About the Old Delicatessen with the Turkish SweetsIn various parts of the city, including the Asian side of Istanbul, you will find branches of the sweets power house called Haci Bekir. Here they produce and sell first hand all types and flavors of lokum.
With the coconut and pistachios and the texture of the sweet jelly - you can find sweets in almost every possible color and texture. Alongside the lokum are also sold halva, wonderful marzipans and old candies.
The lokum tempe, the halva and marzipan of this chain are wonderful. The oldest branch is the famous mosque on Istiklal Street 129, and it was founded in the second half of the 19th century.
If you want to bring sweet gifts to those you love back home, it is worth buying them from here, and not from the airport where prices are exorbitant and freshness is not probable.