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Turkish Culture is unique in the world in that it has influenced and has been influenced in return by cultures and civilizations from China to Vienna and from Russian steps to North Africa for over a millennia. Turkish culture reflects this unparalleled cultural richness and diversity, and remains mostly shaped by its deep roots in Middle East, Anatolia and Balkans, the cradle of many civilizations for at least twelve thousand years.

This page of the blog is decidated to the colorful cultural structure and valuable arts of İstanbul. You welcomed to enjoy it….


 

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Yasmine Hamdan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alnsn0nyO4Ihttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alnsn0nyO4I Yasmine Hamdan, she is amazing sound which comes from Middle East. It is far away from classical East style that mixed with newest. Yasmine Hamdan was born in Beirut in 1978. She had travelled many times during her life. She spent part her life in Greece, Gulf countries and Paris, and now she is […]

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Basilica Cistern

Taking visitors to the tranquil depths of Istanbul, the Basilica Cistern is the city’s largest covered reservoir. Built in 532 AD on the site of a great basilica, the Basilica Cistern once supplied water to nearby palaces such as the Great Palace of Constantinople and Topkapi Palace. Also known as the Sunken Palace, the underground site […]

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Ayasofya (Haghia Sophia) Museum

Haghia Sophia Museum is located in Sultanahmet across from Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Considered one of the finest architectural works in the world, it was originally built as a church. Construction began during the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Constantine 1, but was only completed in AD 360 during the reign of Constantine II. The first […]

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