Shopping is really wonderful in Bodrum.
Incredible choice of shops everywhere. First of all do not miss the local open
markets where you can find anything you can think of : Fresh fruits and
vegetables, textile products, flowers, birds and etc. Merchants offer very
attractive prices for their products. If you miss one of them, there will be
same thing in the following day in the next town. You can taste the fruits, nuts
before you buy them.
|Bodrum Fabric Bazaar
| Gumusuk and Gundogan
Few carpets shops have attractive carpets and kilims with reasonable prices.
Gallery Mustafa Rug Shop on the Dr.Alim Avenue offers a great
choice for fine rugs and kilims. Mustafa Ašıkel, an expert of Turkish rugs and fine Anatolian kilims, has an amazing collection of fine Turkish Carpets in wool, wool and cotton and pure silk. He has
some oversize carpets with classical designs such as Oushaks (Uşak Rugs) with Medallion, Bird Rugs, Lotto and Holbein designs)
Sayin Burku Carpets at Neyzen Teyfik Avenue sells old rug and kilims and contemporary rugs and kilim made with the natural root dyes. Sayin Burku, the young owner of the company gained great reputation by weaving oversize Turkish rugs following the traditional designs of classical rugs and
Jewellery Those looking for fine Turkish
jewellery in Bodrum has a choice at the Kale Caddesi and Ataturk Avenue. You can
also check the prices of big centers such as Golden Caria, Diamond Center etc.
Leather Many well-known
Leather Companies such as Kircilar and Naturel has shops in Bodrum. Marina Shopping Center Turgut Reis Marina Shopping center Yalikavak Marina Shopping Center
Shopping in Bodrum
Bodrum offers endless possibilities for shopping. In addition to Bodrum, the Bodrum peninsula has many good shopping possibilities. Town Center Kale Caddesi Looking for Jewellery check the shops at Kale Caddesi near the town square. There are also few leather shops down there.
Cercim, former Cerci An interesting shop for jewellery. Cercim is now an old institution who design very attractive jewellery using semi precious stoned and silver. Also attractive Evil Eye and good luck Symbols can be bought there. Dr.Alim Caddesi The street named after famous doctor has several fine shops selling jewellery, carpets and Turkish tiles. Cumhuriyet Caddesi All kind of souvenir, jewellery, custom jewellery and leather shops are lined along this street which realy gets so narrow sometimes.
We can mention the
shop of Ali Guven, who was the pioneer of the hand made sandal making in Bodrum.
More choice for Bodrum sandals are be found on the Cumhuriyet Caddesi such as
Sur Sandalet, Taban and Bodrum Sandalet.
The Dalyanci, famous ceramic artist and
painter has several shops in Bodrum. You can buy there fine glass and ceramics
with the "fish design", a trade mark for Dalyanci. It is a good place to
chose souvenirs from Bodrum and gifts for friends. Vivaldi, fine shop with Turkish
Tiles and Seramics;
Hizma, an authentic shop for unusual souvenirs mainly
originating from Asia. Hizma has great variety of goods. Its collection needs to
be discovered. One can find silver, copper ceramics and wood objects, pareos,
sculptures, fashion dresses and blouses.
Arte Bodrum, for painting by local
Turkish artist for high quality fabrics and souvenirs.
Facing to Dalyanci, there is Yunuslar Karadeniz Pasry Shop where you could
buy sweet and salty pastries, pies, sandwiches and different sorts of breads.
Neyzen Teyfik Caddesi
This Street has many fine restaurants, cafe houses and
some selected shops. one of them is Sayin Buku Carpets Shop. Sayin Burku has a
good collection of all kilims and carpets. But his real fame comes from the
oversize carpets he produced for the great figures of the Arabic World and
famous artist and well known people of Europe and rugs and kilims with natural
dyes. Marina Shopping Center
Marina has many fine shops for clothes, shoes,
parfumes and jewellery. Some of the local and international name brand
fashionable shops are situated there.
EC Diamond Fine jewellery shop offers
wide selection of old Jewellery, beautifully designed new jewellery and nice
selection of Gurhan, fumes Turkish jewellery designer living in USA.
is also a super market for boat owners or people planning to have blue voyage in
Cevat Sakir Caddesi
Oasis Oasis shopping center has great number of fine
shops or clthes, shoes, furniture, light equipment, jewellery, custom jewellery,
Real estate companies. One of the biggest Jewellery companies, Caria Gold Center
is located inn Oaisis.
Turgut Reis Do not miss the Open Market Day on Saturday.
Town has got fine shops on the main Bazaar area and Turgut Reis Marina area. Yalikavak Yalikavak
has nice shops for all kind of souvenirs, jewellery and fabrics. Marina has also
very attractive shops for clothes, shoes.