Turkey – Istanbul shopping

Istanbul port

Grand Bazaar

Grand Bazaar is a massive collection of shops to find authentic silk scarves, traditional ceramics, and Turkish towels and carpets. Catch the tram from Kabatas, get off at Beyazit. NOTE: bazaar is closed on Sundays.

Egyptian Spice Market

The Egyptian Spice Market is the place for edible gifts such as colorful saffron, brass pepper mills, coffee and teas. Catch the tram to Eminonu. NOTE: bazaar is closed on Sundays.


Go to Istiklal Caddesi, to visit High-end Turkish designers and boutiques at Serdar-i Ekrem street near the Galata Tower. Go to Yeni Carsi going for modrn themed shops downhill from Galatasaray high school.