Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK, was an Ottoman and Turkish army officer, revolutionary statesman, writer, and the first President of Turkey. He is credited with being the founder of the Republic of Turkey.
Turkish Culture is unique in the world in that it hasinfluenced and has been influenced in return by cultures andcivilizations from China to Vienna and from Russian steps to North Africa for over a millennia. Turkish coffe from 14. century until now…
Turkey has a very diverse culture that is a blend of various elements of the Oğuz Turkic, Anatolian, Ottoman and Western culture and traditions.Ottomans… Turkey has a wide variety of regional costumes…
The Anatolian peninsula, comprising most of modern Turkey, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited regions in the world.Çatalhöyük from Konya… Göbekli tepe from Çayönü from
The temple of artemis is one of theseven wonders of the world.The town of Selcuk in Izmir
The Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles demarcate the boundarybetween East Thrace and Anatolia; Turkey is a bridge Europe and Asia. Bosporus bridge from Istanbul…
Turkish is the sole officallanguage through out Turkey. ATATURK was teaching Turkish language to Turkısh student…
April 23 National Sovereignty and ChildrensDay, officially the Republic of Turkey and the TurkishRepublic of Northern Cyprus is one of the holidays andnational festivals. Founder and first president of the Republic ofTurkey by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was a gift to the worldschildren.
Islam is the dominant religion of Turkey, it exceeds 99% if secular people of Muslim background are included. Sultan Ahmet Mosque…
RAMADANThe three-day Ramadan holiday is a special time for all. Everyone wears their best and also new clothes bought especially for the occasion. Then, it is time to go to the mosque, visit relatives and friends and entertain visitors. These visits provide an opportunity for those not on speaking terms to patch up their differences. In this feast everyone gives candies. President of the Turkey Rebublic giving candy to children …
Hand-kissing is a gesture indicating courtesy,politeness, respect, admiration or even devotionby a man towards a woman, by a child towardshis parent or grand-parent.
Turkish delight or Lokum is a family of confections based on a gel of starch and sugar.
Raki is a Turkish unsweetened, anise- flavored hardalcoholic drink that is popular in Turkey.It drinks with water.
Karnıyarık is a Turkish dish consisting ofeggplant stuffed with a mix of sautéed choppedonions, garlic, black pepper, tomatoes, parsleyand ground meat.
Of Course Turkish Tea and Baklava…After the dinner, Baklava All the world knows, Turkish Tea…perfect idea…
Meeting and Greeting Etiquette ; Friends and relations would greet each other with either one or two kisses on the cheek. Elders are always respected by kissing their right hand then placing the forehead onto the hand.
Gift GivingEtiquette The only time you would need to give any great thought to gifts would be ifyou were invited to a Turks home for dinner. The most usual gifts to take are pastries, (especially baklava) and decorativeitems for the home such as ornaments or vases.
The tradition of the Turkish bath was born generations ago, adopted from Romans and Byzantines and then perfected by the Seljuk and Ottoman Turks and has continued even until today.
Turkish hand-woven carpets are exporting allover the world.
Which have a rich traditionof Turkish sports wrestlingsport, has a history as old as human history.