Seeking Treasure in Istanbul's Bazaars
Would you believe me if I told you that the Grand Bazaar is only the tip of Istanbul’s bazaar iceberg? We made our way to three of the city’s oldest and most well known Bazaars during our time in Istanbul – The Grand Bazaar, Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar, and Arasta Bazaar. …
The Beylerbeyi Palace Beylerbeyi meaning "Lord of Lords" is located in the Beylerbeyi neighbourhood of Istanbul, Turkey at the Asian side of the Bosphorus. An Imperial Ottoman summer residence built in the 1860s, it is now situated immediately north of the 1973 Bosphorus Bridge .Beylerbeyi Palace was commissioned by Sultan Abdülaziz (1830–1876) and built between 1861 and 1865 as a summer residence and a place to entertain visiting heads of state. Empress Eugénie of France visited Beylerbeyi on her way to the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869 and had her face slapped by the sultan's mother for daring to enter the palace on the arm of Abdülaziz. (Despite her initial reception, Empress Eugénie of France was so delighted by the elegance of the palace that she had a copy of the window in the guest room made for her bedroom in Tuileries Palace, in Paris.) Other regal visitors to the palace included the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. The palace was the last place of captivity of the deposed sultan Abdulhamid II from 1912 until his death there in 1918..
Minaret in the Blue Mosque, Istanbul
I took this photo while walking aimlessly around Istanbul, Turkey in November 2008. This is a great city to get lost in - so many photographic subjects.
Turkey, Pictures from Istanbul (Turkey): Hagia Sophia, Bazaar & Rumelihisari
Pictures from Turkey, Istanbul, Hagia Sophia, Bazaar & Rumelihisari in Istanbul, images of Istanbul, Travel directory and travel guide to Turkey.
Our Experiences from Three Months in Istanbul
The Imperial Harem, the private pleasure palace of the Sultans, is the most well-known aspect of Ottoman royal life. But why has the Harem proven...
Jerde Partnership ve Tabanlıoğlu Mimarlık tarafından tasarlanan, İstanbul Levent'te bulunan alışveriş merkezi, ofis, konut karma yapısı. Tabanlıoğlu Mimarlık yapıyı anlatıyor: