Izmir Shopping, Izmir

Izmir Shopping (Self Guided), Izmir

Izmir is an amazing city for those who enjoy shopping. Why? The city offers all of the traditional opportunities for shopping as well as specific bargain locales and open markets. If you love to shop for highly sacred items, than you will especially love the jewelry shops and/or the traditional Turkish carpets and rugs.
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Izmir Shopping Map

Guide Name: Izmir Shopping
Guide Location: Turkey » Izmir (See other walking tours in Izmir)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Author: alice
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Synagogue Street
  • Kemeralti Market
  • Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar
  • Konak Pier
  • Vera Luz
  • Kıbrıs Şehitleri Street
Synagogue Street

1) Synagogue Street (must see)

Synagogue Street (Havra Sokagi) is a very popular tourist attraction in Izmir as it used to be one of the most popular places for locals to buy their fruit, vegetables, meat and other products. While not quite the same, Synagogue is still a very popular market. The name of the street derived from the high volume of synagogues formerly built on the street.
Kemeralti Market

2) Kemeralti Market (must see)

Kemeralti Market is an old bazaar that was established back in the 17th century, located along the curve of historic Anafartalar Street. Today, Kemeralti is easily one of the most favorite venues for shopping not only for locals but also for tourists. The plethora of shops offer local handcrafts, jewelry, pottery, clothes as well as many other valuable goods.

Opening hours:
Mon-Sat: 8 am - 7 pm.
Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar

3) Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar (must see)

Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar is one of the most popular Izmir attractions. Located in a grand covered pavilion, Kizlaragasi is absolutely fantastic and a must-visit. The market combines the traditional open air Turkish bazaar along with a wide number of shopping selections. Here you can invest outstanding carpets and jewelry.
Konak Pier

4) Konak Pier (must see)

Konak Pier was designed by Gustave Eiffel in 1890, within the boundaries of the central metropolitan district of Konak, near the city's historic center Konak Square. It was originally built as warehouse together with the French customs house on the nearby Pasaport Quay during the renewal of Izmir's portuary infrastructures as of 1867. Since then, it became one of the landmarks of Izmir. There are plans to extend Konak Pier compound to include a large marina once suitable adjacent space is made available.
Sight description based on Wikipedia.
Vera Luz

5) Vera Luz

Vera Luz is a fantastic workshop and shop for jewelry. The Vera Luz was established in 1971 under the name of Uçak Mücevherat. Later, in 2003, the owners added the Vera Luz brand. Today, it is very popular among tourists as it provides an amazing collection of exclusive jewelry. Custom jewelery, like Sems Ilkan Jewelery, is another option at this special venue.

Opening hours:
Mon-Sat: 9:30 am - 7 pm.
Kıbrıs Şehitleri Street

6) Kıbrıs Şehitleri Street

Kıbrıs Şehitleri Street is a popular attraction for visitors looking to walk the pedestrian avenue and enjoy the colorful shopping experience. Along with the shopping opportunities, Kıbrıs Şehitleri also provides restaurants, bars and very interesting architecture. Turkish bookshops, fashion boutiques and souvenir street retailers are also very popular along this strip.

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