1. bickern

    Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent

    The only son of Selim I, Suleyman I was born on November 6th 1494 at Trabzon (Black Sea coast of Turkey). At the age of 26 he became the 10th sultan of the Empire in 1520 and is known as "Kanuni", the Lawgiver, in his homeland, but for Europeans he has always been "Suleyman the Magnificent"...
  2. bickern

    Sultan Ibrahim - Executed

    DID YOU KNOW? SULTAN IBRAHIM, NICKNAMED "THE MAD" WAS OVERTHROWNED BY THE JANISSARIES AND EXECUTED. The Ottoman state was greatly weakened by war, misrule, and rebellion during his reign (1640-1648). Ibrahim’s unfortunate mental state was probably because he was locked up in the cage, a...
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    Yavus Sultan Selim Bridge.

    Opened today the 3rd cross continental bridge in Istanbul and the largest bridge in the world with a railway station. Something for the Turkish nation to be proud of as a fantastic world class feat of civil engineering, and a credit to the ruling party imo.
  4. Mushtaq

    Explosion Near Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul

    BREAKING NEWS Explosion in square in Istanbul near the popular touristic area of Sultan Ahmet, reports of casualties..... More to follow.
  5. eshek

    A just sultan makes good out of bad laws

    Guess who the SULTAN is - A just sultan makes good out of bad laws: Erdo?an - POLITICS
  6. christella

    sultan restaurant

    any body know where this is in Akbuk heard good reports about it
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    Sultan apartments

    Does anyone have a contact email address for the Sultan Apartments please?
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    SULTAN WAY - Address & Transfer help please

    Hi everyone We're out on the 16th July and from what I remember it was a nightmare for drivers to find Sultan Way. Given all the changes since we've been back I'm not sure I'd be able to direct anyone anywhere ! Anyone who lives in or knows Sultan Way - could you give me an exact address that...
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    Altinkum, Sultan Way, help and advice !

    Hi All New to the forum and would really appreciate some help from the nice people on here. We (family with 3 kids) are coming over to Altinkum on 16th July staying for 30 days (!). Haven't been back for a few years and have an apartment in Sultan Way (yes I've heard all the horror stories but...
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    Sultan Park Hotel Kas

    Hello Does anyone know if Sultan Park Hotel in Kas is open this year? I have sent a few emails to book a room and haven't had a reply and am worried that they won't be opening this year. Last year my emails were replied to in February. We had a fantastic time there last year and really don't...
  11. E

    Sultan Kent

    Hi Everyone Anyone have any info on Sultan Kent Site? Paul
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    Sultan Kent Sitesi

    Does anyone have information, experience on
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    Sultan Kent Sitesi

    Hi Guys/Gals I have been trying to get more information on this development using the usual search engines but information is very sparse. Can any forum users pinpoint the actual location on Google maps (on Akbuk Road between Akbuk and Didim) and offer more information in terms of prices...
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    informations on sultan's hamam

    I'm an Italian tourist and August 4, 2010 I went to the sultan's hamam. Here I met a masseur who made me the massage oil. Since then I always think of him. I do not remember hIS name but I remember his appearance. That day, I went there in the morning with Kastalia club and I was the last of the...
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    2 bed ground floor apartment - Sultan Way - £42,000

    Hi All I am selling my ground floor - 2 bedroom apartment in Altinkum, less than 10 minutes stroll from Dolphin square, large balcony with full pool view, apartment is fully furnished and includes absolutely everything, gated complex with 24 hr security, facilities include games room, table...
  16. shirleyanntr

    From Slave to Sultan

    Ottoman history is full of vibrant complex characters. For me one of the most interesting is Roxelana, who was taken from her homeland as a child and sold in the slave markets of early 16th century İstanbul, from there she entered the household and Harem of Suleyman the Magnificent, the...
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