Archive for tag: did you know

Named after the standard-bearer of the Prophet Muhammad, Eyüp is one of the holiest and most sacred places of pilgrimage in the Islamic world.

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The Turkish legend of how Turkey's tulips got their colors.

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300 million Orthodox Christians exist worldwide, yet the heart of Orthodox Christianity has existed in Istanbul for over 17 centuries.

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...in Istanbul.

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Aşure or Noah’s Pudding is a porridge like pudding dessert inspired by Noah and the Ark.

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Each summer, Turkey harvests the largest production of hazelnuts in the world from the Black Sea region.

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Each summer, Turkey produces the largest production of figs in the world.

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Everyone thinks that tulips come from Holland, but they actually originated in Turkey.

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An important part of Turkish culture and the most commonly consumed hot drink throughout Turkey.

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The bridge that spans the Golden Horn, connecting Karaköy to Eminönü.

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