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The Great Mosque and the Armenian Church of Sivrihisar

Ulu Cami

Ulu Cami

Ulu Cami, also known as the Great Mosque in English and the Armenian Church are the two unmissable jewels of Sivrihisar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sivrihisar, a small Anatolian town that’s well worth seeing

Traditional houses of Sivrihisar

Traditional houses of Sivrihisar

Located approximately 100 kilometres south-east of Eskişehir, the small Anatolian town of Sivrihisar counts just over 20 000 inhabitants. Little-known to most tourists, it has an interesting heritage and is worth a visit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Seyyid Battal Gazi Complex

Seyyid Battal Gazi Complex

Seyyid Battal Gazi Complex

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 »

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Eskişehir, an Anatolian city full of treasures – Part III

Archaeological Museum - Demircihöyük Necropolis

Archaeological Museum – Demircihöyük Necropolis

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 »

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Eskişehir, an Anatolian city full of treasures – Part II

Traditional Ottoman House in Odunpazarı

Traditional Ottoman House in Odunpazarı

 

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 »

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Eskişehir, an Anatolian city full of treasures

Porsuk River

Porsuk River

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 »

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Çınarlı and Saraylar, two villages located on Marmara Island

On the way to Saraylar

On the way to Saraylar

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 »

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Marmara Island, a lovely place to spend a weekend surrounded by greenery

Marmara Harbour

Marmara Harbour

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 »

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Moda, a haven of tranquillity in Istanbul for a relaxing day out with your family

Un endroit idéal pour se promener en famille à Istanbul

The ideal place for a stroll

Once you have seen all the busy tourist attractions in Istanbul, you may seek a bit of peace and quiet.

Moda, located in the district of Kadiköy on the Asian shore of the city, is without a doubt one of the most agreeable places to spend time with your family. Read the rest of this entry »

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Kars, a city too often forgotten that is well worth seeing

Citadelle de Kars et le vieux pont

Kars citadel

    In the famous novel “Snow” Orhan Pamuk describes the city of Kars and its peculiar wintry atmosphere. Although little-known to most tourists, Kars is not without interest. Located at a height of 1,500 m, it has one of the harshest climates of Turkey during winter but can be visited in the spring and summer months. Read the rest of this entry »

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