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Bosphorus Waterside Residences

Bosphorus on Boat A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. You can see Bosphorus Waterside Residences. Short tour 12 TL (1,5 hours), long tour 20 TL (2 hours).


Topkapı Palace in Istanbul

It's colossal,great,fantastic and museum. Admission is 25 TL. Take hours to explore.
If you go to museums in Istanbul(including Topkapi Palace), I would suggest Museum Card. More information Click


81 cities of Turkey. This is a list by car plate numbers; the last 14 became ‘cities’ in/after 1989. (Click on the picture)


Belcekız Beach, Ölüdeniz (literally Dead Sea, due to its calm waters even during storms;
official translation name Blue Lagoon), Muğla


Babadağ is a mountain near Belcekız Beach,Fethiye in Muğla. It is also notable for the proximity of its summit to the sea (less than 5 km) which is one of the factors that make it particularly suitable and popular for paragliding.


Adrasan, Antalya


Alanya under the sea


Maybe you can come to Turkey's Mediterranean, Aegean region and Istanbul with Cruise Tourism.


MEDUSSAS in Basilica Cistern
That's true! It's reverse.


Basilica Cistern in Istanbul


ISTANBUL GRAND BAZAAR


Capadocia in Ürgüp/Nevşehir
A portion of The Ghost Rider 2 was taken in Capadocia


Stone Houses, Mardin


Sumela Monastery, Trabzon






PAMUKKALE TRAVERTINE


PAMUKKALE TRAVERTINE


Black roses grow only in Halfeti,Diyarbakır. How beautiful!


ZEUGMA MOSAICS in The ancient city of Zeugma, GAZİANTEP


Ottoman Miniatures 1.Prophet Muhammad’s Night Voyage (Mirac), 2.Jesus Christ, 3.16th century, 4.18th century


Ottoman Kaftans


Sultans Talismanic Shirts


Traditional Clothing
There are hundreds of different clothing. Just as an example.


Japanese lovers married according to Turkish tradition.


These clothes's name is 'bindallı'. It's usually red color and girls wear at Henna Night.


What's Henna Night?

The ceremony held one day before the wedding in the home of bride (sometimes and groom) is called the henna night. It generally takes place at the girl’s home and among women. Before, everyone play folklore and have good time. After,someone brings henna and a woman says sad folk song. Bride, her mother and others always cry. :D


Turkish wedding is as music entertainment. Marriage is very important for Turkish. A little sad. Because they're getting married live with family to that day. (Usually) (Even if 30 Years etc.) Sometimes very difficult for the bride's father or mother. They are both sad and rejoicing. :D


Sertap ERENER was the 1st Eurovision song contest.


MANGA was the second eurovision song contest.


The Turkish girls, 1000 years ago and now. it's amazing, is not?


WE, TURKS :)










There are 41 descendants of Turks in the world.
Do you know that seven of the independent Turkish state?
These are Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan ,Kyrgyzstan , North Cyprus Turkish Republic, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and TÜRKİYE.
Azeri and Turkish are very similar. If you know Turkish, you could talk to people in Azerbaijan.
DO YOU KNOW?
Islam and Christianity, Judaism worship basically the same god.
All muslims like Prophet Muhammed (s.a.w), Jesus and Moses.
All muslims like Quran, Bible, Torah.
Please, do not be fooled provocations.
Islam is a religion of peace and love, brotherhood.
Don't limit your information. Don't watch only tv. Do your research.
OK? :))


Thanks, everyone who likes and comes to Turkey.

And please, write in the guestbook. What surprised you? What are you curious about? What do you think? :)

Goodbye :)

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