Hacı Bekir - Shopping in Istanbul - LikeALocal Guide

Turkish delight &
sweets since 1777

Hacı Bekir

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Why locals love it

Hacı Bekir has been producing mouth-watering sweets and pastes since 1777. It has been run by the same family for five generations, making it a trusted and much-loved local institution.

Why you should visit it

This shop has a charming old-world atmosphere. The original décor has been preserved, and they still use the same jars and equipment. You’ll find a wide range of “lokum” (Turkish delight).

Special tip

My favourite is the double pistachio Turkish delight.

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Visit there and buy a box of Turkish Delight for your loved ones
Yourist | Travel Istanbul
October 7, 2020
Turkish traditional delights, lot of desserts and puddings. Go and grab some.
March 10, 2019
The master of sugar and desert
February 23, 2019
Traditional, artisanal Turkish deserts.
November 2, 2018
This is the oldest "lokum" shop in the world. They basically invented the Turkish Delight.
September 9, 2016

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