- On 23/11/2018
- In Marmaris BLOG
Shopping in Marmaris
The fans of everything (what is famous in the Orient) will see the true value of wealth and variety of the Turkish bazaar and gift shops. The rest sated with excursions will allow to get traditional and unusual souvenirs by fair price in specialized centers. As a rule, its owners select more quality goods for canvassing of customers. As souvenirs it is possible to select handmade painted plates that are well-known since the XV centruy, spices, the turkish delights, articles made from cotton, copper, bronze, onyx, glass and ceramics. The beautiful woolen and silk Turkish carpets with the stylized ornaments deserve attention. The turkish leather and jewellery also differ in high quality, design and variety. The turkish manufacturers unanimously own up to a category of quality-price ratio out of competition.
At the sprawling Grand Bazaar, you can pick everything- Turkish delight, evil eye pendants, onyx vases, cheap clothes, shoes, gifts, sunglasses, watches, waterpipes, souvenirs, jewellery, leather the lot! There are some great bargains to be had. Marmaris is well known for its pine honey.
Marina Shopping Centre
Marmaris has two major shopping centres at its heart, the Grand Bazaar (or Kapalı Çarşı) and the Netsel Marina. Visit the bazaar for a quintessential Turkish market experience, complete wtih stalls selling jewellery. Netsel Marina consists of a huge shopping mall with luxury clothes stores, and its also peppered with restaurants and bars. Check out the yatchs that moor up in the area.
There are traditional bazaars in Marmaris where the producers sell directly to the public. The biggest bazaar of the region is set in the municipality bazaar area and held every Thursday. There are also open-air bazaars open in İçmeler on Wednesday. In the bazaars, the famous pine honey, all kind of herbs, gifts, natural vegetables (without hormones) and fruits are on sale.