Walking Around the Spice Bazaar…

Let’s walk from Yeni Camii (New Mosque) to Spice Bazaar and to the outdoor garden and pet shops around it. Do I need to say more words? The pulse of Eminonu…Enjoy!








  1. by Tom
    5:53 pm
    Mar 10, 2012


  2. by Parsley Sage
    9:12 am
    Mar 11, 2012

    Fato birdies :) So cute!

  3. by Terra
    9:04 pm
    Mar 11, 2012

    Oh beautiful, I loved enjoying your pictures! Those pigeons were everywhere, I love how they feed them, so sweet! Thank you for sharing, makes me want to travel now:-) Hugs, Terra

  4. by rebecca
    10:45 pm
    Mar 11, 2012

    love this place I got earrings here and always wear them with a smile

  5. by Tori @ The Shiksa in the Kitchen
    9:54 pm
    Mar 12, 2012

    Ahh, I can almost smell it through the screen. Beautiful photo tour. Reminds me of the Carmel Market in Tel Aviv. I want to tear into that grilled corn, it looks so good!!

    I’m so curious Ilke, what is shakshuka in Turkey? Your comment got me wondering what dish the name refers to there… :)

  6. by Mrs Ergül
    1:41 am
    Mar 14, 2012

    Ayyyy Ilke, you are making me miss Turkey like crazy!!!!!

  7. by Vince
    11:12 pm
    Mar 16, 2012

    Ilke, The Market is truly amazing! I want that corn!!!

  8. by Shelley
    11:58 am
    Mar 17, 2012

    Gorgeous photos! Looks like the weather cooperated wonderfully on your trip. Whenever I travel overseas I’m always so amazed at the churches and mosques that have been standing for hundreds of years. It’s so weird and yet so lovely to my American eyes that aren’t accustomed to such grandeur and history. Thanks for sharing!

  9. by Thyme (Sarah)
    10:54 am
    Mar 20, 2012

    My goodness, look at those bins of Turkish Delights! My son and I adore this candy and each Xmas, I search wherever we are living to try and find him some of this deliciousness…and me too. Thank you for this tour of the spice market. It continues to fuel my desire to visit Istanbul.

  10. by Jen
    12:05 am
    Mar 25, 2012

    That’s it! Count me in on your next trip. I don’t really care if the boys can’t join me. I have to go here! I really want one of those hanging lanterns! Gorgeous!


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