Shopping In North Cyprus
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Although Northern Cyprus is not a shopping Mecca, Girne - Kyrenia and Lefkosa - Nicosia have the best selection of shops and are popular for tourists during their holidays in North Cyprus. Negotiating or haggling' is not something that most shopkeepers get involved with. If you have sterling cash with you, then try your luck but if your offer is refused that is the final word. The owner will not come and running after you like in Turkey.
Most Cyprus visitors look forward to purchasing a bottle or two of their favourite liquor. Popular brand cigarette can also be find in duty free shops at Ercan Airport. Remember to check the customs allowance.
The white Dove's statue marks the beginning of Girne height street. You will find everything from grocers to jewellers and boutiques.
Fake designer clothes is an excellent buy. The quality and price tends to differ from shop to shop so have a good look around.
Pharmacy: Turkish Name is Eczane. You can find it in High streets, also in every village there is one Pharmacy, after office hours there is few pharmacy available in every village and town in North Cyprus.
Most of shops accepted Major credit cards and Gbp, USD, Euro, however its best to exchange them to Turkish lira at North Cyprus hotels or Bank and than go for shopping.
If spectacles or sunglasses are on your shopping list try Akay Optic in High street on the right. They stock all the leading brands and will make up prescription lenses. Arranging an eye test is easy. Call Dr. Deniz on 8154950.
Gold and Silver are in abundance. The designs are most unusual and prices are reasonable. The cost is calculated on the weight of the article. Look out for the beautiful Ottoman wall mirrors, made of solid silver during holidays in Northern Cyprus.
Shops are open in North Cyprus from 08.00 am to 06:00 pm.
Most shops closed on Sunday.
For Buying Furniture and white goods, Gunbey Home store in Nicosia
For prepaid Mobile card Turkcell : www.kktcell.com
For Mobile phones in Northern Cyprus Gunbey Homestore