Turkish textile production dates back to the Ottoman period of the 16th and 17th centuries.  Today the textile industry is one of the most components of the Turkish economy with an annual export value of $5.4 billion.  On nearly every street and throughout the Grand Bazaar, beautiful Turkish textiles can be found from bolts of […]

Built in the mid 1400s, the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world.  It is comprised of more than 60 streets and 3,000 covered shops which attract more than 250,000 visitors daily. Below are three shots of the Grand Bazaar.  What do you think?  Do you […]