Istanbul

Aynali Kavak Kasri

Aynali Kavak Kasri

Aynali Kavak Kasri that embellished the Golden Horn shores for three centuries and now is known as the Aynalikavak Kasri, is the only example that can be reached today from the group of a structure known as “Ayanalikavak Palace” or “Tersane Palace” during the Ottoman Empire. According to the information from the historical sources that introduced Istanbul, the area was …

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Arasta Bazaar in Sultanahmet

What is Arsta? As a kind of word that we will not encounter very often in everyday life, Usually means the market in which the sale of the same kind of products is made. Over time, different kinds of products have been added to these markets and it has begun to lose its meaning slowly. Nevertheless, he never lost his …

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German Fountain

German Fountain / Istanbul

German Fountain is a historical fountain in Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul opposite the Sultan Ahmed Tomb. German Emperor II. Wilhelm`s gift to Istanbul and Sultana II. Abdülhamit Han. It was built in Germany and was replaced in 1901 in Istanbul. Neo-Byzantine is a fountain in the basilica; It is decorated with gold mosaic inside. The German Fountain was dedicated to …

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Topkapı Palace

Topkapi Palace

The palace is one indispensable point of Places to visit in Istanbul for curious travelers to history and architecture. The Topkapi Palace is fascinating to visitors with its splendor for centuries. In the first years of the Republic, it became one of the biggest palace-museums in the world. Topkapi is waiting for you with its sections designed with architectural understanding …

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Taksim

Taksim

Beyoglu and Taksim, meeting place and heart of Istanbul; culture, art, entertainment center, round-the-clock busy. Everyone has a different definition for Beyoğlu. Everyone also has a different memory of Taksim Square. When you say Beyoğlu, İstiklal Avenue comes to your mind first, and later crowded. People flood into Istiklal everywhere in the world.  You dive into the crowd in Istiklal …

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The Basilica Cistern

Basilica Cistern

The Basilica Cistern fascinates everyone because of the mystical air. It is one of the most special places of İstanbul with its extraordinary structure. It is considered to be among the oldest and magnificent constructions which year of built based on the Byzantine period. While visiting the cistern, you can improve your knowledge of history and find peace in a …

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Şile

Şile / Istanbul

Şile is one of the best destinations for tourists located in the Black Sea shoreline of Istanbul. It is about 60 kilometers away from Istanbul and for this reason, those who come on weekdays are in excessive demand via those who stay here. The identity Şile means wild plant life in Ancient Greek. Şile is one of the best spots …

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Süleymaniye Mosque

Suleymaniye Mosque

The Süleymaniye Mosque, which Mimar Sinan says “my journeyman work“, is viewed as one of the most outstanding works of the classical architectural fashion of the Ottoman Empire. The extraordinary shape on a hill dominating the Istanbul Historical Peninsula suggests a super interest and the use of development strategies which can be viewed as pretty superior compared to the length at …

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Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque - Sultanahmet Mosque

The Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii) has been named as one of the most profitable examples of Turkish-Islamic architecture due to the glamorous designs that decorate its internal walls. The structure, which brings a totally new point of view to the Ottoman mosque tradition with its architectural appreciation preferred in the beginning, is one of the stops to be considered inside …

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Rumeli Fortress

Rumeli Fortress

Fatih Sultan Mehmet is the evidence of how serious the conquest of Istanbul is in Rumeli Fortress. Having watched the throat with a protector for thousands of years collectively with the twins, the fortress progressively left this obligation and grew to become an area where the humans of the area had been sheltered first and then the cultural businesses had …

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