Antique Shops Street Istanbul

Image by Selman Yuceturk

Antique Shops Street – Second-hand heaven

I believe daily objects reflect and bear lots of clues about the daily life and culture of a particular place. The street I am mentioning here is once place where you can find and track these clues. 

The antique shops and second-hand stores of Taksim can be found on Çukurcuma Street. They collect every kind of object form households goods to antique jewellery and missing letters. They open their stalls to the street in front of their shops every morning. Their shops are haunts of art directors — they come here to rent items for their old-time movies. 

Even though at times I don’t know what to look for, I just go there to check what stuff they have. Just walking down on this street is an experience all by itself, and every time I end up find something that I can’t stop myself from getting. It’s also a good place if you’re looking for a particular antique. Don’t hesitate to dive inside the shops — it’s very surprising to see how giant and rich the treasures hiding here are…

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Details about this spot



Çukur Cuma Caddesi, Istanbul

Opening Times

08:00 - 19:30 daily
Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)