Questioning and wondering about the unknown have always triggered deep thinking and meditation. Why we are in here? What is the purpose of life? What is happiness? Where is our soul?
Those numerous questions have been asked since the beginning of humanity and still today many people seek the truth. Let us help you unlock the doors to your spirituality. We will take you to inspiring places to find your own answers
SOME INTERESTING FACT ABOUT TURKEY
- The world’s oldest temple, “Gobekli Tepe” is in Sanliurfa.
- Peter’s Church of Antioch (now Antakya) is the World’s first church.
- One of two mountains, Ararat and Cudi, is believed to be where Noah’s ark landed.
- Saint George, the dragon slayer, was born in Cappadocia.
- The Virgin Mary’s House in Ephesus was discovered by Sister Emmerich, who saw it in her visions. It counts as one of the most sacred places for Christians.
- The Seven Churches of Revelation are all in the Aegean Region in Turkey (Ephesus, Sardis, Thyatira, Pergamon, Philadelphia, Smyrna, and Colossae)
MYSTICAL PLACES WHERE YOUR SOUL WILL ENJOY
As a great church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Hagia Sophia was the center of Orthodox Christians. Its massive existence was like the reflection of God on this world. Even though it is now a museum, you can still feel its energy today.
In the 16th century Ottoman Sultans gained the title of Caliph. They became the protector of holy relics of the Islamic world that today can be visited in the Palace.
Ebu Eyup El-Ensari – The flag bearer of Prophet Muhammed was killed during the siege of Constantinople in 6th century. His mosque was built nine hundred years later by Ottomans to honor him.
Constantinople was the center of the Orthodox world. After the conquering of Istanbul, the Patriarchate moved to today’s St. George Church in Fener where you can see Orthodox relics and mosaics, as well as the Column of Flagellation.
In the time when most of the population was illiterate, pictures communicated the mysteries of the Christian religion. Chora Church’s breathtaking mosaics and frescoes are not to be missed.
Mount Starius near Antioch /Antakya hosts the world’s first church. This special place and its isolated location let you to travel into the past
“What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.” Revelation 1:11
The Virgin Mary’s house was located by the vision of Sister Emmerich of Germany, who had never been to Turkey. It is considered the last residence of the Holy Mother and today many pilgrims visit this special place.
“Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving, it doesn't matter…” His religion was the great love of God. He loved everything for the love of their creators.
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