined up but scattered around the district -that’s okay because you will be walking on magnificent streets reflecting the old-school aesthetics of the city-elite. You can browse the century-old clothes and splendid antique items in the stores with dim lighting, then have a break in a small cutesy café drinking tea. Çukurcama is in Beyoğlu, so the transportation is pretty convenient.

Nişantaşı
İstanbul Niaşntaşı

If you are a fan of nostalgia, obsessed with vintage clothing and antique decorations, Çukurcama will meet your expectations. The stores are not lined up but scattered around the district -that’s okay because you will be walking on magnificent streets reflecting the old-school aesthetics of the city-elite. You can browse the century-old clothes and splendid antique items in the stores with dim lighting, then have a break in a small cutesy café drinking tea. Çukurcama is in Beyoğlu, so the transportation is pretty convenient.

İstiklal Street
İstanbul Taksim Beyoğlu

İstiklal Street is the true center of the whole city and amazes the visitors with how colorful, how enormous and how enjoyable it is. Not only it provides access to numerous goods from reasonably priced clothing to every kind of technological device, but it also offers a visual feast with the historical buildings lined up on the street. The passages in the street are also worth looking at -Atlas Passage, Çiçek Passage, Halep Passage, Terkos Passage are only a few of them. You can find brand stores in the street whereas small boutiques with good prices await you in the passages.

Zorlu Center
İstanbul Zorlu Center AVM

An international attraction center, Zorlu Center combines open-air shopping experience with the conventional mall aesthetics. There are both high-end and mid-end brands located within the mall along with some of Turkey’s biggest stores. It is conveniently located in Zincirlikuyu where you can take a bus or the metro to.

Grand Bazaar
İstanbul Grand Bazaar

The biggest and the oldest mall of the world, Grand Bazaar promises an Ottoman sense of shopping experience. Once filled up with rare goods for the Ottoman public, it now offers both authentic and modern products. You can find one-of-a-kind Turkish rugs and local spices while having a walk between thousands of stores. We have to warn you that it is an enormous place to get lost in it easily. And don’t forget to bargain with the merchants -a traditional Turkish shopping practice. Grand Bazaar is located 700-meter away from Grand Sirkeci Hotel.