Hoşap Castle: A 400-Year-Old History Lies in Eastern Turkey

Hoşap Castle was built in the 16th century on the foundation of an Urartian castle

A 400-Year-Old history lies in Eastern Turkey. Within the scope of a project, restoration works will begin to revive a 400-year-old castle. So, the Hoşap Castle takes place near the Van-Hakkâri highway in Turkey’s east. According to the state-run Anadolu Agency’s report, restoration works will begin very soon. Hoşap Castle Waits to Return Its Glorious … Read more

A Primitive Elephant Skull Found in Turkey’s Central Part

7.5 million-year-old Primitive Elephant Skull found in Turkey's Kayseri (Image Credit-Hürriyet Daily News)

Turkey’s central part has recently hosted a ground-breaking paleontological improvement in Kayseri, a central Anatolian city in Turkey. An archaeological excavation team unearthed a 7.5-million-year-old complete primitive elephant skull fossil. They believe that the fossil belongs to Choerolophodon Pentelic, which is the ancestor of elephants. The team considers this as proving to be a significant … Read more

Priene Ancient City of Ionia: The Valuable Ancient Greek City in Turkey

Priene Ancient City is among the most valuable archaeological sites in Turkey

Priene ancient city of Ionia takes place about 6 miles (10 km) north of the Menderes (Maeander) River. And also it is situated 10 miles (16 km) inland from the Aegean Sea, in southwestern Turkey. Its well-preserved remains are a major source of information about ancient Greek town planning. The ancient city is among some of the … Read more

Archaeological Excavations in Izmir: A Mother Goddess Figurine Found

A mother goddess figurine found in archaeological excavations in Izmir (Image Credit: Hurriyet Daily News)

Archaeological excavations in Izmir Yeşilova and Yassıtepe mounds of the Bornova district has recently ended. Diggings have revealed that an 8,200-year-old mother goddess figurine. What’s more, archaeologists have also revealed fishing-related net weights, various kinds of jewelry items, as well as fish fossils, and numerous mussels remain. Archaeological Excavations in Izmir Extended The Life of … Read more

Hot Air Balloon Rides over Göbeklitepe Archaeological Site

Hot air balloons take off at the zero point of history

Afterward Cappadocia, air balloon rides over Göbeklitepe is now the new trend. Hot air balloon rides over Göbeklitepe has officially begun after completing safety tests and presentation stages. Colorful hot air balloons now dot the blue skies above Göbeklitepe. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southeastern Turkey’s Şanlıurfa province. It has been intensely … Read more

4.000-Year-Old Textile Mill Found in the Western Part of Turkey

4.000-year-old textile mill in Turkey has aroused great excitement. (Image Credit-Daily Sabah)

Turkish archaeologists have unearthed a 4.000-year-old textile mill in Western Turkey. The finding contains parts of a loom and tools for creating textiles. What’s more, there are also accessories dating back four millennia in western Turkey. It is now a matter of curiosity whether this groundbreaking discovery rewrites history. “Last year we made some exciting … Read more