In the Galata district of Istanbul, via Banks Avenue, a strange staircase connects this way street to the one located just above. This is the staircase Camondo, the name of a Sephardic Jewish family originally from Constantinople.
Library of Celsus, Ephesus (Izmir Province, Turkey), AD 117 - tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, governor of the province of Asia. Celsus had capacity of more than scrolls: third richest ancient library after Alexandria & Pergamum.
Sumela is 1600 year old ancient Orthodox monastery located at a 1200 meters height on the steep cliff at Macka region of Trabzon city in Turkey. Pontian Greek monastery, built by the Pontic Greeks who lived there from 700 B.