Don't remember...sorry...: Absolutely music of TARKAN !!!
Unfortunately so many trips that haven't saved all receipts (who could); cannot remember. A normal, narrow, not very big shop. Reliable. No pirates.
We especially asked the staff for Tarkan's music and he knew immediately what to recommend and we haven't regretted.
What to buy: Turkish music: Tarkan's Turkish pop music (was top famous in Turkey and perhaps elsewhere too at least still in 2004). He has new recordings and is touring this year around Europe, but check also the older recordings; they were beach hits and played in Turkish holiday resort restaurants and they were nicely rhytmic. Look for at least a record named "The Ultimate Collection" (2003), that was perhaps the most popular.
Also buy bellydancing music (available also in DVD with dancing), traditional older Turkish music. A good idea to organize a theme dinner for your friends "Turkish night", put on something Turkish, if nothing else then a hat of some sort. They sell also belly dancer's clothes (what clothes...).
Cook something Turkish and put the Turkish music on...perhaps you dare to buy a (smaller than in the restaurants) waterpipe too.
What to pay: Difficult to say, like everyone knows these things depend on the budget, on what people buy (we are so different everyone). ¨
Not an expensive country (unless you want to buy fashion stuff like anywhere else). Please note that some salesmen, even shops, sell pirate clothes even if they claim else.
Turkish market place
I loved Turkish market place! It was full of pretty colours and smells. I bought a lot of spices and teas. Turkish apple tea is so-ooo different to others! So delicious! Just check the days, when the market place is open!
What to buy: TEA!!!
7nota Musical Instruments: Guitar shop and musical instruments in Alanya
You can find all musical instruments includes keyboards and digital pianos here.
And what you need about musical instrumetns , it is ready in 24 hours in Alanya. They have dialer of fender, ibanez, yamaha, kawai, tama, washburn, takamine, marshall, ernie ball, daddario, elixir and over 100 brands in Turkey.
It is ok to pay with credit card also. And they give free-softbags if you buy a guitar.
What to buy: Baglama, it is turkish traditional instrument. The main instrument for turkish folk musiv. You can find here different qualitys of them. And it is possible to buy it for 120lira.
And allmost all musical insturments you can find in 7nota Musical İnstruments in Alanya.
What to pay: Don't go anywhere to buy musical instruments, and you can trust them.
Alanyum: Shopping Center Alanyum
Alanyas biggest shopping center with a lot of shops. At the top floor there is a food court and a playland for the kids.
Toyzz shop: Toyzz shop
A good shop with good quality toys. The shop is located in Alanyum mall. See my tip of Alanyum mall.
What to buy: Toys
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IN GENERAL: EVERYTHING FOR SALE
What to buy: Gift shops like these are everywhere in Alanya so its not hard choosing a gift to take back with you
IN GENERAL: GIFTS IN ABUNDANCE
In Alanya you will find many gift shops selling brass and copper items and local crafts
IN GENERAL: LOADS TO CHOOSE FROM
In Alanya town there is many gift shops to choose from selling just about everything you can think of
What to buy: Just about anything
Shopping Mall: Alanyum (Alanium) Shopping Mall
The greatest shopping mall in Alanya. You can buy all kinds of international and domestic products not fake and falso. But in bazaar you can find domestic or chneese imitations.
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Alanya Market: Alanya Market
Shopping at the local market is great. Here you find everything you need. Fruits, vegetable, pottery, dishes and local hand-made products.
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