Customized Guided Tour

Customized Guided Tour – Ensar Islamoglu on CCTV

Chinese Television got the best guide for their customized guided tour. It was Ensar’s pleasure to tell them about and make them fall in love with his country.

Chinese television was in Turkey to make a film and introduce Istanbul and Turkey itself to their viewers.

Their idea was to do something special and they needed somebody different for that. They chose the recommended, best private tour guide in Istanbul, Ensar Islamoglu.

It was my pleasure to help the television crew to do that.

Although I mentioned to them that they needed to make at least hundreds of episodes; because of lack of time, we could only make one…

Paradise of history, archaeology and mythology

With more than 30,000 ruins, only about 1000 of which are visible, my country is a paradise of history, archaeology and mythology. What you will see in the film about Turkey below is only a small pa

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Palace Weddings on the Ottoman Dynasty

Shows and fireworks on the Golden Horn

That day the heart of Istanbul and of the empire was beating at this procession.

The participants wore their best outfits and carried their most valuable arms and pistols. Ahmet III was trying to show his power and wealth to his people with, this street parade instead of revealing his supremacy to the entire world in the battlefields. With the feasts and festivities he organized, with the mansions he had built during the Tulip Era and with all the luxury, he had changed the outlook of the capital city and ushered a new epoch in the Empire. The wedding day was a historic day for Istanbul. Everybody on the streets was happy. Joy was in the air. The streets were overcrowded. The windows were wide open. Faces beneath the veils were praying for the happiness of the bride and for the wealth, dashing look of the Sultan and his procession.

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