Hacı Bekir - Shopping in Istanbul - LikeALocal Guide

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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This is the oldest "lokum" shop in the world. They basically invented the Turkish Delight.
Can local September 9, 2016
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