Shopping The guide was updated:Ulus, located in the historic district, has a maze of market stalls under one roof selling goods for low-budget shoppers. Another must in the area around Ulus is the Atpazarı, Old Horse Market, and Çıkrıkçılar yokuşu. It does not get more authentic than that. Kocabeyoğlu Pasajı in Kızılay, just off Atatürk Bulvari, is a traditional bazaar. In this area you can find many shops.
Izmir Street is located nearby and is famous for leather and shoe shops such as Moda Çanta and Togo. For more upmarket shops, try going up Atatürk Bulbar into Tunalı and onwards to the trendy Arjantin Caddesi. On the way up, Karum is one of the shopping malls you may wish to visit.
Ankara is the city with most shopping malls in Turkey and the majority holds the most famous international brands. Some new and trendy shopping malls are located around the city likte the Panora, Gordion, Armada, Cepa, Kentpark, Ankamall, Arcadium, Optimum and Antares.
For quality tourist souvenirs, handicrafts, carpets and kilims go to Dösim, run by Ministry of Culture and Gesav, set-up by the Traditional Turkish Handicrafts Foundation.