Category Archives: Turkey

Ben Böhmer on 3,000-Foot High Hot Air Balloon Performance: “I’m a Bit Afraid of Heights”; Saad Masood; EDM

With live events at a standstill, what better way to connect with fans than livestreaming in a hot-air balloon above a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Source: Ben Böhmer on 3,000-Foot High Hot Air Balloon Performance: “I’m a Bit Afraid of Heights” [Interview]

Historical rituals in Göbeklitepe become documentary; Hurriyet Daily News

Titled ‘Residents of Göbeklitepe,’ a documentary film depicts the rituals of the historical area of Göbeklitepe, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The documentary will feature at the Istanbul Film Festival in October…

Source: Historical rituals in Göbeklitepe become documentary

Restoration of Walls of Diyarbakir begins in Turkey; Gozde Bayar; Yenisafak

UNESCO added 5,000-year-old walls in southeastern Turkey to World Heritage List in 2015…

Source: Restoration of Walls of Diyarbakir begins in Turkey

Things To Do in Cappadocia; Kaan Keskin; Amateur Traveler

An itinerary for the places in Cappadocia you should see and the activities you should do in this amazing place.

Source: Things To Do in Cappadocia – Turkey – Amateur Traveler

Exploring Mount Nemrut – A Meeting Point Between East & West; Carole Raddato; Ancient History Encyclopedia

Source: Exploring Mount Nemrut – A Meeting Point Between East & West

What’s next for Turkey’s Hagia Sophia?; Starlight Williams; National Geographic

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In pics: ruins of Hierapolis in Denizli, Turkey; Xinhua

Photo taken on Aug. 6, 2020 shows the ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis in Denizli, Turkey. The ruins of Hierapolis is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Photo by Mustafa Kaya/Xinhua)

Source: In pics: ruins of Hierapolis in Denizli, Turkey

Dark Church’s frescoes take visitors to journey in history; Hurriyet Daily News

The historical Dark Church in Cappadocia takes its visitors to the depths of history thanks to its frescoes that have been well-preserved for centuries.

Source: Dark Church’s frescoes take visitors to journey in history

Turkey: Muslim prayers in Hagia Sophia for first time in 86 years; Al Jazeera

Turkish president joins hundreds of worshippers after iconic Istanbul landmark’s controversial reconversion into mosque.

Source: Turkey: Muslim prayers in Hagia Sophia for first time in 86 years

20 Best Places to Visit in Turkey 2020; Melo Villareal; Out of Town Blog

Interested in the most enthralling places to visit in Turkey? Here’s a list of the most bucket-list-worthy destinations that you can visit in Turkey!

Source: 20 Best Places to Visit in Turkey 2020 – Out of Town Blog

It will be free: Turkish govt shows ‘silver lining’ of turning Hagia Sophia into mosque for Istanbul visitors; RT World News

Turkey’s culture ministry has officially handed over the reins of the legendary Hagia Sophia to the country’s top religious authority, reassuring tourists they will still be able to get in and won’t have to pay.

Source: It will be free: Turkish govt shows ‘silver lining’ of turning Hagia Sophia into mosque for Istanbul visitors — RT World News

Hierapolis-Pamukkale, tradition mixed with leisure; La Prensa Latina Media

 

Source: Hierapolis-Pamukkale, tradition mixed with leisure – La Prensa Latina Media

Project to contribute to people in Hattusha region; Hurriyet Daily News

A new project has been made for the promotion of the only ancient city on the UNESCO World Heritage and the World Memory lists, the Hittite capital Hattusha. If accepted by UNESCO, the project will also contribute to the people of the region to get income from tourism.

Source: Project to contribute to people in Hattusha region

Explore 5 legendary places in the world that exists outside of ancient myths; Break.com

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Discovering mysterious Mount Nemrut in a weekend; Paris Achen; Daily Sabah

Source: Discovering mysterious Mount Nemrut in a weekend

Turkey aims to bypass the second wave and reopen for tourism; TRT World

After three months of Covid-19 lockdown, the Turkish government is finally allowing domestic and international flights and letting bathhouses, hotels and historic sites to reopen for tourists.

Source: Turkey aims to bypass the second wave and reopen for tourism

In pics: tomb-sanctuary on top of Mount Nemrut in Turkey; Huaxia; Xinhua

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Turkey: Ancient city of Ephesus limits visitor numbers; Efsun Erbalaban Yilmaz; Anadolu Agency

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Gobekli Tepe archeological site in Sanliurfa province, SE Turkey; Xinhua

Source: Gobekli Tepe archeological site in Sanliurfa province, SE Turkey

World heritage in Turkey: Xanthos-Letoon, ancient sister sites on the historical Lycian Way; Asene Asanova; Daily Sabah

Source: World heritage in Turkey: Xanthos-Letoon, ancient sister sites on the historical Lycian Way

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