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Top Choice Homewares in Beyoğlu

Hiç

Interior designer Emel Güntaş is one of İstanbul's style icons and this recently opened contemporary crafts shop in Tophane is a favourite destination for the city's design mavens. The stock includes cushions, carpe…
Top Choice Handicrafts in Beyoğlu

Nahıl

The felting, lacework, embroidery, all-natural soaps and soft toys in this lovely shop are made by economically disadvantaged women in Turkey's rural areas. All profits are returned to them, ensuring that they and t…
Top Choice Textiles in Bazaar District

Abdulla Natural Products

The first of the Western-style designer stores to appear in this ancient marketplace, Abdulla sells top-quality cotton bed linen and towels, hand-spun woollen throws from eastern Turkey, cotton peştemals (bath wraps…
Top Choice Books in Sultanahmet & Around

Galeri Kayseri

Peddling literature since 1996, these twin shops stock a well-presented selection of English-language novels, history books, maps and coffee-table tomes on Turkey, and have knowledgable staff on hand to recommend a …
Top Choice Homewares in Beyoğlu

NYKS

Olive-oil candles scented with mint, thyme, bay leaf, pine, lavender, cedar, bergamot, rosemary and green mandarin are presented in gorgeous copper, marble, glass and ceramic containers and offered at this cute shop…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Bazaar District

Altan Şekerleme

Kids aren't the only ones who like candy stores. İstanbullus of every age have been coming to this shop in the Küçük Pazar (Little Bazaar) precinct below the Süleymaniye Mosque since 1865, lured by its cheap and del…
Top Choice Antiques in Bazaar District

Epoque

Serious antique shoppers should make their way to this old-fashioned business near the bazaar's Nuruosmaniye Gate. Silver candlesticks and trays, enamelled cigarette cases, jewellery, watches and an extraordinary ra…
Top Choice Jewellery in Bazaar District

Necef Antik & Gold

Owner Haluk Botasun has been handcrafting 24-carat gold jewellery in his tiny İç Bedesten store for decades, producing attractive pieces in Byzantine and Ottoman styles. The earrings and cufflinks featuring delicate…
Top Choice Bathwares in Sultanahmet & Around

Jennifer's Hamam

Owned by Canadian Jennifer Gaudet, this shop stocks top-quality hamam items, including towels, robes and peştemals (bath wraps) produced using certified organic cotton and silk on old-style shuttled looms. It also s…
Top Choice Jewellery in Sultanahmet & Around

Özlem Tuna

A leader in Turkey's contemporary-design movement, Özlem Tuna produces super-stylish jewellery and homewares and sells them from her atelier overlooking Sirkeci train station. Her pieces use forms and colours that r…