Bodrum Castle

Bodrum Castle

Built as the Castle of St. Peter by the Knights Hospitaller in 1402, Bodrum Castle is one of World’s best preserved monuments. It is located in the city of Bodrum and built under the supervision of German Knight Architect Heinrich Schlegelholt. In order to consolidate the castle, squared green volcanic stone along with marble columns […]

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Mount Nemrut

Mount Nemrut

Mount Nemrut is a 7,001 ft high mountain located 40 km north of Kahta, where upon the summit large statues are erected. A tomb sanctuary edged by large statues probably 8-9 m high was built on the mountain top by King Antiochus in 62 BC which featured the King himself, several Greek, Armenian and Iranian […]

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Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul

Primary Residence of Ottoman Sultans for close to 400 years, Topkapi Palace is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey constructed during 1459. The palace is a major tourist landmark in Turkey and accommodates some of the important holy relics of the Muslim. It is also a World Heritage Site designated by UNESCO as the best […]

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Basilica Cistern

Yerebatan Sarayi (Basilica Cistern)

There are several hundreds of ancient cisterns that lay underneath the city of Istanbul but the largest of them all is Basilica Cistern. Built in 6th century 500 feet southwest of Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern is an Underground Chamber of approx. 453 ft. by 212 ft. The cistern was converted from a great Basilica constructed between […]

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque

Blue-Mosque-Istanbul

Built from 1609 to 1616 by Sedefkâr Mehmed Ağa, Sultan Ahmed Mosque is a historic mosque is Istanbul, Turkey. It serves as the principle mosque of Istanbul and is generally called as the Blue Mosque because of the Blue Tiles embellish the walls of its interior. Still today, Sultan Ahmed Mosque is used a mosque […]

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Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Established in 537 as a Greek Church and later used as an Imperial Mosque, Hagia Sppia is now a museum in Istanbul Turkey. From 537 to 1453 it was used as an Eastern Orthodox Cathedral whereas it was used as a mosque from 1453 to 1931 and from 1935 it is opened as a museum. […]

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Library of Celsus

Library at Ephesus

Library of Celsus was built in honor of Roman Senator Julius Celsus, a popular local citizen who become consul in 92 AD and governor of Asia in 115 AD, in 135 AD by his son Julius Aquila. It is an ancient Roman building located in Emohesus Turkey. The aim of building the library was to […]

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Goreme

Goreme-Turkey

Goreme is a town in Cappadocia which was an ancient historic field of Turkey. The town is placed among the fairy chimney rock formations which were formed as a result of wind of water erosion of two contrasting volcanic coverings. Goreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, located in Goreme, are World Heritage […]

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Pamukkale

Pamukkale-Turkey

Pamukkale meaning “Cotton Castle” in Turkish, is a natural site located in Turkey’s Inner Aegean Region famous for its white terraces in River Menderes valley. Terraces are built up of travertine, carbonate minerals left by flowing water. The ancient Greco-Roman and Byzantine city of Hierapolis which is 8,860 ft. long, 1970 ft. wide and 525 […]

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