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Textiles, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey

(c) GTH & Nathan DePetris

(c) GTH & Nathan DePetris

Hand embroidered cloth is on display all through the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, alluding to Turkey’s long history of textile production. Modern variations of classic designs can be found at a number of stalls within the bazaar. Belly dancing outfits, embroidered jacquard jackets, intricate Turkish rugs and more are available for purchase.

If You Go:

Grand Bazaar website

Official Turkish Culture and Tourism Office

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