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Our rugs are all hand-selected in Turkey, which is a beautiful country filled with wonderful people. These are some of our favorite things about the country when we travel there.
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Istanbul ......

Hagia Sofia at Istanbul (Constantinople city), Turkey - Travel inspiration and places to visit - and it's not even a mosque or church or museum. it was all and nothing and still is what it is

underground cistern Istanbul-turkey

Underground cistern Istanbul-Turkey Basilica Cistern September 2014 The pillars were taken from other sites so are not all the same

Cappadocia, Turkey is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in Nevşehir Province is It's a geological oddity of honeycombed hills and towering phallic boulders of otherworldly beauty.

Travel Inspiration for Turkey - Cappadocia, Turkey is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in Nevşehir Province is It's a geological oddity of honeycombed hills and towering phallic boulders of otherworldly beauty.

The Selimiye Mosque, an Ottoman mosque in the city of Edirne, Turkey. Amazing shot.

islamic-art-and-quotes: “Aerial View of the New Mosque (Yeni Camii) in Istanbul, Turkey (Ottoman Architecture) [This photo was earlier incorrectly labelled as the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, Turkey.] Originally found on: islamic-cultures ”

Pamukkale, Turkey

In some places the pools look like fields of cotton balls. there name translates to cotton castle. The thermal pools are filled with natural hot spring waters and cascade down inclies to various tiers.

Pamukkale, Turkey

The Most Surreal Places on Earth

"THE COTTON CASTLE" in Turkey - Pamukkale, Turkey. This is a natural attraction in southwestern Turkey. Snow white terraces are made of travertine, a sedimentary rock that is deposited by water flowing from the hot springs.

The Stone Mirror in Antalya, Turkey • photo: Bernd on Flickr

If you get a chance to visit Istanbul city dont forget to go and see those reflective stones. People named this as The Stone Mirror. In this picture the way the stone mirror reflected that building really amazes me. Definitely want to get there one day!

Hagia Sofia, Istanbul

Hagia Sofia, Istanbul, Turkey: a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum

Ortaköy, Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey - ORTAKOY MOSQUE : was built by (Armenian Architect) Nigogos BALYAN. designed in Baroque-style for Sultan Abdulmecit, between in Istanbul. Nigogos new design was tried in This Mosque and Dolmabahce Mosque.

inside the aya sofya, istanbul

Interior view of the Hagia Sophia, showing Islamic elements on the top ofthe main dome, Turkey. The Hagia Sophia originally built as a Christian church by Roman Emperor Justinian I in Constantinople (aka Istanbul).

The ruins of the Temple of Apollo at Side, Antalya, Turkey (by Saffron Blaze).

The ruins of the Temple of Apollo at Side, Antalya, Turkey (by Saffron Blaze). It's a beautiful world

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