No visit to Istanbul is complete without visiting the vendors, strolling through shops, and bartering with storeowners. After you’ve gone through the Blue Mosque, taken in the sights of Bursa, and spent time in the Grand and Spice Bazaars, make time to visit Istanbul Cevahir, the most popular shopping mall in the area.
Fully Enclosed for Comfort
This mall stands apart from the bazaars because it’s fully enclosed for the comfort of visitors. There are six floors of shopping contained under the roof, and it has one of the most diverse selections of merchandise and wares found in Istanbul or the surrounding areas. It’s the largest enclosed entertainment center in all of Turkey, and it offers far more than just shopping.
Beyond the Stores
People may initially walk into Cevahir for the stores, but they soon discover that this center offers so much more. It’s considered one of the top leisure destinations for tourists and locals alike. It houses a movie theater, thrill rides for adults, and children’s areas. Whether you spend time playing the exciting games, taking in the social scene, or checking out the incredible wares for sale, there’s never a dull moment in Cevahir. The food in this plaza isn’t limited to local fare, either. You can find cuisine from around the world, so it’s easy to satisfy your sweet tooth or any other craving.
Open Every Day
This center is open every day of the year, so it’s easy to work a visit into your trip. After you’ve reviewed the visiting hours for places like Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia, you should fit a trip to this shopping center into your itinerary. You’re sure to be impressed with the selection of fashion, fine cuisine, and social events that are always taking place under the roof of Istanbul Cevahir.
With its popularity with the locals, it’s no surprise that this shopping mall is on the route for public transportation. The Vezneciler Station is closest to our hotel and is a short walk away. Take the M2 line to Mecidiyekoy/Sisli Station, which conveniently stops right inside the mall.
When planning your visit to Istanbul, you want to be at the center of the action without sacrificing comfort or amenities. Among hotels near the Old City and top attractions like Istanbul Cevahir, Hotel Büyük Keban is one of the top choices. Founded in 1971, we were recently remodeled to ensure that we have the modern amenities and features travelers need. While we’re pleased to offer room service and a concierge, we also have some of the more traditional features, including a Turkish bath. Our rates are quite reasonable, and we’ll do what we can to make your visit to Istanbul more enjoyable, so contact us today to make your reservations.