Zağnospaşa Secondary School
Five senses Comenius Project
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was the
founder of the Turkish Republic.
After the first world war, the
Ottoman Empire was occupied.
So he went to Samsun and started
the Independe War on 19 may
1919. He saved our country and
introduced reforms. He was the
great leader .
It is the capital city of Turkey.
Turkish grand National Assembley is here
Anıtkabir is the mouseleum of Atatürk.It is in
Ankara(capital city). There are always lots of visitors from
Turkey and other countries.
From now on you will watch the World Heritage
Sites that are listed by the UNESCO as of special
cultural or physical significance in Turkey.
It was the capital city of Ottoman Empire. And there
are lots of historical and touristic places in
Istanbul. These are the some of them:
Topkapi was the first Ottoman palace to be built (1466-1478) in the
newly conquered capital of the Empire by Mehmet ll. Located on the spot where
the foundations of the city were first laid in ancient times by Megarian Chief
Byzas in the 7th century BC, the palace boasts one of the most beautiful views
of İstanbul, incorporating the Bosphorus, the Golden Horn, the two shores and
the sea of Marmara.
Dolmabahçe was built in neo-baroque style between 18431856 in the rapidly growing northern section of the city, at
the Marmara outlet of the Bosphorus, to replace the Topkapı
Palacewhich was out fashioned.
The name Ciragan comes from the word "cerag" which means torch in
Persian. The area in which the Palace is located was called Ceragan
because of the famous Ottoman parties which were held in tulip gardens
with torches. The palace was built during the reign of Abdulmecit and was
designed by the armenian architect Serkis Balyan.
This 17th century mosque, facing the Haghia Sophia, is famous for its beautiful
blue tile work ornamenting its interior walls
Sultanahmet (The Blue Mosque)
Suleymaniye (the Magnificent)
This outstanding piece of architecture was built in the
16th century by the famous Ottoman architect Mimar
Sinan for Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent. Standing on
a hilltop of the ancient city over the Golden Horn, it
contributes gracefully to the city's skyline. The tombs of
the Sultan, his wife Hürrem and Mimar Sinan are found
within its compounds. It is the largest mosque of
İstanbul with four minarets.
Hagia Sophia Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Orthodox
patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum
in Istanbul, Turkey. From the date of its dedication in
360 until 1453, it served as an Eastern Orthodox
cathedral and seat of the Patriarchate of
Constantinople, except between 1204 and 1261, when it
was converted to a Roman Catholic cathedral under the
Latin Empire. The building was a mosque from 29 May
1453 until 1931, when it was secularized. It was opened as
a museum on 1 February 1935
Yerebatan Sarayi (Cistern Basilica)
The Basilica Cistern (Turkish: Yerebatan Sarayı ), is the largest of several hundred ancientcisterns that lie
beneath the city of İstanbul. The cistern, located 500 feet (150 m) southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the
historical peninsula of Sarayburnu , was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor
The Selimiye Mosque
The Selimiye Mosque is an Ottoman Mosque in the
city of Edirne. The mosque was commissioned by
Sultan Selim ll and was built by architect Mimar
Sinan between 1569 and 1575. It was considered by
Sinan to be his masterpiece and is one of the highest
achievements of Islamic architecture.
Troy(Truva) was a city. It is best known for being the
setting of the Trojan War described in the Greek Epic cycle and
especially in the İliad, one of the two epic poems attributed to
Pamukkale is a natural site in southwestern
Türkiye. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces
of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water.
"Holy City" was an ancient
city located on hot springs in
classical Phrygia in
As the center of ancient Lycia and the site of its most extensive antiquities, Xanthos
has been a mecca for students of Anatolian civilization since the early 19th century.
Many important artefacts were found at the city. Two tombs, the Nereid Monument
and the Tomb of payava, are now exhibited in the British Museum. The Harpy
Tomb is still located in the ruins of the city.
Çatalhöyük was a very
large Neolithic and Chalcolithic protocity settlement in southern
Anatolia, which existed from
approximately 7500 BC to 5700
BC, and flourished around 7000BC.It
is the largest and best-preserved
Neolithic site found to date.
Mount Nemrut(2552m) is located in southeastern
Turkey, 87 km from Adıyaman, and is part of the Taurus
Mountain range, above the Euphrates River valley. It is the site
of extensive ruins of the tomb of Antiochos of the Commagene
Kingdom (163 BC – 72 AD).
The name was traditionally used in
Christian sources throughout history and is
still widely used as an international tourism
concept to define a region of exceptional
natural wonders, in particular characterized
by fairy chimneys and a unique historical
and cultural heritage.
The exquisite carvings and architecture of both buildings put them among the
most important works of architecture in Anatolia and led to their inclusion on
UNESCO's World heritage List in 1985. Of particular note are the geometrical
and floral reliefs on the main door.
Hattusaş was the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age.