The breathtaking beauty of the Bosphorus would not be complete without the famous historical waterfront mansions, also known as "Yalı" in Turkish.
Coveted for their unique location as well as dazzling architecture, the waterfront mansions alongside the Bosphorus are quite expensive. Here you can find 10 of the most expensive mansions in Istanbul. Erbilgin Mansion Erbilgin Mansion is the most expensive waterfront mansion on the Bosphorus. Located in Yeniköy, the mansion is worth 200 million dollars. With 64 rooms, […]
Turkish TV series have become all the rage. Not only do they attract millions of Turkish viewers every single night, but they continue their popularity in other countries, as well. Having been sold to many other TV channels all around the world, these TV series are Turkey's primary means of cultural export.
Below are 15 most popular Turkish TV series both in Turkey and abroad. Aşk-ı Memnu Aşk-ı Memnu (Forbidden Love) was broadcast on Kanal D between the years 2008 and 2010. Being one of the most successful TV series in Turkish television history, it stars Beren Saat as Bihter Ziyagil. After its final episode, Aşk-ı Memnu […]
When a city has as many stunning sights as Istanbul, it’s best to get a good birds-eye view of the whole city before zooming in for a closer look! Matador Network’s “Istanbul from the air” does just that, showing you the city’s historic peninsula and downtown before crossing the bridge between two continents to give […]
Grand Bazaar is one of the most important tourist attractions in Istanbul, as well as being one of the largest and oldest souqs. This covered market is full of shops with buzzing activity. There are 60 streets and approximately 5,000 shops in Grand Bazaar, which, in a way, is the world’s oldest shopping mall. The first […]
Want to find out the best places to eat in Istanbul? Below, you can find a shortlist. Enjoy.
Çiya Sofrası This unique restaurant on the Anatolian side of Istanbul introduces local Turkish cuisine to the world by collecting recipes from all over Turkey and offering these delicious traditional dishes to its customers. Güneşlibahçe Sokak 43, Kadıköy, Istanbul Emirgan Sütiş The first Emirgan Sütiş is located in Emirgan in the address below, but today […]
Istanbul is a living history with its city walls, mosques, palaces and museums. Don't leave Istanbul before seeing these places!
Topkapı Palace Topkapı Palace, which enthralls with its magnificence and architecture, is at the top of the locations which should not be overlooked in Istanbul. The palace, which was built by Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1478, played the role of being the main center of the state where the Sultans lived and governed the state […]
Being a foreigner in a country and visiting only the museums, the parks, and the restaurants and diving into daily life and the transport problems in addition to not being able to find the customary goods in the markets are completely different things. So, when you decide to live in Istanbul, you will most probably find […]
It has been announced that the lost grave of Suleiman the Magnificent has been found near the town of Zigetvar in Hungary.
It was announced in a press conference held in Budapest that the burial place had been found on the Zigetvar (Szigetvár) Grapes Hill, following measurements made from the air and on land. The findings obtained during the studies of the committee comprised of Hungarian and Turkish scientists, were announced by Professor Norbert Pap. Hungarian scientist […]
Planning a trip to Turkey? Here is a list of the 50 spots you won’t regret seeing in Turkey. Nemrut – The site of giant statues There are gigantic statues of up to 7 meters in the national park, which hosts the ancient city of the Kingdom of Kommagene, in the Kahta district of Adıyaman. […]