In the heart of the beautiful Aegean, reveal your senses with the sound of the birds, the rich flavor of fresh organic fruits or the heat of the fire under the blinking stars; either at The Farm or The Hillside.. Ephesus Lodge Hotel

Ephesus lodge is a hotel concept where a variety of comfortable and unique accommodations are offered at the beautiful Kirazli village of Turkey. Located just 10 minutes away from the World-famous ancient city of Ephesus , Ephesus Lodge is in the heart of nature and off the beaten track. More »

Bursa whose name comes from Purissias, the King of antique Bithynia is a large city center located at north east of Uludag.

Bursa whose name comes from Purissias, the King of antique Bithynia is a large city center located at north east of Uludag. This city which is renowned with its hot water spas is at the same time a significant center of winter sports of Marmara Region. More »

Istanbul embraces two continents with one arm reaching out to Asia and the other to Europe.

Istanbul Sunset Fishermen in Istanbul Dolmabahce Palace Topkapi Palace Ortakoy Mosque, Istanbul Sultanahmet Mosque, (Blue Mosque) Sultanahmet Mosque, (Blue Mosque) Rumeli Hisari, (Rumelian Fortress) Archeology Museum, Istanbul Aereal View of Istanbul Golden Horn, Istanbul Topkapi Palace, More »

The province of Mugla features the popular resort cities of Bodrum, Marmaris, Datca, Koycegiz and Fethiye.

Bodrum is a district belongs to Mugla province. This settlement had been founded by Dorics in Archaic ages; at the same time this city is known that Heredot the father of History had been born and grown up in this city. More »

The province of Mugla features the popular resort cities of Bodrum, Marmaris, Datca, Koycegiz and Fethiye.

The province of Mugla features the popular resort cities of Bodrum, Marmaris, Datca, Koycegiz and Fethiye. Beautiful resorts, comfortable hotels and motels, cozy guest houses, More »

Antalya is a pretty, historically rich city that has beeen located in south of Turkey on Mediterranean shore.

Antalya is a pretty, historically rich city that has beeen located in south of Turkey on Mediterranean shore. It has been keeping the speciality that it has been an important trade center from the past untill today. The historical origin of Antalya is as old as that of humanbeing. At the south of the city, the archeological excavations and researches which have been carried out in Karain Cave in Şam Mountain located in foot of Toros Mountains from 1946 untill today, have achieved to bring to light numerous quite rich finds belong to Paleolitic and Neolitic ages. More »

 

Category Archives: Istanbul

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia, is the first large church of Christian universe. After the conquest of Istanbul by the Ottoman Empire, it had been used as mosque and it has kept its value among all important mosque of Islam universe. This church

Istanbul

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  Istanbul is one of the most beutiful cities of the world and it had been the capital city of two great emperorship such as the Byzantines and the Ottomans for the passing history. It has comprised more than 500

Suleymaniye Mosque

Suleymaniye Mosque

The magnificent Suleymaniye Mosque has been located on one of the hills which is one of the seven hills of Europe side. It had been constructed by the architect Mi mar Sinan by the commands of Kanuni Sultan Suleyman in

Dikilitas /Obelisks

Dikilitas -Obelisks

At the place of Byzantine Hippoddrome, namely in front of mavi Mosque on Sultanahmet Square of today. There is also an Egyptian obelisk have been raised up. This obelisk has been constructed by Egyptian famous Pharoah III. Tutmosis for a

Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace

The construction of the small lodges of the palace had been started in 1462 by Fatih Sultan Mehmet and the largest portion of the palace had been finished in 1578. This palace have been composed of a huge complex. There

Rumelihisari Rumeli Castle

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Rumelihisari (Rumelian Castle) has been placed on the best point of the Bosporus which connects the Black Sea to Marmara Sea. The castle has been constructed by the commands of Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1452, one year before the conquest

MARMARA REGION ATRACTIONS

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  ART, CULTURE, AND ENTERTAINMENT Cicek Pasaji, Istanbul Istanbul also has a rich program of light entertainment. Nightclubs provide splendid entertainment throughout dinner, ranging from a selection of Turkish songs to belly-dancing. Alongside these are modem discos, cabarets, and jazz

MARMARA REGION LANDSCAPES

MARMARA REGION LANDSCAPES

  MARMARA REGION LANDSCAPES Sunset in Istanbul     Kiz Kulesi, Istanbul                 Misir Carsisi (Spice Bazaar)     Rumeli Hisari (Rumelian Fortress)                       Burgaz Island                 Golden Horn, istanbul     Cicek Pasaji (Flower Lane)                          Balik Pazari          Kapali Carsi (Covered Bazaar)     Horse-drawn carriages, Buyukada

MARMARA REGION MUSEUMS

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  The Basilica of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), now called the Ayasofya Museum, is unquestionably one of the finest buildings of all time. Built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, its immense dome rises 55 meters above the

THE MARMARA REGION

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  THE MARMARA REGION A fast highway connects Istanbul with Izmit, the capital of Kocaeli province. An important city in Roman times known as Nicomedeia, it is now a prosperous industrial center. The restored Saatci Efendi Konak, a typical 18th-century Ottoman mansion, now serves as theEthnography

ISTANBUL

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Istanbul embraces two continents with one arm reaching out to Asia and the other to Europe. Through the city’s heart -the Bosphorus- run the waters of the Black Sea, the Sea of Marmara and the Golden Horn. Sunset, Istanbul The former capital of

Basilica Cistern

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One of the magnificent historical structures of Istanbul is Baslilica Cistern in the southwest of Hagia Sophia. The esnormous undergroung cistern was built by Byzantine Emperor I.Justinianus and thanks to marble columns rising from the water level and seeming like

Museums in Turkey

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Turkey, which honors the many civilizations, has a value of museums and ruins. Do not forget that the Hittites, movement, Urartians in Anatolia and lived the principles and applications made under the Hellenistic civilization western Anatolia. Turkey is the country

Istanbul

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Tourists Istanbul is centred on Sultanahmet Square. The great momuments of two empires,the Hagia to a colourful touristville of cafes,small hotels,carpet shops and antique dealers.Twenty years ago this used to be no man’s land; now it is a pleasant, and