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Library - Travelogues

Following the Footsteps of Travelers…We Host Secret Witnesses of History!

This digital exhibition was created using a selection of travel books that constitute an important part of the rare collections in Koç University libraries and from engravings in Ankara Photo Postcard and Engraving Collection.

ANTALYA THROUGH THE EYES OF TRAVELERS

The digital exhibition "ANTALYA THROUGH THE EYES OF TRAVELERS", was created with selected valuable resources from VEKAM rare collection. The exhibition content is in Turkish.

“İstanbul from the Footsteps of Travelers, Through the Eyes of the Tourist Guides! I" - A Guide to Constantinople, Demetrius Coufopoulos

“İstanbul from the Footsteps of Travelers, Through the Eyes of the Tourist Guides! I - A Guide to Constantinople by Demetrius Coufopoulos" describes Istanbul from a topographic and historical perspective and gives practical information to the visitors about the city.

“İstanbul from the Footsteps of Travelers, Through the Eyes of the Tourist Guides! II" – Constantinople Tourist Guide, Ernest Mamboury

“İstanbul from the Footsteps of Travelers, Through the Eyes of the Tourist Guides! II – Constantinople Tourist Guide by Ernest Mamboury" provides very solid information about the Byzantine monuments in Istanbul.  The guide includes information about Istanbul’s history, geographical features, races, sects, Byzantine and Ottoman Art, units of measurement, and sea and land transportation.