Browsing: Historical Peninsula

blue mosque and german fountain Other

German Fountain can be considered the symbol of Turkish-German friendship, which became closer in the 19th century. The Ottoman Empire was following…
obelisk Other

Obelisk’s adventure began in the 15th century BC. The ruler of Egypt at that time, Thutmosis III, had this monument erected after…
Galata Tower Buyuk Valide Han Tips

Gateway through another dimension, your historical journey begins as you enter Istanbul’s abandoned old hans (inns). Once serving thousands of people, and boosting the Ottoman’s…
grand bazaar street Other

Grand Bazaar is considered as one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. In 1455, two years after the…