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Izmit News

Photo Essay: Ancient Turkish towers Special

Izmit - You can find surprising things in Turkey, such as ancient walls and towers next to a modern restaurant with a bustling city view.

Photo Essay: Kocaeli, Turkey Special

Kocaeli - Kocaeli is a province in northwest Turkey that borders on the Marmara Sea in the south and the Black Sea in the north. In between are industrial cities, rolling green hills, farms, and charming seaside villages.

Photo Essay: Izmit archaeology museum & train station Special

Izmit - A small museum in Izmit, Turkey, not far from Istanbul, features amazing exhibits of Roman, Greek, Byzantium, and Ottoman architecture, statues, burial markers, artifacts, and even gold leaf jewelry.

Photo Essay: Archaeology opportunity in Turkey Special

Izmit - Turkey is an archaeologist's dream. Not only does it offer amazing Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman, Byzantium, and Ottoman ruins, it also offers yet un-explored sites for those interested in archaeology.

Death plot against Turkish pastor foiled Special

Istanbul - Last week a plot to assassinate a Turkish Christian pastor near Istanbul was foiled by the Turkish anti-terrorist police.

Political Change in Turkey Special

After years of maintaining control in Turkey, Islamist Ak Party Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan faces student protests and speaks about stepping down.
 

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A gypsy woman requests help to sell her vegetables when her streetside marketplace was closed
A gypsy woman requests help to sell her vegetables when her streetside marketplace was closed
A glass-enclosed cafe
A glass-enclosed cafe
Two students pose beside a simit cart.
Two students pose beside a simit cart.
A woman baker pauses for a photo inside a bakery
A woman baker pauses for a photo inside a bakery
Photos of Roman Emperor Constantine s bust and the tunnel that still stands beneath Izmit city stree...
Photos of Roman Emperor Constantine's bust and the tunnel that still stands beneath Izmit city streets, leading 2 kilometers to the ampitheater
My evening English class  young adults and teenagers who don t want another war
My evening English class, young adults and teenagers who don't want another war
My students board the train for Istanbul
My students board the train for Istanbul
Copies of Roman busts found in the Nicomedia excavation site
Copies of Roman busts found in the Nicomedia excavation site
Copy of the bust of Roman Emperor Diocletian found in the Nicomedia excavation site
Copy of the bust of Roman Emperor Diocletian found in the Nicomedia excavation site
Muslim boys join the rally in a park to support Muslims in Egypt and Syria
Muslim boys join the rally in a park to support Muslims in Egypt and Syria
Traditional fishing boats near a Turkish naval ship museum on the Marmara Sea at Izmit
Traditional fishing boats near a Turkish naval ship museum on the Marmara Sea at Izmit
A display in the gallery shows a map of Nicomedia  copies of Roman busts found in the site  and phot...
A display in the gallery shows a map of Nicomedia, copies of Roman busts found in the site, and photos of Emperor Diocletian's underground tunnel that still stands beneath Izmit streets
A young Turkish man  who studies English  holds the Turkish and American flags at an English  Speaki...
A young Turkish man, who studies English, holds the Turkish and American flags at an English "Speaking Cafe" in Izmit, Kocaeli
Colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Union protesters march peacefully through downtown Izmit  near Istanbul
Union protesters march peacefully through downtown Izmit, near Istanbul
A waterfront cafe
A waterfront cafe
A map of ancient Nicomedia  hung on the walls of the gallery
A map of ancient Nicomedia, hung on the walls of the gallery
A family strolls along a row of tulips at Seka Park in Izmit  Kocaeli
A family strolls along a row of tulips at Seka Park in Izmit, Kocaeli
The Museum of Arcaeology & Ethnography in Izmit
The Museum of Arcaeology & Ethnography in Izmit

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