Smoking hookah in Turkey, Turkish hookah cafe

Smoking hookah in Turkey, Turkish hookah cafe

Hookah was invented in medieval Iran and quickly spread throughout the Muslim world, from Indochina to Morocco. Hookah is a smoking device that allows you to filter and cool inhaled smoke. The tradition of smoking hookah In Turkey, hookah is a part of life and an ancient tradition of Turkey. During the period of the Ottoman Empire, the sultans used […]

Sultans harem, Topkapi, Istanbul

Sultans harem, Topkapi, Istanbul

A little history to begin with The Turks called the harem “House of Happiness.” Polygamy first appeared among the Assyrians. Then it was accepted by Muslims who were allowed to have up to four wives. In the 10th century, with the acceptance of Islam, the Turks had a tradition to contain harems. It reached its climax during the Ottoman rule […]