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SEVEN HILLS SAGA

 The grandma of two continents on a journey

from atmospheric Turku to the wonders of Istanbul.

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Istanbul TV Tower
Istanbul TV Tower
Istanbul TV Tower
Istanbul spize bazaar
Istanbul TV Tower
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In the bookcase of almost every Turkish home you will find a book about Finland, “ Finland, The Country of White Lilies” (Ak zambaklar ülkesinde - Finlandya).

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Istanbul is older than you expect. Neolithic artifacts, discovered by archeologists in recent years indicate that the area of Istanbul has been inhabited for over 8 000 years.

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There are 237 hamams in Istanbul but only 60 of them are still in use.

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The Grand Bazaar (Kapalıçarşı) in operation since 1461, is one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world with 60 streets and 5,000 shops.

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Istanbul is called ”Seven hills city” because Roman Emperor Constantine the Great built Constantinople on seven hills to make it match the famous seven hills of Rome.

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Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.
-Rumi

Slide 2

If everything around seems dark, look again, you may be the light.
-Rumi

Slide 3

With your fragrance in the air, I give my love to the wind.
-Rumi

Slide 4

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
-Rumi

Slide 5

Why are you knocking at every other door? Go, knock at the door of your own heart
-Rumi

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TV tower in Istanbul
TV tower in Istanbul
Istanbul's spice bazaar
TV tower in Istanbul
TV tower in Istanbul
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Slide 1

In the bookcase of almost every Turkish home you'll find a book about Finland, “ Finland, The Country of White Lilies” (Ak zambaklar ülkesinde - Finlandya).

Slide 1 - copy

Istanbul is older than you expect. Neolithic artifacts, discovered by archeologists in recent years indicate that the area of Istanbul has been inhabited for over 8 000 years.

Slide 1 - copy - copy

There are 237 hamams in Istanbul but only 60 of them are still in use.

Slide 1 - copy - copy - copy

The Grand Bazaar (Kapalıçarşı) in operation since 1461, is one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world with 60 streets and 5000 shops.

Slide 1 - copy - copy - copy - copy

Istanbul is called ”Seven hills city” because Roman Emperor Constantine the Great built Constantinople on seven hills to make it match the famous seven hills of Rome.

Slide 1

Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.
-Rumi

Slide 2

If everything around seems dark, look again, you may be the light
-Rumi

Slide 3

With your fragrance in the air, I give my love to the wind."
-Rumi

Slide 4

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
-Rumi

Slide 5

Why are you knocking at every other door? Go, knock at the door of your own heart
-Rumi

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Seven hills cities

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