Turkey is a country filled with unique and wonderful items that you should definitely consider adding to your shopping list. From traditional crafts to modern luxury goods, Turkey has something for everyone. For those looking for souvenirs, carpets, kilims, lokum (Turkish delight), jewelry, leather goods, and ceramics are must-buys. Art and antiques like Ottoman Empire-era rugs, tiles and porcelain are also popular purchases.
For the fashionistas, there’s a wide selection of traditional Turkish clothing and accessories such as headscarves, prayer beads, and embroidered towels. If you’re looking for something more modern and luxurious, you can find designer items in Istanbul’s trendy boutiques. There are also a variety of Turkish spices, teas, and coffees that make great gifts. No matter what you choose to buy, Turkey has something for everyone.