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For all the travelers visiting or missing Istanbul.

BOUTIQUE HOTELS ISTANBUL: TOP 5

The city is full of stylish boutique hotels now. Some small, some bigger than others... Our Top 5 Boutique Hotels list explores the best and most convinient boutique hotels in Istanbul for you to stay in. ...

Urbanization of Istanbul

Turkey's second biggest income comes from construction industry which has been booming especially since the 1999 earthquake that reminded Turkish people about the dangers of natural disasters....

THE OTTOMANS

The Ottoman's ruled the region for the next 400 + years until November 1, 1922 when the Grand National Assembly (led by Ataturk) passed a law deposing Mehmed VI - the last of the Ottoman Sultans - and voiding all laws of his government....

Fazıl Say – Black Earth

Fazıl Say (born in 1970) is undoubtedly one of the most talented and respected Turkish artists today. He is a pianist and a composer who has gained success on the internation scale both with his tremendous talent in playing the piano and in creating music....