Posts Tagged ‘Ottoman period’

  • Timisoara – An ancient Ottoman capital surfaces

    on May 13, 15 • in Archaeology, History, News, Ottoman period, Romania, Tourism • with Comments Off

    Turkish bath - Liberty Square - Timisoara

    Little did I know that one my favourite piazzas in Romania was hiding a secret beneath its modern European facade. I’d heard rumours that Piata Libertati (Liberty Square) in the city of Timisoara was the site of a magnificent Turkish bath during the Ottoman era (1552-1716). But I’d never seen any sign of that world other than a small plaque with Arabic writing on the wall of a nearby building. Then in September 2014 I returned to the city on Romania’s western frontier and discovered something exciting: archaeologists had unearthed the 400-year-old bathhouse known as the

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  • HAEMUS organizes an educational Skopje Ottoman Heritage tour for International Museum Day 2014

    on May 9, 14 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Cultural heritage, Education, News, Ottoman period, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia, Tourism • with Comments Off


    UNESCO Club HAEMUS with the support of the City Museum of Skopje and Macedonia Vision (incoming tourist program by SAVANA Tourist Enterprises), for the International Museum Day 2014, organizes an educational ‘Skopje Ottoman Heritage tour‘. Date: 18.05.2014 (Sunday) Meeting point: at the gate of the Old Bazaar (entrance from Bit Pazar) Time: 10:00 to 13:00 pm Type: Half day walking tour Guide: Dimitrovska Vasilka, archaeologist and licensed tourist guide Host: HAEMUS – center for scientific research and promotion of culture Partners: City Museum of Skopje and SAVANA Tourist Enterprises Ottoman heritage tour of Skopje includes

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