Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia Turkey

Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia Turkey

Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia Turkey, The first two stories contain kitchens, storage chambers, bedrooms, dining halls, wine cellars, stables, and toilets, whereas the third and fourth stories consist of places of hiding, churches, armories, and tunnels. The tunnels form connecting links with some underground cities near Derinkuyu so that the population could save their […]

Kayseri Archaeological Museum and Kultepe Museum

Kayseri Archaeological Museum and Kultepe Museum

Kayseri Archaeological Museum and Kultepe Museum in Turkey, THE MUSEUMS OF KAYSERI Steps were taken to gather museum objects before 192 and store them in Kayseri High School. But serious work only began in Kayseri in 1930 when the Hudavend Hatun Medrese, a Seljuk period building, was repaired and turned into a museum. The number […]

Izmir Ataturk Museum and Tire Museum

Izmir Ataturk Museum and Tire Museum

Ataturk Museum and Tire Museum in Izmir, Izmir Ataturk Museum: Ataturk House and Ataturk Museum in Izmir are situated on Ataturk Boulevard in the district of Gundogdu. Ataturk House was built from 1860-1862, used as a hotel for a while, then in 1927 bought by the Izmir Municipality who presented it to Ataturk. Ataturk stayed here […]

Pergamon Museum Izmir Turkey

Pergamon Museum Izmir Turkey

Pergamon Museum, Pergamon Museum was first established in 1924 as a depot in the Bergama Acropolis. Then it moved to a new building where it was opened to the public in 1936. The museum consists of an inner courtyard surrounded by two penthouses and two rooms. In the penthouse to the left of the entrance […]

Ephesus Archaeological Museum

Ephesus Archaeological Museum

Originally Ephesus Archaeological Museum has established on the road to the ruins of Ephesus in the sub-province of Selcuk 70 km. away from Izmir. When this building became too small to hold all the objects uncovered by excavations that had been taking place since 1897, a new building was constructed which was opened to the […]

Day Trip to Cappadocia from Ankara

Kaymakli Underground City – Soganli Valley and Nevsehir (Cappadocia)

Kaymakli Underground City – Soganli Valley and Nevsehir (Cappadocia), Kaymakli and Kaymakli Underground City It is 19 km. from Nevsehir on the road to Nigde. Kaymakli is famous for its underground city. During the days when Christianity was in crisis, and torture and oppression was dominant, the believers searched for places where they could live […]

Turkey Izmir City Museums

Turkey Izmir City Museums – Chapter 2

Izmir City Museums, Works from Izmir: Marble gravestone, statue of a seated old man, small statue of Heracles, head of man and piece of a frieze, marble head of a woman, head of Aphrodite, statue of a woman, stone column capital, clay amphoras, a sarcophagus and an earthenware bath from the Hellenistic period. Works from […]

Derinkuyu and The Underground City of Cappadocia Turkey

Derinkuyu and The Underground City of Cappadocia Turkey

Derinkuyu and The Underground City of Cappadocia Turkey, Derinkuyu is a town of 5000 inhabitants attached to Nevsehir and is situated on the Nevphir-Nigde highway in Central Anatolia (elevation 1355 m.) Its distance to Nigde is 50 km. and to Nevphir 29 km. Apart from the numerous churches on the ground and the first known […]

Izmir City Museums Turkey

Izmir City Museums Turkey – Chapter 1

Izmir City Museums, The first Museum of Izmir, the historical, archaeological and cultural center of western Anatolia, was established in 1927 in the Ayavukla Church in the district of Basmahane. When the Archaeological Museum was opened in the Culture Park in 1951 the museum in Basmahane was used as a depot for some of the […]

Istanbul Chora Church (Kariye) Museum and Yedikule Museum

Istanbul Chora Church (Kariye) Museum and Yedikule Museum

Chora Church (Kariye) Museum and Yedikule Museum in Istanbul, Kariye Mosaics: The Kariye Mosaics Museum is in Kariye Mosque, a former church, which is situated by Edirnekapi in Istanbul. The church was built originally between 1118 and 1143 in the Byzantine period by Maria Dukaina and was repaired and enlarged after the Latin invasion. Most of […]