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ISTANBUL
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Shopping in Istanbul
 
Turkish Coffee:

"Don't forget to bring Turkish Coffee for me".. Before leaving your home country, some of your friends would ask you to bring Turkish coffee for them.. Or may be you would like to carry some to your home.

So where to buy the best Turkish coffee.
 
"Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi" is known to be the best Turkish coffee dealer operating for more than 130 years. It has several shops around Istanbul and one in the Touristy area..
 
 Just go in to the Spice market from the gate on the eminonu side.. Walk inside the spice market, then you will come to a cross and turn right.. You will come to another gate of the spice market.. Leave the market and just very close to the door you will see the shop of this famous Turkish Coffee shop. Coffee is packaged in 100 gr, 250 gr and 500 grams boxes. And one kilo is around 7,- USD

Address: Tahmis sokak 66 Eminonu 34460 ISTANBUL     www.mehmetefendi.com

 


RUGS & CARPETS:

3-K Rugstore: Yesilova :Mevkii E-5 uzeri, Florya. T:+90 212 541 22 22. 3-K is founded in 1926, now operated by three brothers of the same family. They have a very wide selection of carpets.

Has Hali: (Şark Hali) One of the most famous Carpet shops with historical Turkish carpets. "Has hali" is founded in 1896 and it has three famous styles Pera, L"Ottoman and Seraph. Located at Millet Caddesi No:63 Findikzade.

A la Turka Kilim Shop: Faik pasa yokusu No:4, Beyoglu. T:+90 212 245 29 33. Kilim is a different type of carpet and you can find several selections at A la Turka.

Hazal Hali: Mecidiyekoy Köprüsü Sokak No:9, Ortakoy. T:+90 212 261 72 33. It has a wide selection of Kilims and carpets. It also features a wide range of old Anatolian kilims.

Gördes Hali: Nuruosmaniye Caddesi No:59 Cagaloglu. T:+90 212 514 23 04. Gordes islocated near the covered bazaar, it has rugs and carpets from all around the world.


JEWELRY:

Atasay Jewelry : Rumeli Caddesi No:27 Nisantasi. T:+90 212 233 02 33

Gilan: Akmerkez Shopping mall. Etiler. T:+90 212 282 05 76

Swarovski: Tesvikiye Caddesi. No:30 Tesvikiye. T:+90 212 258 59 89

Gulaylar: Nuru Osmaniye Cad. No: 63 Cagaloglu. T: +90 212 455 05 05


LEATHER:

Derimod: Akmerkez Shopping mall, Etiler. T:+90 212 282 06 68

Deri Show: Ihlamur Caddesi Yesil Çimen Sok.No:17 Besiktas. T:+90 212 258 70 14

Matras:   Akmerkez Shopping mall, Etiler: T:+90 212 282 02 15


HANDY CRAFTS:

Tea Glasses: When you are in Istanbul, you will be several times offered to drink tea.. And all those different nice looking glasses might take your attention.

If you intend to buy tea glasses, Pasabahce shops are the ideal location to buy them. Pasabahce is the biggest glass manufacturer of Turkey and almost all tea glasses are produced by them.. You can find pasabahce products, in several shopping malls or markets. However if you plan to buy nice glassware's also, you shall visit their product shops. Pasabahce has 12 product shops in Istanbul and the one at istiklal street is the nearest one to the touristy area.

Address: Istiklal Cad. No:314 34430 Beyoglu    www.pasabahce.com.tr

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