Landmarks and interesting places in Turkey

Stories about the most interesting landmarks of Istanbul and other cities in beautiful Turkey
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Borusan Contemporary: one of Istanbul's most unusual museums

While exploring the attractions of Istanbul, I came across a very unusual art museum. The exhibition is called Borusan Contemporary. What makes this place…
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"Panorama 1453" Museum in Istanbul

The spring of 1453 completely changed the fate of ancient Constantinople: on May 29, after a prolonged siege and storming, the city was conquered by the army of…
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Ruins of Leon Trotsky's House

In my travel articles, I have repeatedly mentioned trips to the Princes' Islands. This archipelago is one of the most popular recreational destinations for…
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Heybeliada Island in Istanbul

In the midst of winter, today I suggest we virtually transport ourselves to the warm season to explore interesting places in Istanbul. However, this time, we won't…
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Theodosius Cistern in Istanbul

Undoubtedly, many of those who have been to the marvelous Istanbul have descended into the famous Basilica Cistern. Judging by the number of tourists in line to…
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Izmir: City Overview Walk

During my trip to the ancient Ephesus, my route passed through the city of Izmir, located in the western part of Turkey. I stayed here overnight, allowing me some…
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Agora of Smyrna

During my journey to the ruins of ancient Ephesus, I spent a night in the Turkish city of Izmir. While perusing the list of local museums to decide where to visit…
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Historical Elevator (Asansör) in Izmir

I've seen various landmarks during my travels to different cities and countries. Today's article can be considered unusual as it is dedicated to such an…
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Izmir Archaeological Museum

During my stroll in Izmir, I had some time to explore several landmarks of the city, including the Archaeological Museum. Today, I'll show you what I saw in its…
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Ruins of the Ancient City of Troy: How to Get There

During my travels in Turkey, I stumbled upon information that the ruins of the ancient city of Troy are located in the country. I'm sure many are familiar with its…
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Ruins of the Ancient City of Troy: History

Hi! Let's continue our journey to the ruins of the legendary city of Troy, which is known to many of us from our school textbooks. As a reminder, in the previous…
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Ruins of the Ancient City of Troy: Walk Around the Territory

Hi! I present to you the third part of my photo tour around the ruins of ancient Troy. In the first article of this series, I wrote about how to get to the city of…

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