Van Shopping

  • Cumhuriyet Cad.
    Cumhuriyet Cad.
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  • Aydin Talay shopping center
    Aydin Talay shopping center
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  • square with van lake fishes statue, Cumhuriyet Cad
    square with van lake fishes statue,...
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    Doviz means exchange

    by Behi Updated Jul 25, 2009

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    Change money at Doviz shops.
    mind that they are closed on all official holidays & on evening (~5pm).
    then always have enough TL.

    some shopping malls change money at lower rate

    Euro exchange rate is better than $

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    ATASOY ART: Silver Jewellery and silverware

    by Arkeolog Updated Feb 23, 2009

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    I met niello ornaments in Van. Owner of the Atasoy Art, Metin Binici introduced me to this beautiful art.

    The niello silver ornaments are without doubt the most popular. Niello is an alloy made by combining silver, copper, lead and sulphur. The alloy is ground to a powder and applied to the fine detail on silver ornaments and the alloy fills in the engraved design. When it is reheated the niello melts and become a permanent part of the engraving. After it has been polished it enhances the aesthetic effect of the piece. The best place to find niello silverware is at Atasoy Art, located downtown. The shop is an authority when it comes to niello silver but the real surprise greets visitors the moment they enter for they find themselves face to face with an extensive selection of Urartu ornaments inspired by the motifs of the Urartu Kingdom, whose capital city thousands of years ago was Van (Tuºpa). Perhaps the most noteworthy characteristic of the ornaments designed by Metin Binici is their originality. These unique Urartu ornaments are extremely popular with people who visit the city because of their innovative design.

    What to buy: You can buy niello jewllery, urartian neclaces, earrings, rings etc. Also you can buy antiques.
    I loved this place fo shopping. All hand made and cheap. I recommend this place to everyone. If you want to buy a real gift from Van, go for it :)

    niello ornament from VAN

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    Cumhuriyet & Kazim Karabekir cad.

    by Behi Updated Jul 24, 2009

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    main shopping malls & famous trademarks are located along Cumhuriyet Cad. & Kazim Karabekir cad.

    What to buy: main object to buy in turkey is clothes & specially Jin.

    Cumhuriyet Cad.
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    Aydin Talay shopping center: Inexpensive shops

    by Behi Written Jul 24, 2009

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    Aydin Talay sub ground shopping center located at north of Cumhuriyet Cad., sub of square with van lake fishes statue.

    What to buy: mainly offer less quality Inexpensive clothes.
    we just spent 15min at Aydin Talay

    Aydin Talay shopping center square with van lake fishes statue, Cumhuriyet Cad Aydin Talay shopping center
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