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Grand Hotel de Londres and Its History

In the 19th century, when the Ottoman Empire was heavily influenced by innovation and westernization, Beyoğlu formed a Western class called the Levantines.

Best Itineraries for Retirees: Best Itineraries for Retirees

It is not surprising that many retired Europeans live in Turkey, especially around the Mediterranean region, as the cost of living is low and the atmosphere is pleasant. If you are just a visiting retiree, reward yourself for your years of work by spending some time in Turkey. For this purpose, we are presenting to you the most beautiful, economic, …

Yozgat City Guide: Yozgat City Guide

Located in Central Anatolia, Yozgat is one of the historic cities that stands out with its unique atmosphere and culture. Yozgat, which has a history of 5000 years, was transformed into a city in the period of the Hittites and was known as the Bozok sanjak during the Ottoman period. Yozgat is adjacent to Tokat, Amasya and Çorum in the …

Karabük City Guide: Karabük City Guide

Until 1937, a small neighborhood connected to Safranbolu, which is now a province, became a center of attraction. Karabük Iron and Steel Factory opened in 1937 and registered as the 78th province of our country in 1995. Although Safranbolu is the city of Karabük, it is a prominent settlement dating back to 3000 BC, Byzantine, Seljuk and finally Ottoman civilization …

Mevleviyeh* in Turkey

Mevleviyeh started with Mevlânâ Celâleddin Rûmi during the Seljuk period. Later, Mevleviyeh spread from Anatolia all over the country during the Ottoman period. After the death of Mevlânâ Celâleddin Rûmi in 1273, his son Sultan Veled systematized his father’s thoughts and created semâ ceremonies. In fact, this has been regarded as a religious order and the name of the dervishes …

Bird Houses of Ottomans

The history of bird houses goes way back. The construction of bird palaces and houses, which has been developing since the 15th century in accord with classical Ottoman architecture, reaching different aesthetic dimensions through the 19th century. In fact, the purpose of making bird palaces is to provide shelter to freely flying birds, to protect them from burning sun and …