Shopping tourism is a contemporary form of tourism fostered by individuals for whom purchasing goods outside of their usual environment is a determining factor in their decision to travel. (UNWTO) Shopping has an important place in the travel of tourists and plays an important role in many different sectors.
İstanbul offers a wide range of shopping alternatives in historical bazaars such as the Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, Arasta Bazaar, as well as many shopping centers where you can find the world's most famous brands. In addition, the markets and antique markets in different districts are among the places to be experienced for visitors.
United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)