Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a famous country, located in Western Asia, having the portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeastern Europe. It has borders with eight countries: Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, and Syria. The Mediterranean Sea is to the south, and the Aegean Sea to the west, while the Black Sea to the north.

Shopping and Nightlife in Turkey

Shopping in Turkey

There is more than enough entertainment for shopping lovers in Turkey. It is traditionally a place of trade and commerce, shopping and haggling being part of the fabric life. You can either enjoy high profile shopping in its modern malls and famous shops, or can visit the busy bazaars to have a local-like experience.

shopping and tourism concept - beautiful girls with shopping bags in ctiy

Below are the most famous shopping centers in Turkey:

  1. Kanyon: Kanyon welcomes the shoppers on four floors with 160 stores. It is known to host top Turkish and international brands, and has been a commercial hub of Istanbul. It has 9 movie theatres where you can enjoy movies. In the mall, gourmet restaurants and cafes are also located. The music and fashion shows in Kanyon are not to be missed.
  2. İstinye Park: Located in Sarıyer, İstinye Park provides you the chance of buying world’s top brands under one roof at reasonable prices. Its glass dome and open green spaces give fresh feeling. It has 147 clothing stores, restaurants that serve delicious cuisines, and a movie theater with 12 separate halls.
  3. Akmerkez: Akmerkez is another attractive shopping center of Istanbul, Turkey. It was founded in 1993, and is a vibrant attraction, spread in an area of 180.000 square meters. It has numerous stores of clothing, furniture, electronics, design and lots more. It also hosts some of the finest food courts and cafés.

Nightlife in Turkey

In a country where half the population is under 30, it is of no surprise that the nightlife is a favorite and enjoyable activity. It is ranging from sophisticated to brash on the basis of where you spend your night. There are a variety of taverns, bars and clubs all over the country especially in big cities like Istanbul, Izmir, Ankara, Antalya etc.

Shopping and Nightlife in Turkey

Some of the finest nightlife places are as below:

  1. Nupera Nightclub: Nupera is one of the leading nightclubs of Istanbul. It is in the two centuries old building, French Passage de Petit Champs, on Meşrutiyet Street Nupera. The crowd here has always been fantastic throughout the week, especially on weekends. The restaurant of Nupera serves with a menu of Chef Esra Muslu’s international cuisine that has Turkish delicacies for foreign guests. During weekdays it is open from 18:00 to 01:00 and from 18:00 to 04:00 at weekends.
  2. Rehab Nightlife: Rehab is another wonderful nightlife of Turkey, a comfortable and full of fun place. It is always exciting to enjoy dancing here with the bold and beautiful ladies. House music as well as international tracks are played throughout the night. It opens between 23:00-04:00, on Wednesdays and Thursdays and 23:00-05.00 in weekends.
  3. Sess Nightclub: Sess is a fantastic club in Nişantaşı Abdi İpek­çi Street, known for its pleasant atmosphere. You can see the posters of the once-famous Ses magazine on the walls. The club has an indoor restaurant, and on the dance floor, you can enjoy dancing on your favorite track. It is open every day from 22:00 to 04:00.

Where do you like to go in Turkey, at a shopping center or to a nightclub?


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