Eskisehir

In spite of the fact that Eskişehir (Old City) is the second largest city in the Central Anatolia after Ankara, it does not look so by its appearance. Almost the whole city is new except for Odunpazari quarter that is situated on a comparatively high location. This name Eskişehir is …

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Kirsehir

Kırşehir is the homeland of Ahi Brotherhood and Bektashi. Ahi Evran, founder of Ahi sect, and Hacı Bektaş Veli, founder of Bektaşi, lived here in Kırşehir. It is told that the city’s name used to be Gül Şehri (City of Roses), according to sayings it used to smell rose all …

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