Caferaga Madrasah – The peaceful madrasah in the heart of Istanbul

Caferaga Madrasah – The peaceful madrasah in the heart of Istanbul

Caferaga Madrasah is on the right side of the street, from Hagia Sophia to Sirkeci, before reaching Gulhane. Here you will see the signs of the Caferiye Street and the Caferaga Madrasah. When you enter this street, the chaos of the Sultanahmet Mosque, the trams and the voices of the vehicles disappear. In the stone paved … Continue reading »
Izmir Historical Lift (Izmir Asansör) Elevator to Aegean View

Izmir Historical Lift (Izmir Asansör) Elevator to Aegean View

Izmir is one of the most important cities of Turkey and is known as the Pearl of the Aegean. You can admire the city of İzmir, which is the locomotive city in many subjects, if you listen to the residents of the city. With its different sensations, İzmir is an important city both for its … Continue reading »
Agora Open Air Museum Izmir Turkey

Agora Open Air Museum Izmir Turkey

Agora Open Air Museum is a miracle of Izmir. Interestingly, on a single side of the Agora, some of the pillars are re-erected above some underground galleries which are quite extensive. Beautifully frescoed walls also have been found. There’s a little courtyard east. Bigger houses bore a distinct room with the intention of storage. This church … Continue reading »
Rumeli Fortress İstanbul – Mehmed the Conqueror’s Power

Rumeli Fortress İstanbul – Mehmed the Conqueror’s Power

Rumeli Fortress is one of the symbols of Istanbul. Istanbul suffered many besieges before the siege of Fatih Sultan Mehmed in 1453. The Roman city walls surrounding the city could stop all previous encirclement. The very needs of the city were reinforced by sea when they were surrounded by very long sieges. The Rumeli Fortress, … Continue reading »
Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı) Istanbul – Trading Center of Ottoman

Grand Bazaar (Kapalı Çarşı) Istanbul – Trading Center of Ottoman

After the conquest of Istanbul, the grand bazaar built by Fatih Sultan Mehmed Khan, which is a big bazaar from streets with shops covered with roofs and domes. It is the oldest commercial center of Istanbul and its name is Çarşu-yı kebir = Büyük Çarşı. Just like in other Ottoman cities, Istanbul was also built … Continue reading »
Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyüp Sultan Camii) Istanbul – Great work of Ottoman

Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyüp Sultan Camii) Istanbul – Great work of Ottoman

Eyup Sultan Mosque is a mosque built after the conquest of Istanbul. It was built by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1458. In 1800, all the pieces except the minarets were demolished and renewed. Today the mosque of the Ottoman heritage welcomes its guests with all its magnificence. Eyup Sultan Mosque History The name of the … Continue reading »