Photos: The Sunday Market In Beirut< < Back to
Sellers and buyers coalesce here – at the Sour Al Ahad Sunday market in Beirut, Lebanon – once a week to trade goods and services. Although the market is a mix of cultures from all over the world, recently the market has received an influx of Syrians fleeing the war in Syria. Many vendors now must attempt to sell their goods at market every week to make ends meet so that they can support their families and the cost of living in the city. Many families are left without homes and must live underneath the bridge where the market is staged.
Nicolas Tanner, a graduate student at Ohio University and a photographer for WOUB, profiled the market on his recent trip to the country.