The Grand Bazaar of İstanbul Will Undergo Restoration Work

The Mayor of Istanbul’s Fatih District, Mustafa Demir, has indicated that the historic Grand Bazar will be restored. According to the authorities the project could last about 5 years due to the level of complexity and the cost of the restorations would be around the $55 million. The Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar is one of the […]

The Mayor of ’s Fatih District, Mustafa Demir, has indicated that the historic Grand Bazar will be restored. According to the authorities the could last about 5 years due to the level of complexity and the cost of the restorations would be around the $55 million.

The Istanbul’s is one of the oldest and largest markets in the world. Its construction started after the conquest of Constantinople by the Sultan Fatih Mehmet II and the building was completely finished during the 18th century. It is also one of the most-visited tourist attractions in the city (around 300,000 visitors per day).

 

Grand Bazaar Istanbul Inside

 

Many tea houses and shops are looking forward to the due to the conditions of some parts of the bazaar, especially the rooftop requires attention.

 

Grand Bazaar İstanbul Roof

 

The project will start during this month and may restrict the access to some areas of the bazaar.




Photo Credits: Tania & Artur, Aram Kudurshian, Kristal Dale




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