@desireekoh13 asked: “What do you think is the best lokum in Istanbul?”
The answer is simple: Ali Muhiddin Hacıbekir‘s historical shop is one of the best place to taste and buy delicious, legendary Turkish Delights.

Hacı Bekir Turkish delight and candy shop in Eminönü

Hacı Bekir Turkish delight and candy shop in Eminönü

Since 1777, Hacı Bekir makes the most delicious Turkish delights. There are four Hacı Bekir shops in Istanbul:

  1. Eminönü: 3 blocks far from Yeni Camii(New Mosque) in Eminönü, you can find it easily if you ask some one. But to be sure, here is the map:
    View Ali Muhiddin Hacıbekir (Turkish Delight – Lokum) in a larger map
  2. Parmakkapı, Istiklal Street(Taksim/Beyoglu)
  3. Bahçekapı
  4. Kadıköy
A view from a Turkish Delight(Lokum) shop

A view from a Turkish Delight(Lokum) shop

There are more than 30 kinds of Turkish Delights, you can buy any flavour you want: plain, rose, pistachio, hazelnut, walnut, almond, coconut, cream, mint, mastic and for sure fruit flavoured Turkish delights.