Anatolia Culture Blog

Beykoz Shoe Factory

A veteran corner of the Bosphorus, a pioneer of Ottoman leather manufacturing, the country's source of pride in the 1855 Paris Universal Exhibition, gold medal-winner factory in the 1877 Vienna International Fair, and finally the Sumerbank's reputable manufacturing spot in the Republican period: Beykoz Shoe Factory.

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Black Diamond

Black Diamond

It remembers some people of a never-ending journey to the emptiness and evokes to achieve the enlightenment for others. Once upon a time, this black craft was called as mining and this city as the capital of labor in Turkey's western Black Sea shores.

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From Zeki Müren With Love

From Zeki Müren With Love

Bodrum means sun, joy and different shades of blue for most of the people; but it also has magnificent historical, social and artistic influence. Choosing Bodrum for either living or vacation, there are various activities to do. One thing that remarks on those activities is to visit the beloved singer Zeki Müren’s house.

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Cinnah 19

Cinnah 19

Ankara brings eyes, which know how to reveal the hidden, to beauty… Blind streets, a wide terrace, an ornamented wall; they appear with a sudden, make people smile. Most of the time, those revealed beauties have a history left behind. The house of a national leader, an old garden of an embassy, a ball room where many projects was embarked on.

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A Gourd Violin Maker in İstanbul

A Gourd Violin Maker in İstanbul

In the midst of the chaos in İstanbul, the sounds of the music are rising from the hands of Ruşen Can Acet being a young craftsman and musician who was born in Manisa in 1989. When we enter into his workshop which he built in his house by overcoming all obstacles, we are seeing there is a serious work in view, our admiration becomes much more.

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From Iskilip

From Iskilip

A sincere gaze at İskilip from Kadir Tahtacı's lens...

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Human, You Are

Human, You Are

Ankara citadel with all its sincere essence from Emre Bostancı's lens.

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The Legend of Aquarius: Ganymedes

The Legend of Aquarius: Ganymedes

“Ganymedes was the loveliest born of the race of mortals, and therefore the gods caught him away to themselves, to be Zeus’ wine-pourer, for the sake of his beauty, so he might be among the immortals.” Homer, Iliad

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Sahmeran

Sahmeran

Rumour has it that in Tarsus region, there were creatures living underground called Maran whose heads like a human and the lower half of the bodies like a snake. Although they were living secretly from people, there were some who had knowledge about medicine and helped people for good...

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