PHOTOS: See inside the historic markets of Baghdad

Traditional Iraqi goods are at home on offer among modern stationary and arts and crafts supplies.

Souq Al-Saray, situated in Old Baghdad in a narrow street surrounded by brick domes at the end of Al-Mutanabbi Street, is one of the oldest and most famous markets in Iraq. 

The busy market, became popular for its manufacturing and trading of locally sourced leather, but in recent years has diverted its focus on trading stationary items such as books, academic material and crafts medium. 

As seen through photographs taken on behalf of the Iraq International News Agency, the market attracts people of all age groups and continues to be a focal point for Iraqi culture. The colourful stationary and toys suggest the shift in the market has been catering to a younger demographic, whilst the traditional home decor and accessories are still attracting the older generations. 

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