Culture and Heritage

Turkey is the land of amazing history and civilizations. From the mountain top of Nemrut to the sunken city of Kekova, Turkey is a Home filled with rich history and culture.
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Meet Sophia, the Goddess of Wisdom. If you had to guess, where do you think she is right now?

Meet Sophia, the Goddess of Wisdom. If you had to guess, where do you think she is right now?

The Temple of Zeus Uzuncaburç in Mersin, according to legend, was built in commemoration of his victory over the massive dragon Typhon!

The Temple of Zeus Uzuncaburç in Mersin, according to legend, was built in commemoration of his victory over the massive dragon Typhon!

Originally built as a church, the Chora Museum offers an impressive collection of mosaics and frescos, portraying mainly the lives and miracles surrounding Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary. This is truly one of the best museums in İstanbul!

Originally built as a church, the Chora Museum offers an impressive collection of mosaics and frescos, portraying mainly the lives and miracles surrounding Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary. This is truly one of the best museums in İstanbul!

Harran, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, has played an important role as a gateway to Mesopotamia. Its unique charm and mystery will transport you in time as you stroll through one of the earliest universities and mosques!

Harran, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, has played an important role as a gateway to Mesopotamia. Its unique charm and mystery will transport you in time as you stroll through one of the earliest universities and mosques!

Genoeses built the Galata Tower as a lighthouse. The Ottomans repurposed it as an observatory building. Today, it is the symbol of İstanbul’s most international district. Surrounded by authentic Turkish restaurants, wine bars and great clubs, Galata is where it’s happening!

Genoeses built the Galata Tower as a lighthouse. The Ottomans repurposed it as an observatory building. Today, it is the symbol of İstanbul’s most international district. Surrounded by authentic Turkish restaurants, wine bars and great clubs, Galata is where it’s happening!

A warm and welcoming photograph of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Safranbolu, showing how people have been living here for centuries in the most perfectly protected fashion!

A warm and welcoming photograph of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Safranbolu, showing how people have been living here for centuries in the most perfectly protected fashion!

A perfect picture of one of the must-see spots in İstanbul, the Blue Mosque! Did you know that this enchanting work was named after the blue tilework and calligraphy all around the lovely mosque?

A perfect picture of one of the must-see spots in İstanbul, the Blue Mosque! Did you know that this enchanting work was named after the blue tilework and calligraphy all around the lovely mosque?

Every region in Turkey has its own traditional folk dances, with music and costumes to boot. Learn the steps yourself when you visit!

Every region in Turkey has its own traditional folk dances, with music and costumes to boot. Learn the steps yourself when you visit!

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