by Ann Marie Mershon & Edda Renker Weissenbacher
Çitlembik / Nettleberry Publications, 2009.
Istanbul teems with history, architecture, and culture. You’ll discover them for yourself as you follow these roules through the seldom-explored streets around Istanbul’s famous bazaars: The Grand Bazaar and the Egyptian Spice Bazaar. Edda Renker Weissenbacher has wandered the bazaar district for decades. Amassing a wealth of knowledge about these fascinating back streets. Ann Marie Mershon’s photos enhance the authors’ detailed descriptions of over 80 enchanting sites along these self-guided walks. Follow one or all four- and become familiar with the city’s historical hans, mosques, and bazaars. Prepare to be beguiled by your excursion into ancient Istanbul. (from the back cover of the book).