KALE CADDESI( CASTLE STREET)
Kale Caddesi is a pedestrianized street near the castle, borders the main bazaar, a nice place for a stroll to see the local sites and the castle.There are many shops that you need everything or a gift to people you love
BODRUM OASIS Shopping, Culture and Entertainment Center,
which consists of Turkey?s and world?s leader brands, extensively ministers its visitors with shops for every kind of needs, from women, men and kids wear to home goods, from jewelers to decoration gifts. You can easily park your car, eat according to your taste, go to cinema, do shopping cheerfully while your children have entertainment in play gardens in the center, which gives different view to shopping.
Weekly markets take place in most towns of Bodrum Peninsula. These markets are usually set up in the narrow streets of the town centre and figure as a main event in the public life of every town in Turkey. Here you can find the freshest fruit and vegetable, as the goods are usually being sold by the producers themselves. You can also buy authentic souvenirs along with delicious fruit or vegetables, and prices are generally very good value.
Market days on the Peninsula;
Monday – Türkbükü
Tuesday – Bodrum(textiles and gifts), Gölköy
Wednesday – Ortakent, Gündoğan, Gümüşlük
Thursday – Yalıkavak
Friday – Bodrum (Fruit and vegetable all day)
Saturday – Turgutreis
Sunday – Gümbet
As well as the weekly markets there are modern shopping areas within easy which, where you can find anything you might you looking for the bazaar district in Bodrum centre is particularly colourful. Leather products, towelling, all sorts of food, aromatic oils, sunglasses, jewellery ? just about everything on sale you will be amazed by the dynamism of this town and the exquisite fashion and jewellery done by young designers.
Another option for a great shopping experience are the stylish shopping malls housing many famous brands. Internationally renowned fashion retailers, gift shops, travel agencies, beauty centres, real estate agents, home stores, cinemas, art galleries and elegant cafés are all to be found in any one of Oasis Shopping Centre, Milta Bodrum Marina, Yalıkavak Marina or Turgutreis Marina.
Carpets, whether knotted or flat woven (kilim) are among the best known art forms produced by the Turks from time immemorial. There are environmental, sociological, economic, and religious reasons for the widespread art of carpet weaving among the Turkish people from Central Asia to Turkey.
Turkish Carpets are unique in how they are made, they are always double knotted. While other carpets (i.e. Persian) use a single knot to form their carpets, Turkish Carpets are always double knotted adding strength to the beauty of these carpets. Turkish carpet first served a practical as well as decorative purpos
Rugs and Kilims are major decorative and functional elements that bring beauty
to a home or office. We will be giving information about the art of oriental rug
making, choosing the most suitable rug for your taste or lifestyle so that you
can select the perfect rug for your home or office.
Bodrum carpets and milas carpets is famous in Turkey.You see these carpets in Bodrum centrum.If you are interested in buying hand made bodrum-milas carpets you can visit some villages around Bodrum. Milas town, Çömlekçi, Sazköy, Dörttepe, Etrim, Mumcular are some of famous villages about hand made carpets and woven.Also you can see women who made carpets and woven,They are working so hard. These places are far between 20-40 minutes from Bodrum and you can go with a taxi or buy a tour from travel agenties.Owners of carpet shops know English but we suggest go with a tour(with guide).
Some of carpet shops are as fallow;
|Çengel halıcılık Bodrum||Tel: 0252 316 17 47|
|Sayın Burku Bodrum||Tel: 0252 316 45 71|
|Era Halicilik Dörttepe||Tel: 0252 535 51 19|
Mılas Halilari Milas
Tel: 0252 512 93 68
Etrim village carpet
Tel: 0252 338 84 84
Sazköy carpet village
Tel: 0252 338 81 69
Dikmen carpet çömlekçi
Tel: 0252 378 70 31
Boncuk (Blue Bead)