Lamp store at Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey. The Grand Bazaar (Turkish: Kapalıçarşı) 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.
The Basilica Cistern (Turkish: Yerebatan Sarayı - "Sunken Palace", or Yerebatan Sarnıcı - "Sunken Cistern"), is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul (formerly Constantinople), Turkey. The cistern, located 5
Dance yourself dizzy on the streets of Konya… The Whirling Dervishes Festival is one of the world’s most intriguing sights, a mesmerising spectacle of dizzy twirling. The ritual whirling is an act of love and a performance of faith for the Sufi
Alexander the Great. Born in 356 BC, Alexander the Great rose to power as a great military leader. Unfettered by the social conventions of later eras, Alexander the Great openly expressed his love of his best friend, Hephaestion.