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Coronavirus pandemic, Turkey has a coronavirus case now.

Updates, coronavirus worldwide pandemic, the only case in Turkey so far. According to the updates on coronavirus pandemic, Turkey has only one coronavirus (COVID-19) cases so far. People are in Turkey still quite concerned about this novel coronavirus and its consequences. The health minister of Turkey, Mr. Fahrettin Koca has been telling the press and...
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Jesus’ cross was found in Balatlar Church.

Jesus’ cross was found in Balatlar Church.

Jesus’ Cross was found at Balatlar Church in Sinop Jesus’s cross in Balatlar Church, the fragments of the True Cross of Jesus Christ was found in the stone chest in Balatlar Church in Sinop. The church was a former Roman temple converted into a Byzantine church in the 7th century. A stone chest with an...
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Coronavirus in Turkey, no cases yet.

No coronavirus patient has been confirmed in Turkey. Turkey has no coronavirus (COVID-19) case so far. The health authorities in Turkey are still concerned about it. Turkey’s health minister, Fahrettin Koca told reporters in parliament on Wednesday all possible precautions had been taken to prevent the disease from entering the country. Turkey has decided to...
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Blue Mosque Istanbul

Treasures of Ancient Turkey Tour

Turkey, a Journey Through History By Rex Nicoll Recently Jenny and I had the pleasure of traveling through Turkey on an end of October to mid-November guided tour.  Treasures of Ancient Turkey – 14 Days Tour We were a little apprehensive before the trip and followed closely the News reports on the troubles with the...
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Hagia Sophia tours

Hagia Sophia Museum

Hagia Sophia The most renowned Byzantine cathedral and the best known Christian church in Istanbul. The first church was built between 325-360. Construction was begun by Constantine and completed by his son Constantius (337-362 A.D.). Being the largest imperial church in the city, it was known as the Megalo Ekklesia. The name Hagia Sophia (Sacred wisdom) was adopted...
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Pamukkale tours

Pamukkale – Hierapolis

Pamukkale – Hierapolis The site of ancient Hierapolis, called Pamukkale (literally ‘’Cotton Castle’’) today because of its formations of white travertine, is located 22kms from Denizli. The cotton-white plateau formed by the calcium-bearing waters is fascinating in its beauty. Hot water rising from underground in four springs starts out at a temprature of 35 degrees centigrade and...
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Ephesus tour

Ephesus

History of EPHESUS According to tradition, the founder of Ephesus was Androklos, one of the sons of the legendary King Kodros, though Lelegians and Carians inhabited the area earlier. Like the other Ionian settlements, the city must have been colonised by the 10thcentury B.C. at the latest. On reaching this spot, the Greeks found that...
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Troy in Turkey tours

Troy and Trojan War

Site of Troy The discovery and excavation of the Trojan citadel can be reckoned one of the most important events in archaeological field research. Troy was excavated by Schliemann, Dörpfeld and Blegen. Schliemann was obsessed with the idea of discovering the citadel of Priam in the Homer’s epic. In 1870 he made the first spade...
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tours to Mount Nemrut

Mount Nemrut in Turkey

Mount Nemrut is the most remarkable ancient site in Turkey is to be found on Mt.Nemrud (2150 m. above sea-level) near the village of Eski Kahta close to Adiyaman, a city in the south-east of the country. The climb up and down again by foot and on horseback makes a long journey, but the fascinating...
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