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The tomb of Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi, the most important humanistic and Islamic mystic philosopher, is here. The complex, built in the 14th century, was the center for the religious order of whirling dervishes and a place housing priceless works of art.
Here the early Christians took refuge from Roman persecution. Numerous religious cave paintings display evidence of early Christianity. This is a unique, fascinating region in Turkey with its "fairy chimneys" carved out of volcanic rock.
1. Arts of the Meddah, public storytellers (2008) The Art of the Meddah (Public Storytelling) may be described as the art of telling stories for the purpose of entertaining an audience with impersonations and animation. Those who practice this art are cal...
Ahrida was founded in the 15th century by Macedonian Jews and restored in the 17th century. Neve Shalom Synagogue, despite being relatively new, is the most important Jewish synagogue in İstanbul.
This 11th-century church of St. Savior in Chora is one of the most important Byzantine monuments in İstanbul. Its frescoes and mosaics from the 14th century are superb.
One of the most important Christian monuments of all time, this ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century is one of the architectural marvels of the world.
The Bible records that Abraham lived here and his father, Terah, died here. Harran is known for its interesting cone and cubic shaped dwellings and contains ruins of the oldest university in this region.
The famous Sufi dervish leader of the Bektaşi order is buried here. This 14th century complex includes tombs, guest houses, a kitchen, a mosque, a wishing tree, and an area for ascetics, as well as famous sayings of Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli.
St. Nicholas was born in Patara and served as archbishop of this church in Myra during the 4th century.
Having been a sanctuary for early Christians, Cappadocia is an open air museum full of unequal natural and cultural components. The region of Cappadocia is located in the middle of a once-active volcanic area of central Anatolia. Millions of years ago thr...