Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey. It is characteristic of the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire and those of Central and Southwest Asia, namely Turkey.

Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with honey. Turkish desert speciality - many varieties.

The Harem, Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi), Istanbul, Turkey

The Harem, Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi), Istanbul, Turkey Más

Blue Mosque,Turkey ~ Wow!! Quite a fancy place to do such a humble thing... Worship...

Emperor Constantine recognised the importance of strong leadership, aimed to build a new city. The point where Europe and Asia meet: Constantinople/ Istanbul

Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

Interior of Sultan Ahmet Mosque also known as The Blue Mosque Bosphorus Bridge @ Night, Istanbul, Turkey Bosphorus Istanbul Turkey.

acrobatic gulls by Yaşar Koç on 500px

The Maiden's Tower, also known as Leander's Tower since the medieval Byzantine period, is a tower lying on a small islet located at the southern entrance of the strait 200 m from the coast of Üsküdar in

The Bedesten of Kayseri - Turkey / by Cretense (George Zongolopoulos)

Istanbul, Turkey - The Bedesten of Kayseri, the old covered market of the city, where you can find some beautiful Anatolian carpets.

Tulip Festival at foggy Emirgan Park in Istanbul, Marmara_ Turkey

Turkey - Tulip Festival at foggy Emirgan Park in Istanbul, Marmara

Üsküdar Junge Menschen treffen sich hier für romantische Rendevous mit Tee und Sahlep beim Sonnenuntergang

Uskudar Just hang around on a breezy afternoon

One of my favorite Arabic dishes! Dolma, Stuffed Grape Leaves More

Dolma – Sarma Stuffed Grape Leaves

Dolma or also known as sarma, stuffed grape leaves are one of the most popular appetizers in the Mediterranean! They are a bit time consuming so make sure you

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Balat - one of the old traditional neighbourhoods that is being threatened with gentrification TURKEY

Leckereien in Istanbul. For the best art, food, culture, and travel in Turkey, head to bit.ly/CultureTripTurkey.

Turkish Delight sorts with the not pistachio and walnut at the Spice Bazaar, Istanbul

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