The mud baths of Turkey are one of the country’s biggest attractions. Although often marketed to aid ailments caused by arthritis, professionals are yet to jump on board and confirm the claims.
The handsome Blue mosque of Istanbul, also known as the Sultan Ahmet Camii, is one of the finest buildings in Turkey, and the world. Open to everyone, whether they practise Islam or not, it is one of the top visited attractions in Istanbul and Turkey.
12 Jul 2017 posted in Culture
The growth of the Istanbul's Grand Bazaar to become one of the biggest markets in the world is a testament to its history and survival. A setting made famous when James Bond rode it on a motorbike in the film “Skyfall.” Officials received a lot of criticism for allowing Hollywood to embark on this dramatic rooftop scene.
10 Mar 2017 posted in Culture
The country of Turkey has many interesting facts to keep everyone intrigued for years. Its historical timeline would make up a full library of storybooks because of the many empires that have ruled the lands over time.
It is a true honour to be invited into a Turkish home. The Turks love to entertain and while the locals are more than adept at inviting themselves into another’s house, for foreigners, it is the ultimate peek into the culture and traditions of Turkish life.
Nothing on earth can match the rejuvenating and relaxing benefits of a traditional Turkish bath. Marble steam rooms across the country of Turkey are where this time-honoured tradition happens. Here are some of the best and most esteemed Turkish baths in the large, bustling city of Istanbul.
As the bird flies, the distance between Russia and Turkey is relatively short. You can reach either country from the other within a day’s drive by following the average 400-kilometre route through Georgia.
22 Nov 2016 posted in Culture
The provincial capital is the city of Konya, considered to be the birthplace of Islamic mysticism. Konya attracts nearly 2 million tourists a year as it is the resting place of Islamic scholar and mystic, Rumi and the place that set the foundations of Sufism, an inner mystical dimension of Islam.
Any traveller who knows Turkey well, though, will instantly testify to the magic of the Fethiye region of which Saklikent Gorge is a huge landmark. Its name translates to the hidden city, and as a major tourist destination, it is a marvel of Mother Nature.
A famous age-old proverb says “out of sight, out of mind” but this certainly does not apply to the famous Basilica Cistern of Istanbul, Turkey. A marvellous water reservoir captures overwhelming admiration from all that descend underground to see it.
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