Religious Tourism

The technological changes that take place in the world, regardless of the national boundaries, bring people together. Since the beginning of the article, perhaps 9,000 or 10,000 years ago, some places on the earth have been the scene of close connections between different cultures, civilizations and religions. If the first-century civilizations developed in Anatolia, in…
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Italian Cyclist Ulissi Wins the 53rd Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

Italian cyclist Diego Ulissi of the UAE Team Emirates became champion on general classification at the 53rd round of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, which was held this year at the World Tour category for the first time. The cyclists and their teams received their awards with a ceremony held following the end of…
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Anyone who flies through İstanbul and has a waiting time at least 6 hours is welcome to Touristanbul. After you arrive at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, you will be picked up. Then you will be taken to the historical places and beautiful restaurants. You will enjoy İstanbul’s historical and natural beauties rather than wasting your time…
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Traditional Arts and Crafts

Handicrafts Handicrafts have been around since man’s earliest days in accordance with the prevailing environmental conditions. The first examples were necessities such as protection or coverings. Handicrafts were later improved and adapted according to environmental conditions, eventually becoming "traditional" and accepted as an art that reflects the artistic sense, feelings and cultural characteristics of a…
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Turkish Ebru Art

Ebru is a traditional Turkish art of paper decoration by spreading paints, which do not dissolve in water, with brushes made of horse hair and rose wood on dense water that is thickened by gum-tragacanth. The word Ebru origin comes from Persian language (Ebri-eyebrow or Ab-ru-face of water) Ebru in Turkish which means marbling. It…
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Miniature Work

MINIATURE WORK This is the name given to the art of producing very finely detailed, small paintings. In Europe in the Middle Ages, handwritten manuscripts would be decorated by painting capital letters red. Lead oxide, known as 'minium' in Latin and which gave a particularly pleasant colour, was used for this purpose. That is where…
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Home of Poetry

A new global publicity film has started to be published under the Turkey Home global tourism campaign Turkey Home, which has been carried out since 2014 by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Home of Poetry aims to bring together content that draws attention to Turkey's cultural, artistic and literary accumulation with cultural, artistic and tourism circles all over the world.

The 15th Istanbul Biennial

The 15th Istanbul Biennial, entitled a good neighbour and curated by the artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, will take place from 16 September to 12 November 2017. Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), the 15th Istanbul Biennial will be located in the heart of Istanbul, and can be visited free of…
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Muğla, Antalya beaches the best in Turkey

Turkey’s two world famous tourism spots, the southern province of Antalya and the western province of Muğla, are like haven for holiday goers with their beaches and coves. A well-known German online hotel reservation website marked Altınkum beach in İzmir’s Çeşme, Ayazma in Çanakkale’s Bozcaada, İztuzu, Sedir Island, Ortakent, Ölüdeniz, Palamutbükü, Butterflies Valley and Kabak…
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