All inclusive hotels are truly a brilliant invention of mankind. But they also have one significant drawback – here the very next day you turn into a lazy seal that can only move along the route “restaurant-beach-number” and vice versa. Perhaps that is why many people think that in Turkey there is nothing interesting outside the gates of the hotel. Sure? We will try to prove that there is a completely different Turkey that you do not know.
Ancient monuments left after the parade of conquerors, postcard landscapes, amazing facts of the penetration of Europe into Asia, the Byzantine and Ottoman history of Istanbul, the ruins of Ephesus and the surreal panoramas of Pamukkale and Cappadocia are all also Turkey. And she deserves to briefly break Continue reading
Holidays in Turkey with a Russian tourist are associated primarily with the warm sea, sun-drenched beaches, noisy attractions, shopping and the all-inclusive system. But not all Turkish resorts are the same. Yes, and if you look closely, they offer guests a far from similar set of entertainment and activities. Each region, despite the presence of absolutely common features, is unique, and often surprises and even shockes with the surprises of the most advanced and demanding tourists.
Marmaris and Kemer are two completely different resorts in Turkey. The first is still being studied by Russians, while the second traditionally leads the top of popularity. At the same time, both are unique. Both the climate and the format of tourist life itself. Let’s try to figure out which resort to prefer this Continue reading
The mosaic museum, which will be discussed below, is actually part of the peristyle of the large imperial palace in Constantinople, which was discovered in the 30s of the last century and literally resurrected from the ashes of the completely burned out buildings of the market and the former stables of the Ottoman army, which were located on the site the once majestic imperial palace. As is often the case in Istanbul, the unique Byzantine mosaics of the 5th-6th centuries were discovered by accident during construction work in the area of Arast Bazaar in 1933. As a result of excavations, about 2 thousand square meters of priceless mosaics made with the greatest art of lime, terracotta and glass 5mm cubes, the number of which per 1 sq.m., were discovered and excavated from the ground. reaches 40 (!!!) thousand. Continue reading