Çorum is not only famous for its grilled chickpeas called leblebi, but it also has an important historical significance. It is indeed around this Anatolian city that the Hittites established their realm in the 2nd Millennium BC. Read the rest of this entry »
A first museum was built between 1900 and 1913 near the Acropolis of Pergamon, where searches were started in 1878 by German archaeologists Carl Humann and Alexander Conze. Read the rest of this entry »
After having visited the pretty city of Bergama, located 2 hours North of Izmir, it is now time to discover the ancient site of Pergamon and its two diamonds: the Asclepieion and the Acropolis. The site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »
The city of Pergamon is located in in the Turkish Aegean region, about 100 km north of Izmir on a promontory above the river Bakirçay. This beautiful site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List on June 22nd 2014. The Turkish name for the modern city is Bergama. 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 »
…isn’t that a good idea? There are many alternatives to welcome the arrival of the new year under the best auspices.
Ankara became the capital of Turkey when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk founded the Republic in 1923 .It is not a touristical town. However, it has some worthwhile resources. Read the rest of this entry »