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Turkish History and Culture

Anything related to the lifestyle and culture of the people of Turkey. The history is part of this culture as well.

Egyptian Spice Bazaar - Istanbul Turkey by mbell1975, via Flickr


İstanbul'un ilk fotoğrafları/Beykoz

İstanbul’un ilk fotoğrafları!

İstanbul'un ilk fotoğrafları/Kanlıca iskelesi

İstanbul’un ilk fotoğrafları!

İstanbul'un ilk fotoğrafları/ Büyükdere

İstanbul’un ilk fotoğrafları!

İstanbul'un ilk fotoğrafları

İstanbul’un ilk fotoğrafları!

İstanbul'un ilk fotoğrafları

İstanbul’un ilk fotoğrafları!

Anatolian Seljuk Mosque | Turkey, all the detail that goes into Islamic art and architecture is magnificent. There are many different styles from other regions, and they all collide beautifully.

Gulet boats staying overnight in Gemiler Island, Turkey

1970 lerde eminönü

A Turkish bucket list

Kapadokya / Turkey

Gobekli Tepe - The worlds oldest temple. Carbon dated to just after the last ice age. Pretty sophisticated. In Urfa - Turkey

Constantinople. Hyppodrôme : [photographie] / Joseph Philibert Girault de Prangey

interior architectural details, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey | UNESCO World Heritage Site (part of the Historic Areas of Istanbul)

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk introducing the new Turkish alphabet to the people of Kayseri. 1928

Vintage designed posters by İhap Hulusi Görey (Alphabet book. Atatürk and his daughter Ülkü)

"Portrait of a young girl. Turkey, probably early 1930s. (Sarah Graham-Brown, Images of Women) During the early republican era, Turkish photo studios specialized in photographing families and children to display their new middle class lifestyles. This picture shows a proud pair of siblings posing as a student and a sailor."

Çankaya Caddesi, Mizzi Köşkü, 1930'lar. (Kaynak: Çelik Gülersoy, Büyükada Dün/Yesterday)