Turkey Shopping

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Turkey Shopping

  • grand bazaar

    Istanbul Shopping

    A big maze, it's the ideal place for shopping in Istanbul. The shopping lovers have everything there, their companion may enjoy the site. Much more organized than the Islamic souks, the place keeps the oriental touch, and bargaining is the general sport. Don't miss it.

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  • Bazaar

    Marmaris Shopping

    Every Sunday in the small village of Sarigerme, is the large under-cover Bazaar. Local vendors come to sell their goods, weither it be fake designer goods, traditional clothing, jewellery or even ceramics, there's something for everyone here, and plenty of gifts to take back home. Remember, don't expect to pay the price on the tag at markets....

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  • spices

    Istanbul Shopping

    The Egyptian Bazaar is where tourists head to buy spices and dried fruits. If your are unable to go to the Asian side, then this is where you could buy your dry fruits and spices. However go to a few shops, taste and then buy. Our guide took us to the first shop on the right side and many in our group bought there, however, when we went to a few...

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  • Jewelleries

    Marmaris Shopping

    Vogue Jewellery Center moved this year from the main road to Datca Road next to KIPA supermarket. Its really worth making the effort to go - they have a big factory on site which is not only really facinating to watch, but experts will clean and polish your own jewellery like new and the goldsmiths dont mind resizing your own rings and soldering...

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  • carpets

    Istanbul Shopping

    Ottomania is an established and large retailer of Turkish carpets in Istanbul. They have thousands of carpets from all over Turkey including new and antique. I spent literally hours with one of the owners, Ziya Demir, as he educated me about the range of carpets available and the different qualities. I visited the store a number of times and was...

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  • Tansas Supermarkets

    Marmaris Shopping

    I only used this store to buy Groceries. As I had a Fridge in my Hotel, I bought my bottles of Water and other food from here. It was extremely cheap compared to elsewhere, and there was a big selection to choose from. On other floors, there are Clothing, Footwear, Electronics, Household goods, Cosmetics & more. Also located out the front, are a...

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  • ceramics

    Istanbul Shopping

    İznik pottery, named after the town in western Anatolia where it was made, is a decorated ceramic that was produced from the last quarter of the 15th century until the end of the 17th century. The town of Iznik was an established centre for the production of simple earthenware pottery with an underglaze decoration when in the last quarter of...

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  • Migros Supermarkets

    Marmaris Shopping

    Big supermarket selling everything from food to electronics and clothes. Here's where the locals shop and the prices are very low. It is open from 0900 until 0200 and it is air-conditioned! Towels, all kinds of food, shorts, shirts, beverages, sun screen etc. As much as you want.

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  • jewellery

    Istanbul Shopping

    The shop is a on the second floor of a building off Abdi Ipekci Caddesi in Nisantasi. Once you step into the the place, it's unmistakably a calm space/gallery showcasing wonderul works of art that are the original jewellery creations of Zeynep. It is mainly white with some natural light coming from the gallery of windows on the street side. She...

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  • Annas

    Marmaris Shopping

    Here we are again in Annas clothes shop, buying anything and everything in sight hahahahaha. clothes If you have a wife like mine then the answer is LOTS hahahaha.

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  • Pepper grinder/spice grinder

    You will find very cute pepper/spice hand grinders that are made of copper/brass/steel. They look very ethnic and are ideal gifts. 8 TO 10 TL for the slightly big one, and 5 TL for the small one. This is the standard price all over Turkey, if someone asks for more, bargain!!

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  • Turkish Delight

    All over Turkey you will find Turkish delight being sold. Before buying some to take back home, make sure you taste the different varieties. There are ones with fruits and others with nuts and dried fruits. Be aware that the cheaper versions use corn syrup/sugar and is harmful for health. Buy from reputed shops. VT member Omer (Steam &Rain) took us...

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  • Bamboo towels

    You get Turkish towels made of bamboo fiber which are super soft and super absorbent. We picked up 3 towels at Pammukale and paid 50 USD for the same. They are vacuum packed and occupy little space in your suitcase. Regret not buying more of these!

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  • So much to shop in Turkey!!

    You can shop for ceramics, leather, cotton, carpets, branded clothes, jewellery, onyx, turquoise, olives, spices, dry fruits, and so much more...

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  • Jewellery

    Turkey is famous for Turquoise jewellery, gold and silver jewellery. However, I strongly recommend going with a local who has a fair idea about these items, otherwise you are sure to be taken for a ride. There are many varieties and qualities of Turquoise. I have heard of many stories of how foreigners have been duped by jewelers. There are many...

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  • Turkish Eye

    You will find Turkish eye items all over Turkey. You could get key chains with attractive Turkish eye designs for as less as 1 TL. You can find wall hangings, key chains, car hangers, mobiles and so on -- all made of the Turkish eye design. Take time to see all the different variations before buying. between 1 to 10 TL depending on the design and...

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  • Onyx

    There are many shops selling onyx items especially in the Kusadasi/Pammukale/Izmir region. Make sure you bargain in the factory outlets and also check if cups/mugs etc are leaking. We ended up paying 50 USD for a beautiful mug but when we reached home, we realised that it leaks!! plates, artifacts, mugs, tea sets, clocks, bowls and much more...

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  • Leather garments

    We were taken by our tour operator to an outlet called Popular Leather near Pammukale. They claimed to be suppliers to many popular brands such as burberry, channel, Luis Vitton etc. In spite of the many warnings that we had had, some co passengers ended up buying items such as jackets. They paid around 500 USD for some jackets, we found replicas...

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  • carpets and Kilims

    If you are keen on buying carpets made of silk/wool then it is better to go to a factory but make sure you know the price range beforehand, otherwise the factories which take commission from tour operators fleece you thoroughly. Kilims can be bought outside in various shops that you would find all over. Carpets are made of either silk or wool....

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  • Ceramics

    Kappadokya region is where ceramics are made. However you get it all over Turkey. The price difference is not much, so you could buy at your last stop. Bowls, plates, clocks, coasters, wall hangings, mugs, cups, tea sets etc. There are different qualities, ones which has an embossed kind of effect and the others plain. We paid around 50 TL for 4...

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  • Mavi garments

    Mavi is a Turkish brand that sells jeans, shirts, jackets, mufflers etc. The style is good and reasonably priced compared to other European brands. Jeans for sure! On an average a pair of jeans cost 120 TL

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  • The REAL Turkish Coffee

    If you are a true coffee lover, and that doesn't mean Starbucks coffee, you absolutely must buy and drink the Mehmet Efendi coffee. It is exceptionally strong, has a devouring smell and wakes you up immediately. It is also a perfect gift for family and relatives. In my case, my boss is considering a promotion for me, that's how much he loved this...

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  • Local products

    You are staying in apartments then you probably need some drinks food. You have to find a shop then "Tansas" is yours. If you want to shop local products, you can find a lots of them. In the city the supermarkets are closed at 8pm, but in Marmaris they are open after midnight! Buy local products!!!!!!!!! Prices for locals. Cheaper prices than in...

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  • Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsisi)

    There is a huge variety - lamps, candle holders, dishes, scarves, jewelry of all kinds, leather goods, purses, shoes, antiques, gold, ceramic goods, typical souvenirs, and more. There are also many exchange shops inside if you find you need more money! The are a few different bazaars but try to find one which it's not only for the tourists.The...

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  • LOCAL CRAFTS HAND MADE BY KATAPA -URGUP

    It had begun to rain so we ducked into this little shop. To be greeted by a friendly lady by the name of Katapa. As we browsed around her shop, she let us know all items in her shop was hand made and hand painted by herself. She offered us turkish coffee and told us she can even read coffee cups. We never had our cups read but had a great chat...

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  • Genuinely sold in Turkey, made in China

    During my recent trip to Konya, Turkey I saw a store with many boxes clearly from China containing items representing 90% of the store's merchandise. I entered an adjacent store with much the same stock and asked what in their store was made in Turkey. They boldly lied to me saying that everything except for a few items on a small table near the...

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  • ROOIBOS/ROOIBOS

    Rooibos - RooibosIt is an erect shrub with reddish brown stems and dark green needle like leaves with a small yellow flower. The leaves and twigs are used, after being cut and bruised to allow enzymatic oxidation and then dried. It is an aromatic, pleasant tasting and mildly astringent herb, that benefits the digestion and relaxes spasms, while...

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  • GUL/ROSE

    Rose - GülAll roses (gül) are deciduous scrubs with fragrant flowers ranging from white to deep red in color.The flower petals are used. It is an astringent, toning and aromatic herb which helps to control bacterial infections and promotes healing.Health and Rose (Gül)Rose (gül) is used for colds, bronchial infections, diarrhea, depression and...

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  • ITIR/ROSE GERANIUM

    Rose Geranium - ItýrThis is a strong growing shrub with jagged triangular leaves that has a distinct lemon-rose smell, with pale-pink flowers with purple spots. The leaves and oil are used. This aromatic herb has relaxant, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It is also used to control bleeding.Health and Rose Geranium...

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  • KUSBURNU/ROSEHIP

    Rosehip - KuºburnuIt is a deciduous scrub with pale to pink flowers followed by scarlet round to ovoid hips (the fruit). The ripe fruits (rose hips) are used and a superior oil is extracted from the Rosa rubiginosa fruit. The Rosa canina fruit (rose hips) have irritant hairs that must be removed before use. The ripe fruits are astringent and acidic...

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  • BIBERIYE/ROSEMARY

    Rosemary - BiberiyeRosemary (biberiye) is a hardy bushy perennial shrub with aromatic, evergreen leaves and pale-blue flowers around the stem. The leaves and flowers as well as the essential oil are used. Rosemary (biberiye) is a tonic, astringent, restorative herb that relaxes spasm and increases the rate of perspiration, while stimulating the...

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  • GUL AGACI/ROSEWOOD

    Rosewood- Gül AðacýIt is an aromatic, evergreen tree with leathery leaves and trivial, dull red flowers. The essential oil is extracted from the wood. The plant is used for its volatile oil.Health and Rosewood (Gül aðacý)Rosewood (gül aðacý) is mostly used in aromatherapy and not really as a herb as such.When over-burdened with problems, rosewood...

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  • ADA CAYI/SAGE

    Sage - AdaçayýSage (adaçayý) is a shrubby, evergreen perennial shrub with pale green leaves. Flowers are borne in summer. The leaves and essential oil are used. Sage (adaçayý) is an astringent, antiseptic, tonic herb, with a camphor-like aroma. Sage (adaçayý) relaxes spasms, suppresses perspiration and lactation, improves liver function and...

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  • SANDAL AGACI/SANDALWOOD

    Sandalwood - SandalaðacýIt is a small, graceful shrub/tree with part parasitic feeding habits with yellow to maroon flowers. It has fragrant wood. The heartwood is used, as well as the essential oil extracted from it. It is considered a cooling and calming aromatic herb, with astringent, antispasmodic, digestive, diuretic, analgesic and antiseptic...

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  • SINAMEKI/SENNA

    Senna (sinameki) is a shrubby herb with feathery, lance-like leaflets with yellow to tawny-yellow flowers, followed by straight pods. The leaves, as well as the pods are used. This tea-like smelling herb has stimulant and irritating laxative properties, as well as cooling and anti-bacterial properties.Health and Senna (Sinameki)It is used to treat...

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  • SOYA/SOY

    Soy - SoyaSoybeans are harvested from this erect bushy annual with small white or mauve flowers, followed by dark to nearly black pods, containing the seeds. The seeds and oil are used.Soybean is a sweet, cooling and slightly bitter herb used in Chinese medicine for a variety of ailments. It has sedative, anti-spasmodic, diaphoretic (causes...

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  • KEKIK/THYME

    Thyme - KekikThyme (kekik) is a variable shrub with white to purple flowers. Some plants have variegated leaves and grow to about 25 cm in height. The leaves, flowering tops and essential oil are used. It is a warming herb that is astringent, aromatic, anti-septic, and anti-fungal. It helps to improve digestion, relax spasms and controls coughing....

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  • ZERDECAL/TURMERIC

    Turmeric - ZerdeçalThis is a perennial herb with a large rhizome and large leaves with yellow flowers and is a close relative to the ginger plant. The rhizomes are used. It is a bitter herb with a pungent smell with astringent, anti-biotic, anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant properties. It is used to stimulate the uterus, digestive, respiratory...

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  • KEDI OTU /VALERIAN

    Valerian - KediotuIt is a perennial herb with short rhizomes and aromatic, feathery leaves, with small pink or white flowers. The rhizomes, roots, and essential oil are used, but it is mostly the dried root that is used for internal applications. Valerian (kediotu) is a warming and sedative herb with bitter principles and is used to calm the...

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  • SU TERESI/WATERCRESS

    Watercress - Su TeresiThis water-loving herb contains a volatile mustard oil and has pungent tasting leaves. Tiny white flowers are produced. The leaves and shoots are used. It is a pungent bitter herb, which helps to remove toxins, boosts digestion and has both diuretic and expectorant properties. Health and Watercress (Su teresi)It is used to...

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  • SOGUT/WILLOW

    Willow - SöðütThis large tree with its deeply fissured bark and hanging branches are a well-known site in river and wetland areas. The bark is normally used, although the leaves can also be used. It is a bitter, astringent herb with cooling properties, which relieves pain, lowers fever and reduces inflammation.Health and Willow (Söðüt)The bark and...

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  • SPICES

    Spices and Herbs(Baharatlar) in TURKIYEAllspice: YenibaharBasil: Feslegen, Sweet -Purple Basil: ReyhanBay: DefneBlack pepper: KarabiberCaraway: Cemen tohumu, frenk kimyonu Cardamom: KakuleCelery Seed: Kereviz TohumuChili powder: aci toz biberCilantro: Meksika maydanozu, kisnisCinnamon: TarcinClove: KaranfilCoriander: KisnisCumin: KimyonCurry:...

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  • Selekler Shopping Center

    Selekler Carsisi is one of the largest shopping malls in the heart of the city of Antalya. It is located at Cumhuriyet Caddesi near some of the best parks in the city with a tram line running along the street. There are three levels of shopping spaces for the convenience of shoppers. Wide range of items are available in the shopping center, most of...

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  • An excellent shopping center

    Sultan Bazaar Shopping Center is one of the largest shopping centers in Antalya. It is certainly one of the most beautiful shopping centers in Southern Turkey. This is an upmarket shopping center catering to mostly rich foreign tourists. It is located at Lara Kundu areas where many five stars hotels are located. The shopping center has...

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  • Ceramics

    Situated near the Port of Kusadasi, we found this little ceramics shop. I like to buy an item in every country we visit.This is a hand-painted ceramic. I also bought a beautiful leather coat, made from Lambskin. It is soft, black and mid-calf length.You cant go to Turkey without buying leather items. The Ceramicc was about Euro20The leather coat...

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