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Who is Sinan the Architect?

Sinan the Architect (ca. 1489 – 1588) is the most famous Ottoman figure after the...

17 August, 2014

How To Get Back to Sultanahmet from Taksim

Are you confused on how to get back to your hotel in Sultanahmet after you had lots of...

05 May, 2015

Who is Sabiha Gokcen?

Gökçen (1913-2001) was the world’s first female fighter pilot and was...

31 March, 2016

Things to Do, See, Eat and Buy in Karakoy

Karaköy was once home to Armenian, Greek, Georgian, Italian and Russian minorities...

12 April, 2016

Transportation Guide for the Airports in Istanbul

Istanbul Atatürk Airport To Sultanahmet by Metro Take M1 Aksaray-Atatürk Airport...

08 July, 2014

Who is Mustafa Kemal Ataturk?

Atatürk was the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey. During his...

31 March, 2016

What are some of Istanbul's best streets to get lost on?

Istanbul’s winding, colorful streets beckon you to rush in and lose yourself. In...

31 March, 2016

Who is Nazim Hikmet Ran?

Ran (1902-1963) is a very important Turkish poet. He was sent into exile and called...

31 March, 2016

The Ultimate Guide for Kadikoy, Taksim of the Asian Side

Kadıköy, lying beside the Bosphorus, next to historic Üsküdar, is...

29 August, 2015

Who is Suleiman the Magnificent?

Sultan Suleiman was the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of Ottoman Empire. He lived...

07 July, 2015