Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Despite occasional efforts to outlaw the habit, the smoking of all kinds of tobacco and opium was a favorite pastime of the Ottomans
VAN - Anadolu Agency
Excavation and restoration works in Van’s Hoşap Castle have unearthed a 400-year-old cistern in a castle that has already attracted attention from tourists.
ÇORUM – Doğan News Agency
A rhino fossil nearly 10 tons in weight and give meters in height has been found in Çorum’s Sungurlu district. The fossil dates back 23 to 27 million years and comes from the biggest known land mammal
ANTALYA - Doğan News Agency
This year’s archaeological excavations in the ancient city of Patara, located in the southern province of Antalya’s Kaş, have ended.
Sometimes it takes a tragedy to unite people. That is exactly what happened when the Ottoman good-will frigate Ertuğrul met a typhoon, only to be saved by the Japanese, uniting the two civilizations in a fraternal embrace from that point forward
ADIYAMAN - Anadolu Agency
Mount Nemrut, a world-heritage site in the southeastern province of Adıyaman, will be promoted in the virtual environment with android applications.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
The European Association of Archaeologists is currently holding its 20th annual meeting in Istanbul. Attended by hundreds of academics from around the word, the meeting will continue until Sept 14
MUĞLA – Doğan News Agency
Within the scope of the Underwater Heritage Studies of Dokuz Eylül University (DEU), a Bronze Age wreckage dating back to 4,000 years ago has been discovered in Hisarönü Gulf in the western province of Muğla’s Marmaris district.
İZMİR – Anadolu Agency
The temple of Serapis, built in the 2nd century AD as a devotion to the Egyptian god Serapis, is said to be the best preserved and largest temple in Anatolia, according to experts
ADANA – Anadolu Agency
The ancient city theater in Magarsus in Adana’s Karataş district will again host culture and arts events after a 2,500-year interlude
MERSİN - Anadolu Agency
Ongoing archaeological excavations in one of the world’s oldest settlements, the Yumuktepe tumulus in the southern province of Mersin, have unearthed the remains of a palace
VAN – Anadolu Agency
Excavations in Van’s old city have uncovered the commercial life of the Seljuk and Ottoman eras
ANTALYA – Doğan News Agency
One of the most visited locations in Antalya, the Father Christmas (Noel Baba) Museum in Demre, exceeded 85,000 monthly visitors for the first time this August
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