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The Magnificent History Behind Istanbul Archaeology Museum

Archeological Museum, one of the important historical places in Istanbul, Turkey's first museum. Approximately one million works brought from the lands captured by the Ottoman Empire are exhibited in this museum. This is actually a museum complex. In addition to the archeology museum, the Old Oriental Works Museum and Tiled Pavilion are also located in this complex.

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Minimal Pleasures: Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Istanbul Once Again

Beautiful Istanbul… A bridge between two continents. A city with over 8000 years long history where the eastern and western cultures join together, creating a melting pot. Throughout the history, Istanbul has witnessed many victories, wars, happiness and even sadness. Therefore, this wise city is full of emotions and memories in every single side of it.

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5 Istanbul Mosques You Should Know About

While the architectural jewel of the world, Hagia Sophia, converted into a mosque once again, we gathered around the five most beautiful mosques Istanbul has to offer to the world. The great city of Istanbul. Because of its geographical position, it was an economical hub. And this provided many people with trade opportunities. With increased population and the beauty of the land made this city capital for art and religion in the Ottoman Empire, the same with Byzantium. Even before that it housed many spiritual buildings and rituals for every faithful soul. Even today it households many temples, synagogues and mosques. And in this writing, we will focus on some of the significant mosques. Sultans of the Ottoman Empire almost always constructed something great or improved the existing ones. And mosques hold the biggest share in these buildings. Many sultans ordered the construction of a mosque with special traits to leave a mark in this great city. And almost every architect worked in these projects was phenomenal. With these combined, with a long tradition of building marvels even predates the Ottoman Empire filled this city with wonders. Even the Hagia Sophia, built in the Byzantium times, preserved and converted in the Ottoman reign. We will list some of these important mosques like Blue Mosque or Suleymaniye Mosque in this post with some of the history they have.

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3 Places Close to Istanbul For Camping

All of us are in a different period than ever before. We made market shopping like we never did, we made our own bread, we cleaned the house more than we ever cleaned, we spent more time at home, maybe for the first time we finished all stages in a game during this pandemic. In sum, the problems we have experienced recently have brought with us different conveniences and good staff also will continue to bring them.

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4 Contemporary Art Galleries You Shouldn’t Miss in Istanbul

Istanbul is known for its history, architecture and cuisine but the contemporary art scene in this city feature the work of some of the most exciting artists from Turkey and beyond. If you want to explore contemporary art in Turkey or meet with Turkish artists we created a list about 4 Contemporary Art Galleries You Shouldn’t Miss in İstanbul.

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A Guilty Pleasure: The Best 6 Chocolatiers in Istanbul

Chocolate is surely the best way to indulge yourself. Even the word “chocolate” might be enough to make your mouth water. This biggest dietary enemy may be the only thing you want to eat more and never get sick of as you eat. “Are you sad, are you depressed, or did you just split up with your partner?“, then here is the best solution for you: Eat some chocolate! As you see, chocolate is the most effective drug, which changes your mood immediately from worst to best.

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Istanbul’s Airports After Corona: Is It Safe?

After months of pandemic crisis, we are about to be free again to travel the planet earth. Some of us productively spent this quarantine, while some of us spent just like a vacation. And while we struggled or getting relaxed at these times, travel agencies haven’t spent their time idle. In this writing, we will point out some of the things made for us to travel in these strange times. We saw many people wondering online about international travel. Is Istanbul airport safe? Are Istanbul’ Airports open during coronavirus crisis? And mostly many people still ask this question, are air travel safe?

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