Fallen in love with the beauty of Iznik tiles at popular tourist attractions like Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Rustem Pasa Mosque, and Sokollu Mehmet Pasa Mosque? You can’t bring these art works home but you can definitely buy yourself a piece of Iznik ceramic to remember your time in Istanbul.
While it is forbidden to bring antique Iznik ceramics out of Turkey, you can buy modern versions that are equally beautiful. Choose from various items like plates, bowls, and vases.
The vendors always wrap them in bubble wrap for better handling especially when you are traveling. If you buy in bulk, some vendors will ship the items for you.
Best gifts for: Spouse, parents, grandparents
Portable level: Hard to manage
Price range: TRY20 (US$5) and above
Where to buy
– Grand Bazaar
– Arasta Bazaar
– Spice Bazaar