A Top Shopping Destination

Well-known for its monuments and mosques, Istanbul has been growing in popularity with hardened globetrotting shoppers for several years now.

Uniquely, Istanbul has not just one famous street to shop from but several and all housing major designers, haute couture houses and the latest Turkish designers hitting the fashion scene. Probably the most well-known cosmopolitan district is Istiklal Street in historical Pera because of it's city centre location and close proximity to the hub of the Istanbul tourist attractions.

Istiklal Street, Beyoglu

For a much more upscale shopping spree to rival Paris and Vienna, go where the socialites and stars shop; Nisantasi in Tesvikiye. All labels known to mankind are located along this long, long street of shops. The New Year lights and decorations in Nisantasi are absolutely stunning and alone worth visiting for.

With several more popular shopping districts on the Asian side as well, such as Kadikoy, Istanbul is a major shopping destination. Also, you would be surprised to discover that Europe's largest and the world's sixth largest shopping mall is also in Istanbul. Cevahir Mall houses over 280 shops, some which are unique, 12 cinemas, 48 restaurants, and too much else to count. It also boasts the largest clock in the world.

Address: Istanbul Cevahir Shopping Center, Buyukdere Cad. No:22 Sisli / Istanbul
Tel: +90 212 368 6900 +90 212 368 6900
Fax: +90 212 380 1352

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