The Eiffel Tower, built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris, initially faced criticism but ultimately won admiration for its innovative design. Designed to last 20 years, it avoided demolition due to its use as a radio transmission tower. Historically significant and symbolizing enduring beauty, this global icon attracts millions yearly.


Abdülmecid Efendi Mansion: ”Elegance From The Past To The Future”

Abdülmecid Efendi Mansion in Istanbul, built in 1880, is hosting an exhibition called “Elegance From The Past To The Future” reflecting on Turkish history and culture. The mansion, originally a cultural hub for artists under Prince Abdülmecid Efendi, showcases Ottoman-era women’s fashion, religious clothes, bags, shoes and accessories alongside items related to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The exhibition is open until March 17, 2024.


A Significant Location on the Black Sea: Rize

Rize, a coastal city in Turkey’s Black Sea Region, offers a blend of natural beauty and historical sites. Its wealth of natural attractions include hiking, fishing, and rafting opportunities, with significant sites like Fırtına River and Kaçkar Mountains National Park. Historical landmarks include Kız Kulesi, a medieval castle, and the ancient Rize Castle. The city, lacking in nightlife, thrives on tea production and fishing.