Marmaris Marmaris:  A splendid holiday resort with a history dating back to 12 thousand BC, surrounded by a lush green forests of pine trees and the deep blue sea stretching in front More »


Kuşadası Kusadasi:Founded by the Ionians and formerly known by the name Neopolis, Kusadası has been the cradle of culture and art throughout centuries. Although the exact time of foundation of this antique More »


Cappadocia Cappadocia: the site of nature’s wonderful formations, a central Anatolian and world heritage with a history dating back to 3000 B.C This awesome geography where history and nature intertwines has been More »


Bodrum Bodrum: ’’the land of eternal blue’’, a stunning town both for its spectacular nature and variety of ruins with a history estimated to go back to the year 1000 BC. Bodrum More »


Çeşme Cesme: the sunshine of the Aegean Sea, an ancient southern town that has preserved its natural beauty as on its first day. Named originally Cyssus in the ancient time, the name More »

Kaz Mountains

Mount Ida (Kaz Dağları) Kaz Dağları: Located in the north of the Gulf of Edremit and renowned for its diversity of flora and fauna, Kaz Dağları (Kaz Mountains or Mount Ida) is More »


Milas: a town with a history dating back to 1000 BC and the second largest district of Muğla the most beautiful city of the Aegean Region, Milas is a scenic town by More »


Göcek Göcek:  A hidden corner of paradise dating back to the Lycian era. A district of Muğla province, one of the most beautiful cities of the Aegean Region, Göcek, comprised of many More »


Category Archives: Istanbul

The Princes’ Islands

The Princes’ Islands

The Princes Islands: Among the most terrific getaways, the Princes’ Islands, with a history going back to ancient times, are a classical combination of nature, sea and history. Comprised of nine islands, the Princes Islands are popular for their tranquil



Kartepe: one of Turkey’s major ski resorts welcoming visitors any season of the year, Kartepe is famous for its scenic views. Positioned on the peak of Samanlı Mountains located in Kocaeli province in the Marmara Region, Kartepe is the closest

Beyoğlu – Taksim


Beyoğlu – Taksim Beyoğlu;  the main attraction in Istanbul, where history and fashion meet in a quotidian atmosphere. With musicians you can encounter around every corner and with its colorful streets, Beyoğlu is situated at an area you must definitely

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 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


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



  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 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



  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 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 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


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


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