Ortakoy Mosque, Istanbul Turkey

Family Friendly Places in Turkey

Did You Know??? The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily.

Did You Know? The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over shops which attract between and visitors daily. A very interesting and amazing place to shop.

Türkiyem

Galata Tower, built by the Genoese in before the Ottoman Conquest . Make sure to walk the district, very striking views of the Bosphorus thru narrow streets.

Life in Istanbul

Istanbul is the largest city in the Middle East and contains nearly active mosques. This is a list of three of the most amazing mosques in Istanbul.

The spot our team most wanted to move into in Istanbul? The wisteria-covered Empress Zoe Hotel, which practically sits in the shadow of Hagia Sophia.

The wisteria-covered Empress Zoe, which sits nearly in the shadow of mosque-turned-museum Hagia Sophia. Photo courtesy of Empress Zoe

Turkiye

Former Crusader Kingdom Edessa Armenian Kingdom where Many Crusaders Stopped on route to Holy lands now east turkey Türkiye-Balıklı Göl Healing fishes' lake- Urfa

Konya - whirling dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

The dervishes are so beautiful. Konya - whirling dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

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