Monthly Archives: March 2011

Beyoglu and Beyoglu

Beyoğlu, İstanbul, pentax kx

Beyoğlu, İstanbul, pentax kx

Night on the Bostanci

Bostanci district, Istanbul, pentax kx

Bostanci district, Istanbul, pentax kx

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Bostancı fish market, Balık çarşısı, Istanbul, pentax kx

Bostancı fish market, Balık çarşısı, Istanbul, pentax kx

Stop climate changing

Kadıkoy, Istanbul, pentax kx

Kadıkoy, Istanbul, pentax kx

Giant ants are protesting climate changing. Public exhibition at Kadıkoy.

The residential history of Tesvikiye Camii

Teşvikiye Camii, Teşvikiye Mosque, Istanbul, pentax kx

Teşvikiye Camii, Teşvikiye Mosque, Istanbul, pentax kx

TEŞVİKİYE REGION

Until 1954, Teşvikiye was a district of Beşiktaş and on that day it was linked to Şişli Borough.

The residential history of Teşvikiye goes back to middles of 19th century. Previously it completely had rural look. During the period of Sultan Selim III, (1789-1807) this place was a hunting and shooting practice area and the memorial of this is in the yard of Teşvikiye Mosque. Beside this stone having the date of 1205/1790-91 there is another shooting practice stone belonging to Sultan Mahmud II with the date of 1226/1811 and it is also in Teşvikiye Mosque while the other one is at Nişantaşı – Ihlamur road at Topağacı section of the district taking place in the front garden of an apartment. Continue reading

Tulip Festival (Lale festivali)

Istanbul tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, pentax k10d

Istanbul tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, pentax k10d

some photos from past years of Istanbul Tulip Festival

Istanbul tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, pentax k10d

Istanbul tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, pentax k10d

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Istanbul Tulip Festival season

Istanbul tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Istanbul tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, Istanbul, pentax k10d

we ‘re in season of tulip festival.  In the next week , we ‘re waiting for you :)  see you in İstanbul

 

Istanbul tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Istanbul tulip festival, Istanbul lale festivali, Istanbul, pentax k10d

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streets of Yedikule

Yedikule, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Yedikule, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Anadolu Hisari

Anadolu Hisari, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Anadolu Hisari, Istanbul, pentax k10d

party time

party time

party time

homeland, streets of Besiktas

Beşiktaş-İstanbul

Beşiktaş-İstanbul, pentax k10d