Established in 1996 by Seref Ozen and Mustafa Gokhan Demir, cocoon has grown to become a renowned Turkish brand with the slogan "Seeing comes before words." ...more »
Opened in 2006, Kanyon is one of Europe’s most unique shopping complexes. It is located in Istanbul’s Levent district between Besiktas and Sisli. ...more »
Galleria was one of the first modern shopping malls to come to Turkey. This large mall is located in Istanbul's Atakoy neighbourhood. ...more »
City's Nisantasi brands itself as a 'Lifestyle Centre.' This exclusive city mall encompasses a wide range of local and international branded stores, cafes, restaurants, cinemas and parking space ...more »
Situated inside a lovingly restored Ottoman house just steps away from the Bosphorus in Ortakoy, Hazal Kilim features an extensive selection of old and antique carpets and kilims. ...more »
Cevahir Shopping Centre is one of the largest shopping centres in Europe. It was opened in October 2005 in Istanbul’s Sisli district. ...more »
Opened in March 2011, Marmara Forum Shopping Mall is an extensive shopping and entertainment complex in the heart of Istanbul's Bakirkoy district. ...more »
Soaring to a height of 261 metres, Istanbul's Sapphire building is the tallest of its kind in Turkey. It incorporates a bazaar-style shopping space, vertical gardens, recreational areas and more. ...more »
Forum Istanbul, located in Istanbul's Bayrampasa district, is both Turkey’s and Europe’s biggest shopping center. ...more »
This tiny store in the Grand Bazaar houses many treasures just waiting to be discovered. L'orient owner Murat Bilir offers a wealth of knowledge about the 'cultural objects' on display. ...more »
Istanbul is renowned for its wide variety of shopping options. From ancient bazaars to backstreet markets, to alternative designer boutiques, to state-of-the-art shopping malls, retail therapy has never been so quaint or stylish.
If it’s the world famous Turkish carpets you’re after, you won’t have to look far in Istanbul, especially in the centre of Sultanahmet. There is also a beautiful selection of hand painted ceramics, antiques, gold and silver jewellery, books, leather ware and traditional arts and crafts on offer to keep even the most discerning shopper happy.
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