Turkey, called the cradle of civilization, is among the countries most coveted of the modern world. The fact that natural and historical beauties are unlimited has caused a lot of holiday packages. It hosts different structures from cuisine to sea, from the castles to the natural formations. There are so many varieties of holiday packages, as they host many ethnic groups. As the Ottoman reign over the years because a state governed by Islam in Turkey has created a very Islamic structure. In addition, the fact that 95% of the population was Muslim became a priority for Islamic tours.
When it comes to Islamic tours, the city of Istanbul takes on a different structure. After a great civilization such as Byzantium, the capital of the Ottoman Empire caused the creation of magnificent monuments. This city has a cosmopolitan structure that welcomes people from different worlds and allows visitors to feel at home. It combines the atmosphere of Asia and Europe together. Every point has a deep history and deep-rooted culture. There are thousands of mosques and religious buildings. With thousands of mosques spread all over the city, you can hear beautiful prayer during the day. Over four million tourists a year, you can have the opportunity to see beautiful architectures.
Even tours held in Istanbul only have the potential to affect you. As we mentioned before, this city, which is the cradle of civilizations, carries many traces of Islamic thing. The most famous of these structures is Hagia Sophia. In terms of religious tours, this structure is very important among both Muslim and Christian culture. It is also one of the most famous historical sites in Istanbul. This building, which served as a museum today, was built in 537 by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian. Following the conquest of Istanbul by Mehmed the Conqueror, it served as a mosque for a long time. It continues to serve as a church, then as a mosque and, finally, as a museum. Topkapi Palace, which is one of the administrative centers of the Ottoman Empire for centuries, has a special importance. If you are interested in the lives of the sultans, it is useful to see this structure where the most secret issues are discussed. Today, it is one of the most spectacular buildings from the Ottoman Empire. Sultan Ahmet Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque due to the blue tiles inside it, is of great importance for the Muslims, and it is quite close to the Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. The craftsmanship of the interior will amaze you. The first mosque on the European side of Istanbul was built inside the Rumeli Castle in 1452. The first grand mosque which was built in the city proper is the Eyup Sultan Mosque, while the first imperial mosque inside the city walls was the Fatih Mosque which was built on the site of the Church of the Holy Apostles, an important Byzantine church which was originally built in the time of Constantine the Great.