Seyyid Battal Gazi Complex is located in Seyitgazi, a small town 43 km south-east of Eskişehir. It was built over the centuries on the hill where Mesih Castle was once located. Read the rest of this entry »
In addition to the beautiful Ottoman houses of Odunpazarı and the many green spaces, the pleasant city of Eskişehir is also home to a number of museums. Read the rest of this entry »
In the previous article, we started our journey through Eskişehir with the Porsuk River and the multiple green spaces in its surroundings.
Today, we will discover Odunpazarı, one of the most attractive districts of the city with a vast amount of magnificent traditional Ottoman houses. Read the rest of this entry »
Eskişehir is located 315 km away from Istanbul and is reachable by high speed train in 2 and a half hours and by bus in 4 to 5 hours depending on the coach station. This Anatolian city has many assets that are likely to appeal to tourists. Read the rest of this entry »
In our previous post we discovered Marmara Island and its main village of the same name.
Among the six villages on the island, two more are worth seeing: Çınarlı, located 4 km north-west of Marmara and Saraylar, 29 km north-east. Read the rest of this entry »
Marmara is the largest of the islands located in the Sea of Marmara and it is only 2 and a half hours away from Istanbul. Ferries to Marmara depart from Yenikapi Terminal.
Little-known to most tourists, this charming island is mainly frequented by Turkish families and couples and is the ideal place to spend a relaxing weekend surrounded by greenery. Read the rest of this entry »