The Grand Bazaar

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This is the largest bazaar of the world, and one of most famous. It was built little after the conquest of the city by Turkish and constitutes a true cave of Ali Baba. Built out of wood under the reign of Mehmet II Fatih (1461), increased under that of Soliman , set fire to in XVIème century, destroyed by a seism in 1894, it was rebuilt in 1898. 

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With more than 4000 shops and stalls, but also of the banks, coffees, restaurants and mosques..., With kilometers of lanes and an opened structure, it is a true labyrinth. As one is inserted in the mazes of the Large Bazaar, the discoveries multiply

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texts and photographs : Stephane Mugnier


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