Going to this amazing metropolis, everyone wonders – what to see in Istanbul? In our article we tried to collect the most popular and interesting sights of Istanbul for visiting. This multifaceted and amazing city, combining magnificent architectural monuments, will not leave you indifferent.
We present you the TOP sights of Istanbul that will plunge you into history and leave an unforgettable experience.
If this is your first visit to Istanbul, you should start exploring the city with those historical sites that are within walking distance in the historical Sultanahmet district.
In addition to visiting attractions, it is worth taking a tour of the Bosphorus or the Princes’ Islands – vivid emotions are provided for you. Continue reading
Venice Carnival (Carnevale di Venezia) is an annual festival held in Venice in February. The carnival begins about two weeks before the Ash Wednesday (in the Latin rite of the Catholic Church – the day of the beginning of Lent, celebrated 45 calendar days before Easter; in Orthodoxy it corresponds to a clean Monday) and ends on Fat Tuesday (a carnival holiday is celebrated in the Catholic world on the eve of Ash Wednesday).The 18th century was the era of the highest prosperity in the history of the Venetian carnival in history. The irrepressible spirit of flirting and betrayal, a feeling of complete freedom and the expectation of exciting adventures attracted an aristocracy from all over Europe to this masquerade. The fame and popularity of the carnival was so high that even high-ranking persons did not consider it incapable of incognito to take part in unlimited fun. Continue reading
The name of each country causes us certain associations. At the word “Morocco”, I immediately recall the sweet yellow-sided oranges, “Cuba” – fragrant cigars. And at the mention of “Ceylon”? You yourself know the answer to this question. Of course, tea! You may not know anything about Sigiriya and the peak of Adam, never see the temples and dagobas of Sri Lanka, but you know Ceylon tea since childhood. This fragrant aromatic drink. But let me disappoint you. You don’t know ANYTHING about Ceylon tea!
Sri Lanka Tea Plantations
In the highlands of Sri Lanka there are endless tea plantations. A green carpet covers all the slopes. Every patch of this meager land is used to its full potential. Continue reading