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Turkey’s hidden holy land

After years of violence, the newly accessible region of southeastern Anatolia offers dramatic landscapes and a rich heritage combining Turkish, Arabic and Kurdish culture.
10 February 2014


Ancient worlds: The story of civilisation

In this classic video from the BBC archive, historian Richard Miles travels to Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece, showing how past successes and failures shaped today's world.
Read more… 25 January 2014


Echoes of an ancient land along Turkey's Abraham Path

A modern re-creation of Prophet Abraham’s journey, the 170km trekking route across southeast Anatolia is part of an ambitious vision to unite the Middle East.
Read more… 15 April 2013


Worldwide Weird

Tying together the strands of history

A handful of museums around the world use over-the-top displays of tenderly-treated tresses to detail how hair has acted as an important cultural signifier through time.
Read more… 12 March 2013


Mini Guide

Mini guide to historic Istanbul

From Byzantine churches to Ottoman palaces, Istanbul's well-preserved heritage is still very present on a visit to Turkey’s largest city.
Read more… 25 January 2013


An epic ancient ruins road trip

Turquoise waters and ancient ruins coexist along Turkey’s Mediterranean and Aegean coasts, giving history buffs and beach bums exactly what they want in a vacation.
Read more… 03 June 2011


Uncover the secrets of Topkapi Palace

The opulent royal residence and harem has a storied history and magnificent collection on view.
Read more… 02 November 0010


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