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The Bazaar of the Spices of the city of Istanbul (Turkey), named in Turkish language as Misir arsisi, is one of the most former bazaars of the city. It is located in the neighborhood of Eminn . It is the second biggest covered bazaar after the Great Bazaar. It was realized between the year 1663 and 1664 on order of the sultan Turhan. It was designed by the chief of the architects' court Koca Kasim Aga, but completed by the architect Mustafa in the year 1660. The bazaar forms a part of the complex of the mosque Yeni Camii besides a line of shops, a cemetery, two fountains and a school. It have a shape of "L", with the short side of 120 meters of length, perpendicular to the mosque and the long side of 150 meters parallel to it, with a total of 88 shops.

In this photo I tried to catch the diversity of textures and of colors of the spices in one of the shops of this fascinating Bazaar. Unfortunately, a photo cannot catch the scents, yet....

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El Bazar de las Especias de la ciudad de Estambul (Turqua), denominado en idioma turco como Mısır arşısı, es uno de los ms antiguos bazares de la ciudad. Se encuentra ubicado en el barrio de Eminn. Es el segundo bazar cubierto ms grande tras el Gran Bazar.
Fue realizado entre los aos 1663 y 1664 por orden del sultn Turhan. Fue diseado por el jefe de la corte de arquitectos Koca Kasım Ağa, pero completado por el arquitecto Mustafa en el ao 1660. El bazar forma parte del complejo de la mezquita Yeni Camii adems de una linea de tiendas, un cementerio, dos fuentes y una escuela.
Tiene forma de "L" con el lado corto de 120 metros de longitud, perpendicular a la mezquita y el lado largo de 150 metros paralelo a ella, con un total de 88 tiendas.

En esta foto intent captar la diversidad de texturas y de colores de las especias en una de las tiendas de este fascinante Bazar. Desgraciadamente, una foto no puede captar los aromas, todava....

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