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CULTURAL TURKEY

Turkey constantly inhabited by great civilizations from Neolithic ages till now. For that reason culture is just like a thick wall consist of different size and shape of stones that each one of them represents one civilization. There is no acceptance to missing even the smallest one and we offer you to take a walk along that wall from the beginning till the end. With our professionally prepared programs, you will be able to move on that wall as you wish.

 

Cappadocia ToursCULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY

 

 

 

SULEYMANIYE MOSQUE

It is the best example of classics Ottoman art. Building dedicated the Ottoman Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent that his tomb is next to mosque and which is as beautiful as the mosque itself.

 

TOPKAPI PALACE

Complex of buildings consist of common areas, management parts and royal family sections. Today you can visit all this parts including Treasury, Harem and some exhibitions like clothes, porcelain & kitchen stuffs, weapons and holy relics.

 

   

UNDERGROUND CISTERN (YEREBATAN)

Water was the main problem in Istanbul and they need water to use in unfortunate days. Cisterns born with this idea and Underground cistern is the biggest and most adorned one.

 

GRAND BAZAAR AND SPICE MARKET

Bazaars are the living parts of the Ottoman traditions and outside life. This two sample are the bests in Turkey with their way and locations.

 

   

ISTANBUL ARCHEOLOGY MUSEUM

It is the richest museum in Istanbul consist of three main building, Archaeological Museum (main building), Museum of the Ancient Orient and the Museum of Islamic Art (Tiled Kiosk).

 

ANKARA MUSEUM OF ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATION

Museum has great collections of artifacts starting from 8000 BC, including first landscape paintings, idols, old graves, ornaments and reliefs remind from old civilizations that lived in Anatolia.

 

   

EPHESUS

One of the seven churches of revelation, Ephesus has great importance of standing ruins remains from 6th to 5th centuries BC. One of the seven wonders of Ancient world is in here.

 

GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM

This famous district is kind a complex consist of rock-hewn churches, monasteries ad dormitories dates back to 3rn and 4th century. Frescoes of these churches are very famous.

 

   

PAMUKKALE & HIERAPOLIS

Pamukkale (means Cotton Castle) was famous since hundred years ago and since 2nd century BC. Spa waters used for healing. Hierapolis is Hellenistic city know and count in Unesco word heritage list.

 

HARRAN

One of the oldest cities in the world continuously inhabited by people. It subjected in Holy books and its cone shape roof houses, Harran castle and First Islamic University ruins put it in the list of UNESCO world heritage.

 

   

HAGIA SOPHIA

This is only building had Imperial title for two Empire Byzantine and Ottoman. It is the first sample of this architectural plan and with size, it is still mystery that how can it be possible to finish that building in 5 years in 6th century.

 

ANTAKYA ARCHEOLOGY MUSEUM

Antakya was passage from the antique periods and for that reason each culture they left their remnants and this museum exhibits all of them in Chronologic order. It has the second biggest Mosaic collection on the world.

 

   

DOLMABAHCE PALACE

19th century building reflects the modern face of the Ottoman Empire with Ottoman Baroque and Rococo style. Crystal Staircases and Ceremonial Hall are some of the favorite parts.

 

ANI RUINS

Remnants of Armenian Kingdom, Ani ruins, along the Armenian Border, is still standing with the glory of pasts. Monumental buildings are, even badly damaged, still impressive.

         

MOST FAVORITE TOUR ROUTES

1. Istanbul - Cappadocia - Nemrut - Harran - Antakya - Istanbul

2. Istanbul - Cappadocia - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Istanbul

3. Istanbul - Ankara - Kars - Istanbul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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