Alacati Bazaar, Cesme Markets


Alacati Bazaar, where fruit and vegetable producers from the villages and towns of Izmir come to sell their goods; has been established in the city center (Sehitlik Street) every Saturday since 1994. In this market, which is visited by many people, it is possible to find fruit and vegetable products that the villagers grow and collect from their vineyards. You can also find not only food but also textiles, shoes, fabric, drapery, linen bedspreads, accessories and gift items, and beach gear in this market.

Every Saturday, Alacati Bazaar is prepared in huge are and it is a very colorful place where you can find quality clothing products and handmade jams and spices. Get the delicious natural products of the peasants who produce in nearby villages. Stop by the Niko in the market, see how delicious jams are made from which products.

Cesme markets are divided into 3 different categories as periodic, seasonal, and markets held on special days and weeks, according to the regulation made by the municipality.

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Main Foods to Find in Cesme Markets

When it comes to shopping in Çeşme, the first food that comes to mind is the melon of the region with its magnificent taste. Cesme melon, which is grown in the regions of Germiyan, Çiftlikköy, and Ovacık and sold in all markets, has become famous for its delicious taste. Another famous local product is artichoke, which is considered a superfood due to the vitamins and minerals it contains. In addition, fig and pistachio jam that are some of the local delicacies which can be a perfect gift for your loved ones, are among the Çeşme products that must be purchased.

Shopping in Cesme is preferred due to the abundance of product range and affordable prices. Fresh herbs, plants, and flowers gathered by the villagers are offered for sale at very affordable prices. Another and the most important reason why the products exhibited in the markets are sold at cheap prices is that the intermediaries do not set the price differently, and all products are carefully offered daily and fresh from the producer to the consumer.

Main Clothing Items To Be Found In The Alacati Markets

Although Çeşme markets are mainly places where local products are displayed, various clothing items suitable for the summer season are also offered for sale. Swimwear, towels, and sandals, which should be used especially when going to the seaside, are among the most demanded products. Clothing items such as trousers, shorts, t-shirts, which are exhibited in different colors, patterns, and sizes for men, women, and children, are also exhibited by many stalls for sale.