Cappadocia Soganli Valley and Seljuk History, Soganli Valley Soganli lies in a valley 25 km. to the east of Derinkuyu and 65 km. to the southwest of Urgup. It is supposed to have been once called Sondos. But a popular story has it that this town was the last place taken during the Arab invasion.
Kayseri History Information | Cappadocia Turkey, Kayseri is one of the larger towns of central Anatolia (pop. 207.000). It adjoins the provinces of Yozgat and Sivas in the north, of Adana in the south, of Maras in the east and of Nigde and Nevphir in the west. The history of Mazaka (as. Kayseri was called
Nigde City Information Turkey, Nigde Nigde is a town (pop. 30.000) in the southern part of Cappadocia, and the town went into a decline. Today, the main places of interest rest to the west of the road. It also dates from the Hittite period; from tablets found in the village of Andaval in the province
Ihlara Valley in Cappadocia Turkey, Ihlara is reached by starting on the Nevehir-Ankara Road, then turning left at Km. 58 and driving for 40 km. It can also be reached from Derinkuyu by a much shorter road; it also lies on the Derinkuyu-Aksaray road (40 km). The 150 mt. deep Ihlara valley which is formed
Topkapi Palace Museum Sections in Sultanahmet Istanbul, The Aviary: This is the kitchen where the sultans’ food was prepared. Section Of Iranian And Italian Brocades: The paved court and bathhouse of the Ward of the Agas, which was in a rudimentary style rebuilt after a fire in 1856, have been preserved. In the Ward Iran-Ian
Istanbul Topkapi Palace Museum Sections, Picture Gallery: The pictures exhibited in the three halls on the second floor of the same building are for the most part portraits of Ottoman rulers, of some of the sultanas end princes and of great statesmen of the Empire. There are works of the Italian, French and Spanish schools
The Sections of Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul, The Pool: There are many pools in the Saray grounds but this particular one, situated in front of the Revan and Bagdad Kiosks and of the Apartment of the Mantle of Felicity, is of special note, because of the attractiveness of the jet in the middle and
The Harem Section of Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul, THE HAREM The section of the Harem, which was first founded by the Conqueror, was constantly added to until to-day. It contains some two hundred and fifty rooms divided into various apartments, a few kiosks, two mosques, six bathhouses, special treasuries and even a hanging garden.
Parts of the Sultanahmet Topkapi Palace Museum, The Enderun Library Going out from the Audience Chamber the visitor faces a many-domed marble building built by Ahmet III in 1718 in order to house the palace library. Previously on the same spot stood a kiosk with fountains, built by Selim II. The plaster reliefs on the
Section Of Weapons of Topkapi Palace Museum Istanbul, Going back through the Ward of the second court one encounters to the right the side of the old Divan building. This building, in which are kept collections of weapons, dates from the Conqueror and used to house the Inner Treasury and the Fiscal Treasury. It has