The narrow streets in this open air market pack with locals stocking up on their weekly supplies. There are stalls selling cheap clothing, scarves, jewellery, sunglasses, cosmetics, household items ...more »
From watermelons to wicker baskets, wandering the stalls of an Istanbul ‘Pazar’ is a magical experience. Locals come in their droves to flood these open air markets, which are organised by ...more »
Fatih Bazaar is the largest open air market in Istanbul. Spread over seventeen streets and seven avenues, locals come from across the region to make the most of this shoppers’ paradise. There are ...more »
Once situated in Kadikoy centre, this colossal market was moved in 2008 to the nearby Hasanpasa district. Covering an area of around 39,000m2 with 1900 stalls, Sali Pazari stocks everything from ...more »
Situated on and around Nüzhetiye Caddesi, this local bazaar in Besiktas has 400 stalls selling clothing, shoes and textiles. Though small in comparison to some of the other ...more »
Situated outside the main centre of Yesilkoy at Yesilkoy Cirpici, this large market has 2019 stands selling clothing, food, electronics and glassware housed in separate areas. Carsamba Pazari is one ...more »
From watermelons to wicker baskets, wandering the stalls of an Istanbul ‘Pazar’ is a magical experience.
Locals come in their droves to flood these open air markets, which are organised by municipalities and remain an important part of Turkish culture. Usually situated a little outside of the main centres in residential areas, pazars sell anything and everything and offer some of the best prices around.
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