ALL ABOUT TURKEY
Turkey is a modern country with a captivating blend of antiquity and contemporary and East and West. Get interesting information about Turkey and read up on our history, culture and art, nature and geography, traditional culinary culture, real Turkish lifestyle and more. All you need to know about Turkey and beyond.
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Istanbul is the ultimate enigma - a bridge between Europe and Asia, it has drawn from both for centuries - a fascinating tapestry, perfect for exploration. Discover the Aya Sofya also known as the Hagia Sofia which was first a Byzantine church then became a mosque and is now a museum. Nearby is the architectural masterpiece, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, known to travelers as the Blue Mosque. Among the cities many cultural delights is the Sema ritual practiced by the Sufi Mevlevi order, also known as the Whirling Dervishes. To relax, don't miss a visit to a hamam, a spa-like experience popularized by the Ottomans in the fifteenth century.
– August 20, 2021
Ready to explore Cappadocia with its story of years of cultural heritage? We invite you to an inspiring journey with the narration of Dr. Oz! Turkish Airlines
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- July 21, 2021
Grand Bazaar : Inside the oldest Market in the world - Istanbul , Turkey What's inside the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul ? Let's find out.... The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops. This is also the most visited landmark in the world with over 300,000 tourists visiting every day. The Grand bazaar is definitely a must visit place in Istanbul. It seems to have all the shopping that you may need, and very popular for fake designer clothes, antiques, carpets, textiles, spices, Turkish tea, Turkish delight, souvenirs, Turkish lamps, and Turkish food. You could basically spend all day shopping ! FMI Productions
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Turkey is a big country full of different cultures, wonderful people and amazing things to see. And within all the beauty, there is also a bucket load of weird hidden places that you may not have known where hiding there. So, in order to get to know the place better, we bring you these 10 Weird places hidden in Turkey Destination Tips –
Nov 20, 2019
Explore Turkey | This cinematic short film showcases some of the most beautiful landscapes and city experiences Turkey has to offer. Video footage was obtained from content creators across the globe.
Turkish Street Food Tour in Istanbul is Really Enjoyable and Delicious! Turkish Food is very diverse and different cities in Turkey have their own cuisine. However, some of the most delicious Turkish dishes have become more popular You can find restaurants with different foods and flavors in any area of Istanbul From Doner Kebab, a variety of Turkish kebabs, delicious pastries such as baklava as well as street sandwiches that you can find in many parts of Istanbul Turkey is famous for its delicious kebabs and is a paradise for kebab and meat lovers One of the entertainments on a trip to Istanbul can be the Turkish Food tour When you go for a walk on the streets of Istanbul, you will be hungry to see the many restaurants and the tempting smell of food Feel the World
– June 17, 2021
Explore the early days of the Ottoman Empire, as shrewd political rulers grew the principality into an intercontinental empire. -- In the late 13th century, Osman I established a small principality sandwiched between a crumbling Byzantine Empire and a weakened Sultanate of the Seljuk of Rum, in what is now Turkey. In just a few generations, this territory had outmaneuvered more powerful neighbors to become the vast Ottoman Empire. What enabled its rapid rise? Mostafa Minawi details the early days of the Ottomans. Ted-Ed
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Overlooking the valley dotted with fairy chimneys, this pit stop boasted a souvenir shop as well as a cafe. Situated nearby was a tree strewn with blue evil eyes. Cappadocia, Kapadokya / Turkey: April 2017
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