As for shopping in Bodrum; you’ll find great shopping opportunities from popular outdoor and street markets, antique and handicraft shops to supermarkets, boutique stores in Bodrum.
Where & What to Buy in Bodrum?
The world famous Bodrum sandals, colorful sea shells, famous sponges, handicrafts and quality clothes are the most popular shopping items in Bodrum.
Popular items to buy
You’ll find wide range of traditional Turkish items in Bodrum peninsula to take back as famous Bodrum sandals, beautiful souvenirs, such as onyx vases, bowls and ashtrays, mosaic lanterns, Turkish clothes, metal-wares, carpets, shoes, bags and jewelry.
Huge markets are also on offer in Bodrum, the latter providing the chance to haggle for clothes made from local fabrics & leather, kilims, carpets, mosaic lanterns, onyx vases and plenty of Turkish delight.
Handicrafts is very well developed in Bodrum that holidaymakers are able to find variety of great handicrafts along the harbor (Iskele Square) region.
Bodrum’s Market Day
Tuesdays is the market day in central Bodrum where you can find all kind of goods and whether morning or afternoon you can enjoy it. The market zone becomes full with both locals and tourists to buy the day’s best catch. You can buy everything here from fake designer watches, clothes, bags to fresh fruits & vegetables, hand made souvenirs, famous Bodrum sandals, etc.
The street markets are also very popular and they are set six days a week in almost every region and resort of Bodrum. They are itinerant and old tradition. You’ll find fresh fruits & vegetables, hand weaved Milas fabrics, all kind of textile products, imitation brands, fashion goods clothing & shoes, home textile, hand made goods, souvenirs, etc. The prices are cheaper than the regular shops.
Days of the Street Market Days in Bodrum peninsula
* Mondays in Güvercinlik
* Tuesdays Bodrum (fabrics and clothing)
* Wednesdays Gümüslük and Ortakent
* Thursdays Bodrum (food) and Yalikavak
* Fridays Bodrum (food) and Bitez
* Saturdays Turgutreis (food and clothing)
* Sundays Mumcular and Gumbet