Bookspots - Turkey – Bookbinding out of the box

Bookspots - Turkey


       Muzaffer Karaca Bookbinding Museum                                     
       2 Matbaacılar Sitesi 3NF8
       Topkapi, Istanbul

This museum shows a collection of bookbinding machines and hand tools from 1870 until early 1900.

       Happily ever paper                                    
       Tomtom Mahallesi
       Tomtom Kaptan Sokak
       No: 10 Ecole Yougoslave Apartmanı
       34433 Beyoğlu, İstanbul

Paper and stationary shop.

       Kağıthane (House of paper)  

Paper/stationary/art supply shop. 

       Museum of Innocence 

Museum about novel of Orhan Pamuk. The museum presents what the novel’s characters used, wore, heard, saw, collected and dreamed of, all meticulously arranged in boxes and display cabinets.

      Robinson Crusoe 389


      Sahaflar Çarsısı (Beyazit Book Bazaar)

Book bazaar with mostly new books but also second hand books, historical maps, ancient texts, and other rare finds. The bazaar can be found between Beyazit Mosque and the Grand Bazaar.

Balabanağa Mahallesi
      34134 Fatih, Istanbul

Museum with history of Turkish calligraphy dating back to the 13th Century. 


Art supply shop with 2 stores in Istanbul.

Hafız Mehmet Bey Sokak No:8 
      Salacak 34668 Üsküdar,  İstanbul

One of the premier marblers in the world. Making an appointment is recommended. *Recommended by Janice Kagermeier


       SEKA Kağıt Müzesi / SEKA Paper museum                                    

Situated in a former pulp and paper mill this enormous museum is dedicated to papermaking in Turkey. The museum is open since 2016.




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