The city of Mardin is memorable for tourists, yet ironically still unknown to many who live in Turkey. Its stunning architecture draws you to explore the meandering lanes and stone houses which unwind down the hillside.
Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet, and his legacy shines through in his work that transcends social boundaries caused by race, religion, and culture. Rumi was also a scholar and philosopher, founded the most famously known Mevlevi Sufi order and lived in Konya til he passed away.
Turkey hosts many of the best preserved antique theatres from the Greek and Roman civilizations in the world. The small Hellenistic Antiphellos Theater in Kaş claims one of those spots.
05 Nov 2017 posted in Culture
You do not have to be an expert in Seljuk architecture, to admire the social importance of caravanserais in Turkey. In 2000, the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism submitted the Seljuk Caravanserais from Denizli to Dogubeyazit to UNESCO for consideration to the World Heritage list.
The dormant volcano of Mount Ararat (Agri Dagi) in the eastern region of Turkey is one of the world’s most respected terrains, both historically and in the present day.
16 Sep 2017 posted in Culture
September the 13th was just an ordinary day for many people in Turkey, but for members of the history world, it was a cause for celebration. The 3rd century Roman sarcophagus of Hercules arrived back in Turkey, after a 7-year legal battle.
When it comes to an idyllic lifestyle, general society in some countries like the UK, who don’t have an ideal weather climate, promote the dream of living abroad. So what Turkey brings? Living in Turkey, expat living in Turkey and many more.. Here we narrowed it all.
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.
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