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Witness the Old Times in Safranbolu: Witness the Old Times in Safranbolu

Safranbolu is a typical and preserved Ottoman town in the northwestern part of Turkey. With its cobbled streets, narrow passes and centuries-old houses, the town is a popular destination for tourists in Karabük. It had been on the trade route between Black Sea and big cities like Constantinople in 17th. Century. Accumulating enough wealth, local traders built beautiful mansions, not …

Witness the Old Times in Safranbolu

Safranbolu is a typical and preserved Ottoman town in the northwestern part of Turkey. With its cobbled streets, narrow passes and centuries-old houses, the town is a popular destination for tourists in Karabük. It had been on the trade route between Black Sea and big cities like Constantinople in 17th. Century. Accumulating enough wealth, local traders built beautiful mansions, not …

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.

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 town 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 accordance with classical Ottoman architecture, reached 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 …