Hagia Sophia comes from the Greek words Holy Wisdom and is an Orthodox patriarchal basilica turned Mosque and then finally a museum located within the city of Istanbul in Turkey.
Christian Ruling of Hagia Sophia
For nearly a thousand years from when it was first constructed, it was a Cathedral and t..
The Unprecedented Highlights of Turkey
Set on the crossroads of Asia and Europe, Turkey is a Eurasian country that is considered a hub for extravagant culture and history in the region. The country is a centre of attraction for millions each year for many reasons, which includes promenades of sugary..
The Famous Grand Bazaar of Istanbul
Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey is the haven of one of the largest and oldest covered market around the world, famously known as Grand Bazaar. The market is also called Kapali Carsi and it is famous not only among the locals but tourists as well. The Grand Ba..
Black & White View of Saint Sofia on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
Saint Sofia is a museum in Turkey and it is also known as the Ayasofya in Turkish and Sancta Sophia in Latin. It has been around for centuries, dating back to 532 AD and because of its historical background and relevance, many tourists make ..
This is a souvenir acrylic fridge magnet of Istanbul Turkey. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, with a population of 13.9 million. Istanbul is a transcontinental city, straddling the Bosphorus-one of the world's busiest waterways-in northwestern Turkey, between the Sea of Marma..
Souvenir from Istanbul - An Acrylic Fridge Magnet of Hagia Sophia
The Church of the Holy Wisdom, famously known as Hagia Sophia in Greek is a former Byzantine Church and former Ottoman Mosque in Istanbul. Presently, it serves as a museum and is regarded as one of the most imposing buildings across t..
This is a souvenir acrylic fridge magnet of Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul's population is estimated to be between 12 and 19 million people, making it also one of the largest in Europe and the world. Essentially the capital of the Roman, Byzantine, and much of the Ottoman periods, this ..
Wonderful View of Pamukkale Pools
Pamukkale, a bizarre natural site is a major highlight of Turkey. It is a famous mineral enriched natural health spa, existing for around 2000 years. Pamukkale is approximately 2700 meters long, 600 m wide and 160 m high. The Turkish name of the site "Pamukkale" mea..
The Fairy Chimneys of Goreme are an awe-inspiring feature of the small town located in Cappadocia, Turkey. These chimneys have a fairy castle appearance and many people travel from thousands of miles just to see them.
The Volcanic Eruptions
The Ecriyes Mountain is the main reason for all of these fa..
Dolmabahce Mosque depicted on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
Dolmabahce Mosque is situated in Istanbul and it is adjacent to Dolmabahce Palace. There are several mosques in Turkey, dating back centuries, but Dolmabahce Mosque is special because it is on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Many tourists come ..
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or the blue Mosque, known for its blue colored tiles adorning the exterior walls, is a Muslim place of worship and has a capacity for nearly 10,000 people.
Ahmed I and His Contribution
Over the span of nearly seven years, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque was built. It contains a tomb ..
Regional Significance of the Turkish Eyes
While the eye is considered to be the windows to the soul, many ancient cultures around the world revere it as a powerful organ that can ward of evil. In Turkey, the "evil eye" or Nazar as it is known is a harbinger of bad luck, ill health and misfortune. In..
Portrayal of Alanya Coast on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
The city of Alanya lies in the Mediterranean region of Turkey and is categorized as a peninsula. Historical landmarks and Alanya's favorable climate make it an attractive tourist spot. Alanya contributes 9% of the tourist sector in Turkey. The portr..
When you Want Magnificence - Turkey is your Best Bet
Turkey or officially known as the Republic of Turkey dates back to the Ottoman Empire, and enjoys an unrivalled geographic location between eight countries including Iraq, Syria, Iran, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Greece and Georgia. According t..
Turkey is a country with a great history. At one point, the Turkey was the center for all Muslim states. Their rulers were used as a reference point to refer to great leaders that have changed history with their actions and words. The Turkish people chose to bath very often and tha..
Statue of Ataturk depicted on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
One of the most memorable and distinctive things about Turkey is the abundance of Statues of Ataturk all around the country. They have been strategically placed in important areas to emphasize the influence Mustafa Kemal Ataturk had in Turkey. You ..
Sultan Ahmed Mosque - The Blue Mosque
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque of Istanbul is famously known as the Blue Mosque, as beautiful blue tiles adorn the interior wall of the mosque. The mosque was built under the reign of Ahmed I from 1609 - 1616. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque is admired with a tomb of the found..
Acrylic Fridge Magnet Illustrating a Tree at Coast
Turkey is a peninsula as it is surrounded by water from three sides. If you are on a beach in Turkey, you will often see a tall tree on the coast. Trees have the most natural existence and they make the otherwise barren land look wonderful.
The Mausoleum at a Glance
Situated aloft a towering hill in the city of Ankara is the monumental tomb of Kemal Ataturk, the first president and founder of the Turkish Republic. The imposing structure with its massive Doric inspired columns as depicted in the acrylic fridge magnet, attracts a huge to..
Belek Beach View Shown on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
This acrylic fridge magnet is an appropriate souvenir of Belek Beach and you can buy it from world-wide-gifts.com. It is a nice and soothing beach located in Belek, which is a town in the Serik district in the Antalya Province of Turkey. Gorgeous white..
Souvenirs from Pergamon
Pergamon, now a part of the city of Bergama, is located in Turkey. It is a city that dates back to the time of the Ancient Greeks. The city is rich in history and culture and has numerous sites that have been preserved over centuries and are open for the public to visit.
The Magical and Undiscovered Secrets of Turkey
Set in the midst of the Mediterranean, Turkey is rich in archeological sites, modern delights, magnificent coastlines, and attracts more than 35 million tourists each year. Ranked as the 6th most popular destination in the world, the country's capital a..
Sea Shell Depicted on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
We have all shared an interest of collecting different types of items. One such hobby is the collection of seashells from vacations at islands and beaches. Many famous kings and wealthy men used to collect seashells dating back to the 17th Century.
Turkey - The Magical Asset of the Middle East
Turkey is flourished with seaside resorts and historical sites, and has appealed to tourists for the past few decades for its intriguing culture and its enviable geographical location in the midst of the Mediterranean Sea. The resort towns in Turkey are ..
Precious Souvenirs from Turkey
Turkey plays a vital role in connecting the Western world to the Eastern world in terms of geography. Istanbul, a city in the European part of the country, is the third most populous city in Europe, after Paris and Moscow. Turkey is rich in history and this is the plac..
This is a souvenir acrylic fridge magnet of Edirne, Turkey Edirne is a city in Eastern Thrace, the northwestern part of Turkey, close to the borders with Greece and Bulgaria. Edirne served as the capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1365 to 1453, before Constantinople (Istanbul) be..
This is a souvenir acrylic fridge magnet of Mugla, Turkey. Mugla is a city in south-western Turkey. It is the center of the district the same name, which stretches along Turkey's Aegean coast. The district area's physical features are high plains abbreviated by mountains, surrounded by..
History And Evolution of Turkish Art Patterns
As depicted in this acrylic fridge magnet, Turkish art patterns are unique and bear no resemblance to Western art. The diverse array of geometrical shapes, floral patterns and motifs largely reflect the religious persuasion of the Turks during the reign ..