Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses

Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses in Turkey Shopping is an indispensable part of our daily life. Outlet shops have become the addresses for cheaper shopping. Many brands manufacture cheaper products especially for their outlets. List of some outlet center Click More »


Balıkesir: Blessed with numerous islands where lush green forests stretch along the shores of the infinite sea, Balıkesir province is also the habitat of abundant olive groves. Founded by the Mysians in ancient times, Balıkesir has been one of the Click More »


Amasya:  The city where the Sultans’ sons were educated and the legendary city where Ferhad had to mine the mountains to reunite with his beloved Shirin, Amasya has been one of the major cities of many civilizations since the ancient Click More »


Mersin Mersin: One of the warmest and most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean region that can be visited for its authentic flavors and beautiful beaches any time of the year. Mersin is one of the most developed cities of the Click More »


Burdur Burdur: Located in the western part of the Mediterranean Region, Burdur is a major city where scenic beauties meet with historical archaeology Settled for the first time in 7000 BC, Burdur has been home to many civilizations and ancient Click More »


Yalova: Surrounded by the Marmara Sea, Yalova is a peaceful and relaxing city rich in thermal springs and abundant nature. It is estimated that Yalova was founded in the 7th century BC by Bithynians from Thrace. Yalova is rich in Click More »


Karabük Karabük is situated on an important trade route between Amasra on the coast and central Anatolia. Karabük is a town and the capital district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Karabük was built in the 1930s as the seat of the iron and steel Click More »

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The unequaled works of art and remains belonging to the many civilizations and societies that left their mark in Turkey are preserved across the centuries to welcome today’s visitors. Shedding light into history, far and recent, this legacy is well-preserved Click More »

Winter Sports

Turkey, which attracts the attention with different scenic beauties every season, offers the most beautiful ski slopes in winter. The Skiing centers of Anatolia welcome many winter sports enthusiasts and offer slopes that are suitable for a variety of winter Click More »

Water Sports

The crossroads of Europe and Asia surrounded by the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and Aegean and Marmara seas, Turkey is the heart of water sports. Turkey is a peninsula awaiting its visitors to explore the seas of magnificently unique regions. Click More »

Outdoor Sports

For the active tourist Turkey has many mountains that offer winter sport activities . The mountains offer wonderful winter sports like skiing, mountain climbing and hiking. Enjoy the winter sports by checking out some of the to climbing sites such Click More »

Alternative Tourism

Alternative tourism options appeal to a wide range of holiday makers who are looking for options other than the classic holiday! Turkey offers a variety of alternatives and services ranging from eco-tourism as a means to commune with nature to Click More »

Antique Cities

Home to the world’s earliest settlements and numerous civilizations ranging from the tiniest of communities to the greatest of empires, Anatolia invites you to discover its ancient cities. Aphrodisias With a history dating back to 5000 BC, the ancient city Click More »


Ephesus Ephesus; one of the most important regions of Izmir and Turkey and the most famous Greek city of the ancient times with a heritage dating back to 6 thousand BC The ancient city of Ephesus located close to Seljuk, Click More »


Alanya Alanya; one of nature’s most generous regions located by in front of the Toros mountains by the Mediterranean Sea and the hub of many civilizations throughout the centuries Located on a peninsula reaching into the in the Mediterranean Sea, Click More »


Uzungöl Uzungöl: Located within the province of Trabzon, one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Black Sea Region, Uzungöl, with its lush green nature and calm water, peacefully lies within a valley.   Uzungöl is the lake that also Click More »

Historical Peninsula

Historical Peninsula Historical Peninsula: A historical region which has flourished over the centuries since its earliest settlement, the Historical Peninsula hosts invaluable monuments of bygone civilizations. Also called Suriçi (Walled City) the area was founded in 685 BC and named Click More »


Selçuk Selçuk:  Center of many civilizations since ancient times, both sacred and historic region and the open air museum of Izmir. Selçuk, with a history dating back to 6000 BC, abounds in valuable artifacts illustrative of the culture and architecture Click More »


Safranbolu Safranbolu:  A dreamy town of historical significance, Safranbolu is located in the Black Sea Region and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, Safranbolu, with a history dating back to ancient times, has been one Click More »

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

Hagia Sophia pictures

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 which is still standing as hard as nails today, have been started to be constructed by the command of Emperor I. Justinianus in 532 B.C. and its construction had been completed on the date of 17 December 537 and then it has been opened for religious worship activities. Thousands of workers have been occupied during its occupation. Hagia Sophia has an area of 7570 m2 and its dome containing 40 windows has an altitude of 55 m from the base. The weight of the dome has been distributed over to other columns by using four feet called as filpaye. The mosaics that have covering the walls and ceiling of the church has an area of 1600 m2 nevertheless most of the mosaics have been poured out and lost from the past untill today. On the date of 29 May 1453 after the conquest of the city by Turks, Fatih Sultan Mehmet the Ottoman prince had commanded the transformation of the church into a mosque, then the church had been immediately put into service as a mosque. Because of the high respect and faith of the Ottomans to other two great Religions the mosaics have never been pulled out from its original places. In contrast, they have been covered them by plastering with lime Therefore, the mosaics of Hagia Sophia has been maintained for passing centuries. “Allah” and “Muhammed” names are read on two big circular panels which stand on two sides of Absid part. Omer, Osman, Ebu-bekir and Ali names which are the Four Caliphs have been written on other circular panels. On the upper gallery of the Church; namely on first flat of the church, there are some compositions that show the famous Empress Zoe who had shifted three husbands and her third mate constantin Monamakos; and also show Emperor II. Jean Comnenos and his wife Irene. In addition to that, on again the same flat worldwide famous scene called as “Deisis” or “Dua” which have been composed of the mosaics of Jesus, the Virgin Mary and Baptizer Yahya, is one at the most important places that have been to be visited. The building located on a corner of the garden of the church contains the tombs of Sultan II. Selim, III. Mehmet, III. Murat and their wifes and their children and it has been once used as the baptistery part of the church. Hagia Sophia, which is the crowned building and has the highest prestige among the buildings in Istanbul, has been transformed into a museum by the commands of Ataturk in the year of 1934.