TAG: Istanbul

Istanbul, Süleymaniye Mosque

Istanbul, Süleymaniye Mosque
One of the most fascinating and interesting destinations of Istanbul is Süleymaniye Mosque. It is located on the Third Hill, overlooking the Golden Horn; it was built during Ottoman Empire,… READ MORE

Istanbul, Galata Tower

Istanbul, Galata Tower
Galata Tower is one of the most magnificent monuments of Istanbul. It is located in Galata district, just to the north of the so-called Golden Horn, the inlet which separates… READ MORE

Istanbul, Dolmabahçe Palace

Istanbul, Dolmabahçe Palace
One of the most majestic and elegant palaces of Istanbul is Dolmabahçe Palace, which was the residence of the Sultan Abdul Mejid I between 1843 and 1856. The building stands… READ MORE

Istanbul, Valens Aqueduct

Istanbul, Valens Aqueduct
Valens Aqueduct has always been one of the most important structures of Istanbul. It is located in Atatürk Bulvari, and what we can admire today are its remains. It was… READ MORE

Typical food of Istanbul

Typical food of Istanbul
Turkish cuisine is one of the best in the world; if you are planning to visit Istanbul, you should try the many local specialties! The city offers a huge range… READ MORE

Istanbul: Lokums

Istanbul: Lokums
Every city has its obligatory culinary destination. If you were to choose one for Istanbul, this would probably be a Lokum shop. These very typical sweets is loved by millions… READ MORE

Istanbul, the Museum of Calligraphy

Istanbul, the Museum of Calligraphy
The term does not indicate calligraphy writing itself, but the writing gives a sense of beauty. Calligraphy, in fact, derives from the greek κάλος beauty and γραφία handwriting, that is-beautiful… READ MORE

Istanbul, the coffee museum

Istanbul, the coffee museum
"A cup of coffee is remembered for 40 years" says a turkish byword and, in fact, in Turkey and the Arab countries, the coffee is prepared according to a slow… READ MORE

Istanbul. The districts of Faith, Fener and Balat

Istanbul. The districts of Faith, Fener and Balat
The Istanbul that is offered to tourists is an almost contrived city, that hides its true nature, and seems to ignore the presence of neighborhoods that instead represent the true essence of… READ MORE

Istanbul. The most beautiful mosques

Istanbul. The most beautiful mosques
If the Blue Mosque is the most popular in Istanbul, it is equally true that there are many more, each of which stands out for its own particular beauty. For example Suleymanye Camii Mosque, dating… READ MORE