Turkish Culture

When is Sacrifice Eid in Turkey in 2021?

When is Sacrifice Eid in Turkey 2023?

Sacrifice Eid, known as Kurban Bayrami in Turkish or Eid al-Adha in Arabic, holds immense religious and cultural importance in Turkey. This comprehensive guide unveils the time-honored traditions, historical significance, dates, and jubilant celebrations associated with this momentous occasion. The Significance of Sacrifice Eid (Sacrifice Feast) Sacrifice Eid commemorates the devotion and obedience of Prophet Ibrahim [...]

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Best Turkish Baths (Hammams) in Istanbul

Within the last two decades, old hamams of Istanbul have been restored with modernized infrastructure to supply unforgettable experience and boost tourism of Turkey. Today we have listed some of the most famous Turkish baths of Istanbul and here are some popular questions you may ask regarding Turkish Bath. Hamam was one of the key [...]

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How to make Turkish Coffee at home ?

Traditional Turkish Coffee Coffee is the most beloved beverage in the world, which has books written about it. In different cultures it has different effects, rituals and traditions to drink. Turkey is one of these countries who proceed with coffee beans in a different way and drinks in special pots and cups.   Why Turkish […]

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When is Ramadan Eid in Turkey 2023?

The Ramadan Eid in countries such as Turkey is a time for families to get together, visit relatives, paying one’s respect to older people and join in activities such as sharing special meals. Sweets or traditional desserts are served for guests visiting home. Also, cemeteries and family members who passed away are visited a day [...]

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Easter in Istanbul

What is the Easter? Easter is a Christian event that commemorates the belief in Jesus Christ‘s resurrection. The incident is claimed to have occurred three days after Jesus was crucified by the Romans and died, according to the New Testament of the Bible. Although Easter is a Christian celebration with deep theological importance, several of […]

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The Best Turkish TV Series On Netflix

The Best Turkish TV Series On Netflix Turkish tv series industry became an important player in the market, especially they are pretty famous in South America, Balkans and Islamic countries. Now they made a further attempt and started to be broadcasted in Netflix, which means that they aim to be known worldwide. Most of the […]

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Is Istanbul Gay Friendly?

Is Istanbul Gay Friendly? This is somehow a hard question to answer regarding the gay friendly Istanbul, but we can clearly state that Istanbul is one of the most gay-friendly cities in its league. Before trying to establish a fact, we should stand on the characteristics and the culture of the Turkish society. Turkey hosts […]

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Which Souvenirs to Buy From Turkey?

Which Souvenirs to Buy From Turkey? Every guest visiting Turkey has a different reason of course. One of these reasons is shopping, however, even if you are visiting Turkey for cultural reasons having a souvenir on the way back home is a common tradition all around the world. To your wife, husband, family, friends, or […]

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Henna Tattoo In Istanbul

What is Henna? Henna in Istanbul

What is the Meaning of Henna? In dictionaries, henna is described as “A reddish-brown dye made from powdered leaves of a tropical shrub and used to dye hair and adorn body,”. In Turkish culture, it means a very important ritual of the bride before her wedding ceremony. All family and friends come together and dye […]

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What Is Turkish Breakfast?

What Is Turkish Breakfast?

What Do The Turks Have For Breakfast? Cheese Olives Borek Sujuk and Pastrami Jams, Honey, etc. Turks have a different perception than the rest of the World regarding Turkish breakfast. As we, Turks, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But actually, it is not a meal but is a ceremonial event where […]

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