Istanbul Public Transport With Metro

Istanbul Public Transport With Metro 2017 Istanbul is an expanding city. There are currently two airports, the third one is under construction. There used to be two bridges to cross over the Bosphorus but nowadays a new one has been just completed and opened to service. Many new metro lines, undersea passenger metros (Marmaray) are…

Greatest Mosque Of Istanbul: Süleymaniye Mosque

Süleymaniye Mosque Of Istanbul Süleymaniye is more than a mosque, it’s a historical symbol of the Turkish history. The Süleymaniye Mosque unites the two foremost figures of Ottoman History: Sultan Süleyman and Architect Sinan. One representing the best of the local arts and the other utmost power of political strenght. Ottoman mosques are usually not just…

Beauty Of Istanbul’s Bosphorus

Beauty Of Istanbul’s Bosphorus People of Istanbul enjoy the spectacular view of Istanbul. They prefer to get a ferry to commute between the Asia and Europe and they enjoy this beauty almost everyday. Istanbul is such a busy city, with a lot of traffic jam. Inhabitants contantly complaining about living in this bustling city. “The…

Short Istanbul Tour With Nice Photos

Short Istanbul Tour With Nice Photos Istanbul is an impressive city located in the Eastern Europe or Middle East. It’s a great place to visit for the photographers. I am an Istanbulier and I love taking photographs too. So here is my photos of beautiful Istanbul city. Topkapı Palace Topkapı Palace used to be the residence of…

Ortaköy Trendy Village At Bosphorus

Ortaköy Trendy Village At Bosphorus Ortaköy is a trendy place located along the Bosphorus shore. It has a cozy atmosphere and it is well-known for the nice cafeteries and restaurant that lines along the waterfront. Locals also like Ortaköy for its nice seaside view and atmosphere, ideal for coming to stroll around and having a…

Sultan Suleiman The Magnificent Of Ottoman Empire

Sultan Suleiman The Magnificent Of Ottoman Empire Sultan Suleyman ruled the Ottoman Empire for 46 years, from 1520 to 1566. He is granted a long life and at the same time he became the ruler at the age of 25. He was the 10th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and luckier than most of the previous…

Grand Bazaar Shopping Advices

Grand Bazaar Shopping Advices The Grand Bazaar, one of the biggest and oldest marketplace in the world accommodating more than 3000 shops, is more than just a sightseeing place. Ever since the Istanbul became Ottoman Capital, it has been bustling with activity. The Ottoman Ruler Fatih Sultan Mehmed constructed the first building in the Bazaar which is…

Empire Of Great Seljuk Turks

Empire Of Great Seljuk Turks Map, Army, Flag, Symbol In Medieval 11th century, the Seljuk Turks of Asia, created a strong rule in Isfahan and Asia Minor that developed a great culture. The Seljuk Turks (Selçuklular) were a Turkish tribe from Central Asia. They marched to Persia (1037) and set up a glorious state with Isfahan as their main capital. Renamed by modern historians as the…

Top Sightseeing Places In Istanbul

Top Sightseeing Places In Istanbul These are the sights you are recommended to see in Istanbul, ranked in order of significance and ease of access. Luckily, the first six sights are very close to each other near Sultanahmet Area. You can visit them on your own, or you can hire a private tour guide to see…