Zilkale Castle: The Greatest Castle in Turkey’s Rize Province

Zilkale Castle (Zil Kale or Zil Castle) is Turkey's one of the most magnificent castles

Zilkale Castle (Zil Kale or Zil Castle) is Turkey’s one of the most magnificent castles. The castle welcomes thousands of visitors every year. With its altitude of 750 m, the castle offers a magical view to its visitors. So, you must add it to your “to-do list” in Turkey. Before We Begin: Zil Kale, Zil … Read more

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

Euromos | Temple of Zeus in Turkey’s Aegean Region Awaits History Enthusiasts

Euromos Ancient City or Euromos Ruins brings the ancient history to the light

A Turkish excavation team has been carrying out works to unearth a temple of Zeus in the ancient city of Euromos. The ancient city is located at a short distance from the Turkish Riviera city of Bodrum. Temple of Zeus in Euromos Ancient City is only the Beginning Abuzer Kızıl, an archaeologist at Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University … Read more

Ancient Urartian Caves in Turkey’s Tunceli to Remake the History

The caves are one of the most intriguing and fascinating sights in Tunceli

Ancient Urartian Caves in the Çemişgezek district of eastern Turkey’s Tunceli will probably boost tourism in the city. (Click to see our article on 81 Fascinating photos from 81 provinces of Turkey). Ancient people carved out the cave rooms to create a settlement in the area. So, thanks to a project by the local district … 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

A Digital Exhibition in Istanbul: Osman Hamdi Bey

Osman Hamdi Bey exhibition in Istanbul (Image Credit-CNN Turk)

A digital exhibition in Istanbul has been organized by the Communications Directorate in memory of the versatile artist Osman Hamdi Bey. The artist, Osman Hamdi Bey, has an important place in Turkish art history. Marmara University, by the way, is presenting the exhibition at Sultanahmet Campus. A Digital Exhibition is Happening in Istanbul The dream of the exhibition became … 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