1. KorbenDallas

    Old Istanbul aka Byzantium aka Constantinople aka Tsargrad Photos

    Our main purpose on this site is to create an Archive of Old Istanbul Photographs and to provide fast access to the photograph we are looking for. We do not have the purpose of showing the user unnecessary pages and keeping them on the site. Site programming has been done in this direction...
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    Question | 1913 Istanbul: Tram tracks installation or what?

    Found the below image on this Twitter account. After google-translating the image description we get the following: In 1913, tram tracks were laid on Beyoğlu, İstiklal Caddesi, which is still under construction, and Cadde-i Kebir, as it was called that day. İstiklal Caddesi (Independence...
  3. Gypsy Girl Mosaic in Zeugma, Turkey

    Gypsy Girl Mosaic in Zeugma, Turkey

    This particular mosaic was uncovered in Zeugma in 1999 and is now in the Gaziantep Museum of Archeology. This mosaic has become the most famous of all the mosaics uncovered in Turkey in recent years.
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    Turkey: 13th Century Chapel, Mud Flood and Renamed Cities

    If these musical chairs with various city names in Turkey are of any indication, we will never be able figure out what was where, and when. At first, I came across a 13th century buried chapel, which was recently excavated in Turkey. While trying to establish what older city its location could...