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Şırnak City Guide: Şırnak City Guide

Şırnak, which is located in the Southeastern Anatolia Region, emerged as a city after being a town of Siirt, in 1990. It is home to Mount Cudi, which is believed to have hosted Noah’s Ark. The city has a history from 5000 BC. Since the Neolithic Period, the Assyrians, Urartians, Seljuks, and Ottomans inhabited the city. The city is surrounded …

Uşak City Guide: Uşak City Guide

Uşak in the Middle Aegean has always been a settlement since ancient times. The city dates back to the 4th millennium BC and has become a busy route, especially in the Bronze Age. In the 2000s and 2500s BC, the Hittites had an extremely rich history of civilization along with the Lydians, the Romans, and the Byzantines. It was an …

Cittaslow Towns of Turkey: Cittaslow Towns of Turkey

Cittaslow, which first appeared in the Italian capital of Rome in 1986, means “slow city” with a broader meaning that includes untouched nature, away from the noise, distant from the metropolitan life, and reminiscent of a resort. Thus, there is no traffic problem, and the crowds and the noise is far away. Cittaslow towns for our country are almost heaven. …

Turkish Dairy Products and Kanlıca Yoghurt

Dairy products in Turkish Cuisine continue to decorate not only the tables of our country but the tables of the whole world. The discussions on butter are continuous. Milk, the source of healing, is considered as the cornerstone of growth which is indispensable for Turks from Central Asia. There are many different products obtained from milk to increase the body’s …

Iğdır City Guide: Iğdır City Guide

Located in the easternmost part of our country, Iğdır has been a settlement for centuries and has attracted attention with its unique history. The city was built near Mount Ağrı and was used as a settlement by the Urartians, Sumerians, Assyrians, and Scythians before Christ. Later on, Persians dominated the city in the 7th. century, and it was then possessed …

Maraş Battered Ice Cream

With its magnificent aroma, unique texture, gummy consistency, and non-melting form even on the hottest days, Maraş battered ice cream is a magnificent treat that is native to Turkey and exported to many countries. Tourists in İstanbul quickly find ice cream in their hands after seeing the ice cream seller. Both the story and the recipe of the cold and …

Bartın City Guide: Bartın City Guide

Bartın, located in the western Black Sea region, has recently been rediscovered as one of the most beautiful cities of our country. With Kastamonu in the east, Karabük in the south, Zonguldak in the west, and a 59-kilometer coastline in the northern part of Bartın, the city is indispensable for those seeking simplicity and silence during summer tourism. The Hittites, …

Bilecik City Guide: Bilecik City Guide

Located in the southern part of the Marmara Region, Bilecik is a charming and beautiful Anatolian city. Having witnessed the founding period of the Ottoman Empire, the city was home to a civilization dating back to ancient times. For this reason, Bilecik, which has many important historic buildings, is adjacent to Sakarya in the north, Bursa in the west, Bolu …