Turkish culture. Traditions of Turkey. Turkish cuisine
Ottoman literature and court music of Turkey were mostly religious in nature and sounded pompous and sad for the western ear. The visual arts were limited by the requirements of…

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Turkey. Temples - the pride of Turkey
On the issue of faith and tolerance. Very relevant - in the light of recent shelling and the complete destruction of the statues of the Buddha. “I don’t know a…

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Turkey. Izmir Historical monuments in Izmir.
Izmir, the second most important city of Turkey, and neighboring resorts on the Aegean Sea coast is a popular summer holiday destination for Ukrainians. Some of them, resting on the…

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in today’s Turkey

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

Cappadocia
Central Anatolian region of Turkey, Cappadocia has one of the most intriguing landscapes in the world. These are strange volcanic tuff pillars known as the “Magic Chimneys”. Here, to the…

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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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Turkey: Asian Europe. Study in turkey
There is one country that successfully combines Eastern traditions and a completely European way of life. This is Turkey. Turkey is inconceivably beautiful, diverse and overflowing with historical and architectural…

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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…

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