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Vakiflar Hali Museum, Istanbul

Vakiflar Carpet Museum is situated in the same building complex as the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque). The museum includes ca. 60 Anatolian carpets from the 16th-19th century. Especially some 16-18th century carpets found in the Ulu Mosque in Divrigi in Eastern Anatolia in the Sivas region are very interesting. The … read more

Carpet shops in the Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar is one of Istanbul’s most famous tourist attractions and also the most famous bazaar in the world. The reason is probably both size and the exiting atmosphere in the covered bazaar. There are between 3.000 – 4.000 shops in the bazaar and the number of visitors each day … read more

The DOBAG Cooperative in Ayvacik

The DOBAG Cooperative, S.S. Süleymanköy Tarimsal Kalkinma Kooperatifi, has showroom and administration just outside Ayvacik on the road to Canakkale  – in the north-western part of Turkey. And very close to Assos, the ancient Aeolian city above the tourist resort and beautiful fishing village of Behramkale. I visited the cooperative’s … read more

The Arasta Bazaar in Istanbul

Located just besides one of the most important symbols of Istanbul, the Blue Mosque, the Arasta Bazaar has a dignified location. The place also includes Istanbul Mosaic Museum ( Great Palace Museum ) with ancient mosaics from the 6th century. Most of the shops in the small bazaar are selling Oriental … read more