Say About Grand Bazaar

The Trunk

They would gather araund in smail monasteries and dervish lodges during the times of Bravery and Craftsmanship Communities. The community’s inventoıy anel trust fund were also kept in a room of the same monasteıy. The ceremonies for an apprentice putting … Read More »

The Barber Shops

For example, in Barber shops  Our shop opens with the name of Allah eveıy morning, Selman is pure, and he is our father and master. In Turkish baths: Our bath opens with the name of Allah eveıy morning, Muhsin bin … Read More »

The Guild

They woulc gather araund in smail monasteries and dervish lodges during the times of Bravery and Craftsmanship Communities. The community’s inventoıy anel trust fund were also kept in a room of the same monasteıy. The ceremonies for an apprentice putting … Read More »

The Steward

In the old tradesmen comrnunity steward was sort of an agent between first the Braveıy and Craftsmanship Cornn1unity, later on the Trade Guilds and the Government. Steward of Tradesmen was the official representative of the government in the communty -guild. … Read More »

The Sheik

Until the enel of 17th century, the seyh was the head of the Braveıy-Craftsmanship Community. He was elected by the traclesmen who establishecl the community uncler the canelition of staying as the sheik as long as he lives. The apprentices … Read More »

The Information About The Past

İstanbul  Tradesmen In The Grand Bazaar, According to the description in Kamus-i Turki, the first Turkish dictionary written by Şemsettin Sami: “At one time the tradesmen coordinated into groups !ike artists, shop keepers, quilt makers or coppersmiths ete. Trading is … Read More »

We Must Note Two Events

In a Saturday of Februaıy towards the enel of the year 1591, the people of İstanbul were horrifiecl when they sa w same of the trı..ınks openecl anel the belonging inside those trunks stolen. The Bedestan community told that this … Read More »

Inner Bedestan Mücevher

This bedestan is located in a place which can be called the middle of the Grand Bazaar. It is a building which is  surraundeel with a 1.50 meter thick wall and covered with fifteen clomes on the top. If it … Read More »

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East Has Departed West Has Went Arrived

East had departed, West haven’t arrived. The gates of Ottomans were opened to westernization, or to behave like Europeans, in 1839. But, from that gate, the trend of westernization did not flow inside !ike a flood at once. It leaked … Read More »

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Memories Of The Grand Bazaar

“You know the fountain, which you see as you go up towards Çarşıkapı from Şark Kahvesi? Since that day, I left my memories to the sound of the water in that fountain.” On which dusty shelves of yours, had I … Read More »