Aktar Filiz located near Park Vadi on Hosdere is the best place to find all the spices/herbs that you can’t find in most Ankara’s supermarkets.
Go with your phone and google translate as they don’t speak English, but once you find the Turkish name, they probably have it!
AKTAR means spices in Turkish.
There are a lot of pharmacies on Hosdere, but there’s a lady that speaks English at that one!
It is located near Aktar Filiz but on the other side of the street.You can even call and ask for information over the phone in English.
The “kuruyemiş” are stores specialized in nuts and dry fruits.
There is a new one on Hosdere called “Yöresel Lezzetler” and they sell high-quality products.
They also have fresh lokum (Turkish Delight), a selection of Turkish cheeses a few other Turkish classics.
|It is located directly next to Loca Kuafor.|
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Need art supplies? A good pen or pencil, a canvas?
Sanat means “ART” it’s the name of this store on Hosdere.
They might not have the lowest prices in town but you will find everything from kids art supplies to adult art supplies!
If you want cheaper prices, check out my post on the Turkish Amazon: Hepsiburada