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-Turkey Attractions October 25, 2016
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While we understand the value without knowing also that we need to give thanks that our country, the world’s jealous of the year to have a lot of work studying space. Located in our country it has reached today without any deterioration that almost works. I’ve compiled some of this works for you.

1 . Hagia Sophia

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a historical museum in Istanbul . Byzantium by Emperor Justinian in 532 – 537 between is a basilica was built on the old town patriarch cathedral in the historic peninsula of Istanbul, after receipt by the Turks in Istanbul in 1453, Conqueror was converted into a mosque by Mehmet. since 1935, while serving as a museum. Hagia Sophia, the architectural sense, combining central planning with the basilica plan, is a domed basilica type structure with a dome in the history of architecture and structural properties of transition is considered as an important turning point.

The building named “sofia” is not the word anyone’s name in ancient Greek “wisdom” comes from the word meaning sophos. Therefore, “Hagia Sophia” name “holy wisdom” or “divine wisdom” is the means, Orthodox denomination is considered one of the three attributes of God. 6 Miletus of the famous architect century Isidore and Tralles’l the Hagia Sophia that Anthemius Manage in the building where about 10,000 workers and Justinian is said to spend a large fortune for this job. this is a very old building, some of the columns used in the construction of a feature, doors and stone is the brought from older buildings and temples of the building.

Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine period, a large “relics” had the wealth. One of these relics was silver in the 15-meter high iconostasis. Patriarch of Constantinople patriarch Church and the Orthodox Church of the millennium through the center of the Hagia Sophia, the Patriarch I. In 1054, Mikhail Kiroularios Pope IX. It has witnessed to be excommunicated by Leo general Schisma these events, namely the beginning of the separation of the Eastern and Western churches counted.

2 . Aspendos Ancient Theather

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Aspendos or Belkis Antalya province is famous for its ancient city located in the amphitheater in the village of Belkis Serik district.

Aspendos, 8 kilometers east of Serik district, from the mountainous regions where Köprüçayı reached a plateau BC 10th century founded by Achaeans and is one of the richest city in the ancient era of flourishing. Theatre here M.S. It was built by the Romans in the 2nd century. The city is one big, one is built on two small hills.

Pamponrus geographer Strabo and Mela, the authors found that the city’s Agruslular by the Board. After 1200 BC the Greek region has been migration but is the language of the native Anatolian Greek Aspendos name of the source. Important it is on a trade route that connects the port and the river Köprüçay Aspendos, in every age were among the seized desired cities.

Aspendos theater is the most important building. came the best preserved as an ancient theater is an open-air theater. This theater is the oldest and solid samples can reach the scene of the Roman theater in Anatolia today. Architect Aspendian is Zenon, the son of Theodorus. Antony Pier was completed in time to start construction time was Marcus Aurelius (138-164). Theatre has been presented to the city’s imperial family with the local gods.

3 . Sardis Ancient Temple

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Sardis’ are among the remaining structure is very well preserved. Tmolos Mountain is located between the acropolis of ancient Lydia center backs are the most eye-catching of this beautiful temple ruins of antiquity.

4 . Library of Celsus / Ephesus

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Izmir , Selçuk connected to a library ruins at Ephesus. The library was built between 110-135 years during the Roman period is two floors. Timely houses 14,000 books are thought to do.

Studies on the remains of the building, although the front two-story view, shows that the building is three stories high. Manuscripts in rolls, are stored in the upper floors consisting of galleries. 3. The reading room during earthquakes hit the region in burnt century, but was later repaired. It is believed that the front of the destroyed again by an earthquake in the Middle Ages. a long time since the earthquake destroyed the other parts except for the façade was used as the back wall of a magnificent fountain made later.

5 . Afrodisias

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Aphrodisias, the common name of the goddess of many ancient city dedicated to Aphrodite. Aphrodisias (or Aphrodisias) from the most famous of the city, in the southwest of Anatolia, in the old Kariya, today Aydın Karacasu was due to the location of the village Geyre connected to the central parish of the county. Geyre village was moved after archaeological excavations began.

B.C. Founded in the 5th century, during the Roman Empire advanced, BC With the 1st century A.D. 5. through the centuries, has become an important center of art, including sculpture first, reputation with the ceremony on behalf of the temple of Aphrodite and Aphrodite was released.

 

 

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