Famous Landmarks in Turkey to Visit

Famous Landmarks in Turkey to Visit

We need to say that when reading this list of famous landmarks in Turkey, get ready to be amazed. The variety and exciting stories of famous Turkish landmarks easily impress everyone. Turkey has been home to many cultures and civilisations, from the ancient Greeks and Romans to the Ottoman Empire. Hence why Turkey's diverse cultural heritage boasts many famous Turkish landmarks.


Noah's Ark and the Mountains of Ararat in Turkey

Noah's Ark and the Mountains of Ararat in Turkey

Sitting among the rugged landscapes of Eastern Turkey, Mount Ararat stands tall as an iconic symbol of natural wonder and historical significance. Rising to 5,137 metres (16,854 feet) above sea level, Mount Ararat, Turkey's highest peak, holds unique places in human history as the suspected resting place of Noah's Ark. But of course, as a geographical marvel, the mountain is also the pride of Turkey.


A Conversation on Turkey’s Election Decision

A Conversation on Turkey’s Election Decision

The night of May 28, 2023 Turkey successfully elected it’s leader for the next five years via a run-off election. Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly defeated Kemal Kilicdaroglu by a count of 52%-48%. This was the ending to the most anticipated election of the 21st century within Turkey. Many of Turkey’s various parties came together behind Kemal Kilicdaroglu in opposition to Erdogan, who has been in power since 2003.

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The New Age of Turkish Development Practices

The New Age of Turkish Development Practices

Turkey’s geographical attributes present very unique challenges for developers across the nation. The country is part of a select group of nations that are situated on top of continental fault lines. To date, Japan and the United States have spearheaded earthquake resistant building techniques to limit the impact of catastrophic seismic events. However, over the last decade Turkey has emerged as a world leader in development of earthquake proof technology and continues to push the sector forward into the future.


Election Day in Turkey

Election Day in Turkey

Today across Turkey, and around the world, Turkish citizens will be deciding who will serve as President of Turkey for the next five years. Presidential elections are also a significant aspect of the Turkish electoral system. In 2014, for the first time in Turkish history, the president was elected by direct popular vote.

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Istanbul Finance Center & the Future of Turkey

Istanbul Finance Center & the Future of Turkey

Turkey has lofty ambitions and the Istanbul Finance Center is a landmark that represents both the success of infrastructure projects that have been deployed over the last ten years, as well as the foundation of vitality for decades to come. Find out more in this informative blog.


Herodotus: The Father of History and His Connection to Turkey

Herodotus: The Father of History and His Connection to Turkey

Herodotus, often called the Father of History, was a Greek historian who lived during the fifth century BCE. Born in Halicarnassus, a city in ancient Asia Minor, Herodotus was part of the classical world and is believed to have been well-travelled. His extensive travels allowed him to gather first-hand knowledge and stories from the ancient world, which he incorporated into his most famous work, "The Histories."


Property Turkey's 2023 Election Primer

Property Turkey's 2023 Election Primer

As Turkey gears up for its pivotal upcoming election, on May 14, 2023, real estate investors are paying close attention to the political landscape and its potential impact on the property market. This crucial vote, which promises to be a defining moment in the nation's history, features a diverse matchup of candidates, each with their own distinct policies that could sway the country's future economic trajectory.

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Exploring the Bosphorus Strait and the Heart of Istanbul

Exploring the Bosphorus Strait and the Heart of Istanbul

‍The Bosphorus Strait, also called the Istanbul Strait, or Bosporus Strait, has captivated empires, artists, and travellers for centuries. Alongside the naval traffic, this narrow, winding waterway of north western Turkey meanders through the heart of Istanbul, dividing the city into two continents – Europe and Asia.

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The Importance of the Marmara Sea and Region for Turkey

The Importance of the Marmara Sea and Region for Turkey

The Marmara Sea and region is undoubtedly the most important destination in Turkey. The region can boast of a strong tourism industry, thriving agriculture sectors, and being home to Turkey's most prominent cities, including the famous Istanbul. Then there is the Marmara Sea, one of the world's most important bodies of water, for its strategic location and the marina wildlife within it.



Unveiling the Best Islands in Turkey for Curious Travellers

Unveiling the Best Islands in Turkey for Curious Travellers

We believe the best islands in Turkey are highly underrated and deserve more praise. Whilst some are remote and feature little or no signs of habitation, others boast of historical sites, mountain biking trails, ottoman wooden villas, hills covered with olive trees and stunning beaches.


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