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Topkapi Palace  

Topkapi Palace

Istanbul - Turkey

March 17th 2012
It was supposed to be a trip to an European country (at least it negotiates and is part of the European Economic Comunity) but I knew that it had it's asian part... Turkey is usually called as part of "Eurasia" (Far East Europe) - some people consider it part of both continents (Europe and Asia) and others even call it part of the Middle East (like myTB.org does, as you can see...) It was b ... read more
Middle East » Turkey » Marmara » Istanbul » Sultanahmet

Turkish Flag Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... read more
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