Istanbul Museum Opening Hours, Working Days and Admission Fees 2019
Istanbul Museum Opening Hours, Days, Admissions
Schedules and admission fees of Istanbul Museums updated every year. You may find the up-to-date opening and closing hours, working days and admission fees of Istanbul’s most popular museums in this blog post.
Note: Prices updated by 1st of October, 2018.
Everything About Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia History, Architecture, Mosaics, Facts
Hagia Sophia Museum is located at the heart of old Istanbul. It’s considered as the most important historic monument in Istanbul city. Hagia Sophia is literally the gem of Istanbul, Turkey. Let’s discover the secrets of Hagia Sophia together. Read More
Ottoman Empire Maps With History & Facts
Ottoman Empire Map, A Brief History, Significant Facts, Achivements
Ottoman Empire was founded in 1299 by Osman Ghazi and consistently grew from 1299 to 1683. The first 10 rulers of the Ottoman Empire is considered as the most successful kings.
Ottomans Kings carried these titles: Sultan (Arabic: King, Ruler), Padişah (Persian: Shah Of the World), Khan (Turkish: Referring to ancestors from Central Asia)
Additionally the first two rulers, Osman I and Orhan were called as Ghazi (The warrior) since the Ottomans were no more than a warlike principality then. Murad I (1362-1389) considered as the first Sultan, since he built the foundations of Ottoman army, society, laws of the Ottoman State.
The Ottoman Sultans also carried the title of Caliph (Halifa) from the time of Selim I (1512-1520). Caliph is an Islamic title. Meaning the spiritual leader of Islamic World. This religious title was used by the Ottoman Sultans after the conquest of Mecca and Medina. Read More
Barcelona Architecture And Antoni Gaudi Buildings
Antoni Gaudi Architecture, Facts, Works, Biography
There is so much to tell about Barcelona and it’s not possible to squeeze everything in a single blog post. Therefore I tried to display the action of the streets in my first blog post. This second article is reserved for Barcelona‘s cultural & architectural heritage.
Barcelona has the legacy of painters like Salvador Dali and Picasso and the architect Gaudi. Even a week might not be enough to experience its unique features. Catalan people’s distinctive culture is making the Barcelona cultural capital of Spain.
Modernism Architectural Literary In Barcelona
Although this blog post was written to mention Barcelona’s inventive architecture, it’s somehow dedicated to Antoni Gaudi since he left a signature to the corners of the city. I will try to tell you about his life and works in this humble article. Read More