Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Istanbul International Shopping Fest is well worth your holiday, shopping and Ramadan‏

Istanbul International Shopping Fest is well worth your holiday, shopping and Ramadan

Gain unforgettable experiences of the history of Istanbul, food culture and colourful nights of Ramadan.

Istanbul, one of the most enchanting cities of Turkey is hosting the most awaited International Shopping Fest, from 6th June to 28th June, 2015. Istanbul Shopping Fest is an annual festival of shopping, culture and entertainment which will bring together the rich past of Istanbul. The festival will be enhanced by practically uninterrupted cultural activities, performances, concerts, parades and a variety of other festivities.

Istanbul will become a massive-scale entertainment hub during this period with a myriad of activities like exclusive fashion shows at central spots around the city, concerts and shows for kids, celebrations and contests, street carnivals on the sparkling streets of Istanbul like Nisantasi and Taksim.

This spectacular city has been a paradise for shoppers since Roman period. It comprises of the largest and oldest covered bazaar of the world where shoppers can buy any sorts of goods from jewellery to handmade carpets, relics, glass wares, colourful ceramics, silk products and leather fabrics. The fest draws between 250,000 and 400,000 people daily. It will be an amazing experience for travellers to wander through the colourful streets of Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar and shop in a traditional and oriental style setting.


Kaan YILMAZ, AttachĂ© in Turkey Embassy Tourism and Information Office, Malaysia, “Istanbul will be giving a warm welcome to all the tourists and shoppers this June to modern shopping centres with multi-coloured lanes and delicious food offering everything they are looking under one roof from discounted prices to entertaining surprises. The high-decibel festival will strengthen once again Istanbul's reputation as the city that never sleeps as it becomes the one-stop world shopping hub for almost a month.”

Istanbul Shopping Festival coincides with the holy festival of Ramadan. During this time, every corner of the city has gigantic Ramadan tables where people break their fast. Especially at the Sultan Ahmet (Blue Mosque) square, a series of multi-coloured events like face painting and animation shows for kids, whirling dervishes’ shows and many more surprises will make Ramadan an unforgettable experience.

Istanbul invites people to come and enjoy plentiful shopping treats with great discounts and offers ample of brands during the Istanbul Shopping Fest. Visitors also get the chance to join surprise lotteries giving away amazing gifts. In order to experience this special occasion together with the Ramadan surprises, tourists are encouraged to plan their travel soon to enjoy new experiences and adventures in every corner of the beautiful city worth discovering.


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