• For more than 1500 years İstanbul was the capital of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. With one arm reaching out to Asia and the other to Europe, İstanbul i
  • Ayvalık, where health-giving olives grow in abundance, is ready to share its age-old traditions and vibrant cultural present with you. Ayvalık is a county of Ba
  • The estuary, Haliç in Turkish, was called as the Golden Horn by the Byzantines. According to legend it was formed by the thrust of Io’s horns that was transform
  • In the province of Balıkesir interesting historical sites seem to harmoniously blend with nature. The mid-14th century Yıldırım Mosque, built by Beyazıt I, is t
  • During the late Ottoman Period, the European tradesmen, followed by the embassies community left the confines of Galata Walls surrounding the Galata port area,
  • The city of Bursa, southeast of the Sea of Marmara, lies on the lower slopes of Mount Uludağ (Mt. Olympos of Mysia, 2543m), with the city deriving its name from
  • Cumalıkızık is a settlement where the time seemingly stood still and the residents managed to have avoided the negative effects of modern lifestyle, which chang
  • The natural beauty and cultural heritage of Cunda Island are cherished and assiduously maintained by its people. A causeway connects Ayvalık to Cunda Island, bu
  • Çanakkale is an honourable resting place for the soldiers who lost their lives in Gelibolu. The city of Çanakkale lies at the narrow 1200m entrance to the Çanak

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