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Shadow Puppet

Shadow Puppet Turkey

Some say that shadow puppet theatre began in the palaces of Ottoman sultans, or as early as the 14th century. …

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Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

The history of Turkish Delight (known as “lokum”) dates back over 200 years, making it one of the oldest candies …

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Evil Eye Turkey

Evil Eye Turkey

“Nazar Boncugu” is a little magic stone that protects one from the “Evil Eye.” You see this blue glass piece …

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Turkey And Tulips

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Everybody thinks that tulips come from Holland. In the 16th Century they were brought to Holland from Turkey, and quickly …

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Turkish Mosaic

Turkish Mosaic

Turkey are decorated with elaborate mosaics. Haghia Sophia, “The Church of Holy Wisdom” in Istanbul, one of the world’s greatest …

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Turkish Bazaar

Turkish Bazaar Handicrafts

Most Turkish bazaars were built over 650 years before construction on Wolfchase Galleria ever began. Many bazaars were built by …

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Famous Turks

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Turkey General Pasha

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk – (born 1881) Turkish army officer, statesman and the Founder and first President of the Republic of …

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Turkish National Anthem

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Where Turkish National Anthem is known as the “Star Spangled Banner”, , or The March of Independence. The “Istiklal Marsi” …

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The Flag of the Turkish Republic

Turkish Flags

The flag of Turkey consists of a white crescent moon and a star on a red background. The flag has …

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Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

Turkey Flag Ataturk

Ataturk is the national hero of Turkey. He created the Republic of Turkey in 1923 out of the ashes ofthe …

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