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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.

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)

1910 büyükada

Büyükada 1910 lunarpark meydanı

23 Nisan 1940 Büyükada

1895 Büyükada...Ressam Mari Farra ve Arkadaşları

büyükada maden

Topkapi palace

İstanbul / Beyoğlu - İstiklal Caddesi

Ruins on Mount Nemrut, Turkey, burial site of kings, first century B.C.

If the Earth was a single state, Istanbul would be its capital. - Napoléon Bonaparte. Istanbul streets

Step-by-step guides by passionate travellers | Guidora

Frozen Black Sea, Photo by Louie Baur

Engraving of a yali on the Bosphorus

The City of 1001 Churches, Ani is a ruined and uninhabited medieval Armenian city-site situated in the Turkish province of Kars, beside the border with Armenia.