House of Virgin Mary

House of Virgin Mary, İzmir Selcuk Tagi Bulbuldan is the mother of Jesus’ mother. The church believed to have been with Jean (John). It is a place of pilgrimage for Christians. Until today, there are visits by the popes. It is thought that the grave of Mary is also in the Bulbul. There is a […]

Underground Cistern

In the Depth of History One of Istanbul’s magnificent historical constructions is the Basilica Cistern located on the south-west of Hagia Sophia. Built by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I. Justinian (527-565), this large underground cistern was named as the “Yerebatan Palace” among the public due to the marble columns that rose from the water and […]

Topkapi Palace Harem Tour

Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace is one of the most established palaces of Saraydar and the Ottoman Empire built as a residence by Fatih Sultan Mehmet between 1459 and 1465. The palace was built not as a single building, but as four large courtyards and pavilions, reflecting the nomadic and tent culture of the Ottoman Empire. The palace […]

Princes Islands Istanbul

Princess Islands

The Istanbul Islands, known as Islands in Turkey, are the archipelago of the Marmara Sea on the Asian coast, south-east of the southern tip of the Bosphorus. The islands are the maritime neighborhoods of Istanbul, the ancient Byzantine Constantinople, the great metropolis of the Bosphorus. The archipelago consists of nine islands, but the ones outside […]

Dolmabahce Palace

Information about Dolmabahçe Palace The area where the palace is located is one of the coaches of the Ottoman Navy which was first anchored in the 4th and 5th centuries, and some maritime festivals start to take place over time. With its becoming a marsh, the 1800s start to be filled in years and become […]

Chora Church

It is in Edirnekapı district in Istanbul. The meaning of the word Kariye (Khora) came to mean rural, out of town in ancient Greek. There is a chapel outside the walls of a very old castle in the sources. Instead of this chapel, the first Khora Church Iustinianos was reconstructed. Composed of various additions and […]

Istanbul Camlica Hill

Camlica Hill

Çamlıca Tepesi is the name given to the two highest hills of Istanbul. This area, which is divided into small and large Camlica Hills, is one of the beautiful places to enjoy the city view in Istanbul. Büyük Camlica has a municipality-run restaurant, cafés and green areas, and Küçük Çamlıca has a grove of Topkapı, […]

Byzantine City Walls

Istanbul Walls are city walls built around Byzantine time around Istanbul. The city walls around Istanbul were built in the 7th century, and they were destroyed and rebuilt four times. It’s after the final construction of MS 408. II. During the time of Theodosius (408-450), the city walls of Istanbul stretched along the Golden Horn […]

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Bosphorus

Istanbul Bosphorus – Introduction – Information The name given to the waterway that connects the Bosphorus, the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. Istanbul separates Rumeli (Europe) and Anatolia (Asia) from each other. Its length is 32 kilograms flat. The lengths of the shores occur when the incisions and protrusions join the calculator. Rumeli […]

Blue Mosque Istanbul Guided Tours

Blue Mosque

SULTAN AHMET MOSQUE SUMMARY One of the most important works of the 17th century, the Blue Mosque is a masterpiece built within the architectural sense of Mimar Sinan. After Sinan, architect Sedefkâr Mehmet Aga, who handled the legacy of Turkish architecture, rose in his hands. As it is known, the Sultan Ihmet I was a […]