Zahire Pazarı

South Aegean

This carefully restored market in the shadow of the Pazar Camı (Bazaar Mosque) features lazy cafes spilling across a leafy cloistered courtyard dotted with traditional craft shops; the city subsidises their rent to maintain traditions such as marbled paper (ebru), hand-woven items and intricate painted boxes. Even if you're not shopping, come for an atmospheric drink.

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