Monday, November 06, 2006

Kapali Carsi - Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar is a combination of over 4000 shops, restaurants, mosques, banks, with it's own police station and miles of passage ways, which makes the Grand Bazaar a town within the city.

Over view of one of the Grand Bazaar passage ways.

Detail of a cotton wool shop.

Detail of a chandelier shop.

Meerschaum pipes and jewellery shop.

Turkish carpets are everywhere.

Glazed tiles and pottery shop.

One of the main entrances to the Grand Bazaar, the largest covered market in Turkey.

Photography by Nuno Goncalves. Istanbul, turkey 2006.