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Istanbul Gay and Lesbian Friendly Hotels


Istanbul
 

Istanbul Gay and Lesbian Friendly Hotels

Istanbul is a mysterious and different city where you can see a very conservative society living together with very radical and unorthodox people together. Gays and Lesbians are not accepted in the community as their counterparts in the western world.

However, when it comes to artists, singers and actors then it becomes a different story. There are many gay and lesbian (one very w

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Istanbul University Beyazit Istanbul


One of the main characteristics of Istanbul University is its leadership in higher education for centuries. It has played a guiding and influential role in the social and cultural life of our country. We can clearly see this when we trace the line of historical development of the University.

Istanbul University, as one of the oldest educational institutions, not only of Turkey, but also of the world, was founded when Mehmet the Conqueror conquered Istanbul. Education began to be available in theological schools ("medrese/madrasah" as they were then called) and, until the end of the 16th century, these schools were instrumental in educating the ruling cadres of the Ottoman soc

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Dolmus and Minibus -- Getting Around in Istanbul ?


Dolmus
A dolmus (which means 'full') is basically a shared taxi that sets off once every seat is taken. Dolmus run fixed routes (starting points and final destinations are displayed in the front window) but with no set stops. Passengers flag the driver down to get on (if there's room) and holler out to be let off (Inecek var!). For local journeys, there's one fixed fare. Ask a fellow passenger how much it is or just watch what everyone else is paying. Dolmus run later than buses, oft

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What is AKBIL ? - Getting around in Istanbul


Akbil
Akbil, the 'smart card', is an electronic travel pass that can be used on all public transport except dolmus and minibuses. You get a 10 per cent discount on fares. Akbils are available for a small refundable deposit (TRL6) from booths at all main bus, sea bus and metro stations. To use it, firmly press the circular metal stud into the socket on the orange machine located next to the driver on buses, or to the left of turnstiles at all metro, light rail, tram and ferry stations.

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Civilization In A Bottle


Civilization In A Bottle

Civilization In A Bottle
Planning to open Izmir’s first private Archaeological Museum in four old buildings currently undergoing restoration in the city’s Alsancak district, collector Yavuz Tatis is current caught up in a flurry of activity. Tatis shared his rare bottle collection for the first time with SkyLife. Let us take a closer look at these lovely artifacts.

The story of glass goes back 1500 years when this gift of nature associ

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Miracle in Divrigi - The Heavenly Portal


Miracle in Divrigi: The Heavenly Portal

Divrigi
It is worth having a close look at Divrigi Great Mosque and Hospital, the only Turkish handiwork included in UNESCO’s five hundred architectural masterpieces of the world.

The unique stone-carved ornaments seen on the two great portals (the kiblah or the northern entrance of the mosque, and the hospital gate) are the features that determine the universal artistic status of the mosque and hospital. The three-d

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