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February 16, 2015

Istanbul Sites Mentioned in Dan Brown’s Inferno

The author of Inferno has managed to put Istanbul back on the map for tourists and business travelers alike. Published in 12 countries, Dan Brown’s book […]
January 12, 2015

Bursa’s Covered Bazaar vs Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

A lot of travelers compare the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul to the famous Covered Bazaar in Bursa to the south. The two destinations are similar, but […]
August 16, 2014

The Legend of Maiden’s Tower

The Maiden’s Tower stands today as a testimonial to the beauty of many legends that abound here in Turkey. Though we at Hotel Büyük Keban pride […]
June 6, 2014

Istanbul During the Ottoman Empire

As the capital of the Ottoman Empire from 1453 to 1923, Istanbul was cemented as one of the world’s most historically significant cities, following up its […]
March 28, 2014

5 Must See Mosques in Istanbul

Istanbul is a haven for history lovers and architecture buffs, and some of the most remarkable traces of how the city’s history and architecture cross are […]
March 26, 2014

East Meets West: What Makes Istanbul Unique

As an important strategic location for many of history’s great civilizations, and a major center of the ages-old Silk spice routes that connected Asia, Africa, and […]