- 2020-08-20 08:08 AM
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The best places to shop in Antalya
Antalya has plenty of beautiful sights and great entertainment opportunities to find between picturesque beaches and beautiful green trails, not to mention resorts, hotels, restaurants and shopping malls that offer visitors all the traditional products they need, including handicrafts and souvenirs along with modern fashion.
Getting to Antalya
If you prefer to travel by plane, Antalya has a special international airport waiting for you, with Antalya Airport highly acclaimed and frequent flights to all major airports around the world.
By train or bus
Train ride is the most fun way to reach Antalya because you can simply see all the scenic views, it is Istanbul you can reach Bordor, and from there you can take a minibus to Antalya which is only 90 minutes away.
Tourism in Antalya
Although many people come to Antalya just to enjoy the beaches and the associated fun, the city has a lot to offer, from diving, sailing, paragliding, canoeing, mountaineering, and much more.
Like many other Turkish cities, Antalya dates back to the Greek and Roman eras, and there are many sites to prove it, primarily the old city, the most beautiful part of the city, with narrow alleys, old wooden houses, stone arches, and private gardens. Moreover, the old port is now a marina with modern yachts, and an ideal place to spend an evening with stunning views of the seashore.
Due to the fact that Antalya is a real tourist center, there is a large infrastructure, many restaurants and shops, which prevents boring from leaking to your heart, the old port is also a great place to enjoy many outdoor events and concerts during the summer.
The best times to travel to Antalya
Located near the Taurus mountain range, Antalya enjoys a hot, dry summer and warm winter climate, with 300 sunny days throughout the year, during July and August, the air temperature is 40°C (104°F), while sea temperature can reach from 15°C (59°F) to 28°C (82°F).
The best places to shop in Antalya
Mark Antalya Mall
The Mark Antalya Mall is one of Antalya's most important shopping malls and is located in the center of the city, the mall opened in 2013 and is one of the landmarks in the area because it is located near the Old Town. Mark Antalya Mall is the second largest by volume after Terra City Mall, which is located in Lara district and is considered one of the most important markets, especially as it is relatively close to the Konyalte district compared to Terra City Mall. The mall has more than 150 shops, many restaurants, cafes, a cinema, children's games and a large parking lot.
The mall offers many international and Turkish brands and its stores range from clothing, shoes, electrical appliances, electronics, sports and more. The top floor is dedicated to restaurants and cafés with indoor and outdoor sessions overlooking the city.
One of Antalya's most beautiful shopping centres, Migros Centre is located along Yuzunquil Street near Konyalti Beach Park. Here, you can find everything from international brands to traditional Turkish arts and crafts, especially since the center has 124 shops, 8 cinemas, fast food chains, cafes, entertainment centre, toy stores and much more.
Dojo Garagi Market
The Dogo Garagi market is a large market right in the city centre. It offers a wide range of exquisite and unique items such as Turkish ornaments, cotton clothing, leather goods, Turkish carpets, gold and copper works, jewelry and more. You can also enjoy the rich and varied aroma of fresh tea, coffee and exotic spices. In addition, you can buy different varieties of delicious Turkish fruits.
Depo Outlet Center
Located in the eastern part of the city, Depo Outlet is one of the city's most important shopping malls, a large shopping mall with 80 shops, 15 food stalls, a children's playground, cinemas, a recreational area and an ice rink, the first of its kind in Antalya.
If you are looking for international brands, feel free to visit this suitable place, which also allows you to buy local goods such as clothing, beauty products, accessories, leather goods, toys, jewelry, home decoration and souvenirs at discounted prices, 365 days a year.
The historic region of Kalisi
The cobblestone streets of the old castle are a paradise for shopkeepers, with shops, antique shops, craft markets, and souvenir shops.
The old historic area of Kalisi offers a wide range of stunning shops near the city walls, this fun place offers a variety of dry goods, arts, crafts and locally produced materials, and perhaps the best thing about shopping here is that everything is sold at reasonable prices, so don't hesitate to buy one of the distinctive Turkish carpets from here, it won't cost you much compared to the city's public shops.
Laura Shopping Center
Laura Shopping Centre is Antalya's most popular weekly market, which is open to visitors every Saturday. It is in fact a shopping mall offering a wide variety of international and local products, food and beautiful Oriental fashion.
Your trip to Antalya will not be complete without visiting Antalya Bazaar, which gives you the opportunity to enjoy the local market in the most beautiful suit, a covered historical market that sells a wide range of popular Turkish products along with Turkish food such as baklava, tea, spices and more.
When you visit this bazaar, experience traditional local life among the local population, for centuries, bazaars have played a pivotal role in everyday Turkish life, and this is the main bazaar in the city that sells a wide range of local products such as handicrafts and jewellery, as well as local Turkish food products ideal for souvenirs. Local tailors, shoe stores and Turkish leather goods stores can also be found here.
Terra City in Antalya is a wonderful shopping mall opened on June 01, 2011 and has earned the title of "The Largest Shopping Center in Antalya", and contains a mix of national and international brands and shops, with an incomparable range of restaurants and cafes. It has become the most attractive shopping center in Antalya with 150 stores and 30 restaurants, which brings a new dimension to the concept of shopping in the city.
The chic boutiques and stores at Shi Mall offer a variety of options that cater to all shoppers' tastes, with more than 70 shops offering Turkish as well as international brands, such as Benetton, Ibequeol, You, Waikiki, Polo, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Swatch, and more.