Istanbul Ramadan Routine Begins with Drum Beat

In a tradition dating back to the days before alarm clocks, drummers awaken the faithful in many Istanbul neighborhoods during the holy month of Ramadan so that residents have time to eat a large meal before the day-long fast.

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Jonathan Lewis is a freelance photojournalist based in Istanbul.

Istanbul Ramadan Routine Begins with Drum Beat

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