What to see in Turkey
Turkey is beautiful and unique! The quiet harbors of Turkey, the impregnable cliffs of Turkey, the fortresses of Turkey, the ruins of the old cities of Turkey, the most magnificent…

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World City
Sleeping in an air-conditioned cabin was hot and stuffy, despite the open windows. I grabbed a blanket in my arms and climbed onto the deckhouse roof, where the most intelligent…

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Istanbul in person must know
Zhekovsky lecture in the "Diamond Hand" was called "Istanbul - a city of contrasts." The largest city of Turkey, Istanbul, can indeed fit this definition - only, of course, not…

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Sights of Turkey

This is one of the oldest cities in Eurasia and the cultural capital of Turkey. The favorite city of Agatha Christie with amazing panoramas spread on the shores of two continents. The magnificent history of the capital of the four greatest empires (Roman, Byzantine, Latin, Ottoman) dates back to the 7th century BC, preserving for us a whole kaleidoscope of fascinating historical and architectural monuments: St. Sophia Cathedral (the largest Byzantine church in the world ), Topkapi Palace (the center of power of the great Ottoman Empire), the underground reservoir Erebatan 3rd century AD, the inimitable “Blue Mosque” (Sultan Ahmet mosque) – a wonderful symbol of Istanbul, Dolmabahce Palace – a delightful Osm palace complex new on the shores of the Bosphorus, the Church of St. Irina is a famous place of pilgrimage for Christians, Continue reading

Turkish cuisine

The peculiarity of Turkish cuisine is that it is impossible to single out one dominant dish in it, such as pasta in Italy or sauces in France – the national Turkish cuisine is distinguished precisely by the variety and uniqueness of the menu. According to the richness and taste of Turkish cuisine is rightfully among the top three cuisines of the world, after the French and Chinese. It is famous for its antiquity, and its diversity is due to the traditions of the food culture of the great Empire, whose borders began at the walls of Vienna and ended on the Arabian Peninsula. As a result of mixing with other nations of the region, that amazing combination of dishes and recipes that Turkish cuisine is famous for these days was formed. Continue reading

Holidays, events, festivals of Turkey

The only national secular holiday in Turkey is the Day of Youth and Sports (May 19). After all, almost 66% of the Turkish nation consists of people under the age of 35. The high percentage of young people explains the recent tendency to return to the norms of Islam (a feature of Muslim civilization is that students support the tradition there). Speaking of Turkey in general, one cannot lose sight of the fact that, despite the separation of the Church from the state in 1928, here, unlike in Russia, you will not find atheists. Continue reading

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Kusadasi - emerald of the Aegean Sea on the coast of Turkey
Tourists who are planning to go to a foreign beach resort with young children are advised to pay attention to the resort of Kusadasi and the Aegean coast of Turkey.…

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Excursions in Turkey. Excursions in Side
So, let's talk about excursions in Turkey and especially excursions from Side. There are a lot of questions: how to choose excursions, what excursions to order, how not to make…

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Five fake stars. Everyone who went and goes to Turkey is dedicated to rest ...
The first note under this title received comments and approving, and abusive. Some swore like this: hey, went to Turkey, and now he is making a public problem out of…

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Turkey, open your face!
Imagine our tourists without Turkey, just like Turkey without our compatriots, for several years now simply impossible. Our people have thoroughly mastered the Mediterranean coast: from May to October on…

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