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In Turkey, there is a rich tradition associated with liquor. Drinking alcoholic beverages in the company of family and friends at home as well as in taverns and restaurants is a part of special occasions. Similar to the Spanish tapas, "meze" is the genera...
This pilgrimage center for Christians was home to the Virgin Mary and St. John. Ephesus is the first of the churches mentioned in Revelation chapters 1-3. The amphitheatre here is the location where craftsmen who made shrines of Artemis rioted against the...
This mosque, a 15th-century work of art, was dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid the Second.
İbrahim Hakkı Efendi was a famous author and 18th century scholar who wrote Marifetname. He was also an astronomer from Erzurum who devoted his life to astronomy and science. His respected teacher Hz. Fakirullah is also buried here.
This ancient synagogue built in the 3rd century A.D. is the most important archaeological discovery in the Sardis excavations. It is one of the oldest synagogues in Anatolia. The extensive ruins here also include beautiful mosaic tiles.
This is one of the most important monasteries belonging to the Syrian Jacobites and is still active today. Mor Gabriel Monastery is also in this area.
The tomb of Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi, the most important humanistic and Islamic mystic philosopher, is here. The complex, built in the 14th century, was the center for the religious order of whirling dervishes and a place housing priceless works of art.
1. Arts of the Meddah, public storytellers (2008) The Art of the Meddah (Public Storytelling) may be described as the art of telling stories for the purpose of entertaining an audience with impersonations and animation. Those who practice this art are cal...
Ahrida was founded in the 15th century by Macedonian Jews and restored in the 17th century. Neve Shalom Synagogue, despite being relatively new, is the most important Jewish synagogue in İstanbul.
The famous Sufi dervish leader of the Bektaşi order is buried here. This 14th century complex includes tombs, guest houses, a kitchen, a mosque, a wishing tree, and an area for ascetics, as well as famous sayings of Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli.