History of Istanbul and Constantinople

History of Istanbul A Short History of Istanbul, Byzantium and Constantinople Facts The city of Istanbul has had three different names throughout history. In the past, it was known as Byzantium as a Greek colony and Constantinople as a Roman city. Since the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the city has been called Istanbul….

Byzantine Empire Facts, Map, History

History and Facts about the Byzantine Empire on Map Byzantine Empire History, Culture, Religion, Map, Facts Why Constantine Chose Byzantium As The New Capital? The city of Rome, lost its importance by the beginning of 4th Century due to Barbarian attacks. Emperor Constantine decided to move the capital of Roman Empire to the East. For…

Topkapi Palace Ticket Price and Hours

Topkapi Palace Museum Topkapi Palace Ticket Price, Opening Hours and Short History First of all, Topkapi Palace is very important because of its location. Because the first city life in Istanbul began here. Istanbul was founded in 660 BC by a legendary man named Byzas. The ancient Greek acropolis, Byzantium, bearing the name of the…

Istanbul Museums Entry Fees and Hours

Istanbul Museums Istanbul Museums Entry Fees, Opening Hours and Working Days Entrance fees and opening-closing times of museums in Istanbul change almost every year. Updated every six months, this article provides you with up-to-date information on the most visited museums in istanbul. This entry was last updated on July 18, 2020. The information in the…

Hagia Sophia History, Architecture, Facts

Hagia Sophia Facts Hagia Sophia History, Architecture, Mosaics, Facts Hagia Sophia Museum is located in the heart of Historical Peninsula (former Constantinople). It’s considered as the most important historic monument in Istanbul. Hagia Sophia is the most visited museum of Istanbul, Turkey. Let’s discover the secrets of Hagia Sophia together. Hagia Sophia History, Architecture, Facts…

Ottoman Empire Map, History, Facts

Ottoman Empire Maps Ottoman Empire Map, Short History, Facts Ottoman Empire was founded in 1299 by Osman Ghazi and consistently grew from 1299 to 1683. The first 10 rulers of the Ottoman Empire is considered as the most successful kings. Ottomans Kings carried these titles: Sultan (Arabic: King, Ruler), Padi┼čah (Persian: Shah Of the World),…