Recall the days of the Silk Road and be dazzled by the amount of gold, silver, carpets, Iznik tiles, and all things in between at the 600-year-old Grand Bazaar. Inhale the aromas of the Spice Bazaar and then snake through the winding streets of the Old Quarter, discovering the time-honored art of Turkish carpet weaving. Wander the cobbled backstreets of Beyoglu for antiques, handmade scarves, jewelry and other handmade souvenirs. Explore the fashionable boutiques of Nisantasi browsing the work of international and Turkish designers. Bring a piece of Cappadocia home with a one-of-a-kind ceramic from the local town of Avanos, famed for its artisan pottery.