Eyup Sultan. The first mosque in Istanbul.

Many tourists visit the most famous monuments in Istanbul and leave with an excellent overview of the architecture and landscapes of the city. However, the most conservative and traditional areas often remain outside the programs. The … Continue reading

Turkish religious holidays “Seker Bayram”

In Turkish the word "Bayram" means Party. Both national and religious holidays are designated by this word. National parties are governed by the Gregorian calendar, while religious follow the lunar calendar (Muslim) and each year … Continue reading