The special attraction in Safranbolu is its houses. In fact, it has been listed in the World Heritage sites of UNESCO because of these specialty houses. These structures represent old civilian architecture that was prevalent during the 18th and 19th century of the Turkish society. For example, the sizes of the houses depict the Turkish preference of joint families. It is also called the "House of five facades" because of the magnificent roof structures.
The rooms are large, spacious with lots of natural light and each two/three-storied building has 6 to 9 rooms. The Turkish art is expressed in its fragile woodwork, indoor knobs, banisters and carved wall and ceiling decorations. The ornamental styles and elaborate carvings depart an elegant touch to these beautiful houses. It is a "must see" if you ever visit Safranbolu.
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Cretense (68681) 2009-06-20 8:38
Beautiful and interesting architecture photo, great framing and composition, great definition! Excellent light managment under given conditions, you have balanced pretty well the shadowed and the bright areas! Congratulations!
anokutan (15097) 2009-06-20 10:01
Ahmet bey merhaba,
Safranbolu evleri bir başka güzel tabi.Güneşin batımına doğru bu kareyi almanız daha da güzelleştirmiş.Selam ve sevgiler.
leonorkuhn (16233) 2009-06-20 11:00
Very interesting buildings. You chose a good point of view enhancing the architectural elements. Excellent light and details.
Have a nice weekend
hay_kes (30426) 2009-06-20 11:20
Merhaba Ahmet Bey,
Safranbolu'dan nefis bir mimari çalışma.Eline sağlık.
ciakgiak (30403) 2009-06-20 16:00
these houses are really interesting because of their particular architecture.
You composed the image in a very good way, light abd sharpness are perfect. Excellent work.
Have a good Sunday.
clio (27955) 2009-06-20 23:16
I like the very beautiful unity of colors warm and golden by the sunbeam. This set of facades and roofs is charming. The POV is very well chosen to make us discover this beautiful architecture.
Congratulations, best regards
BurhanettinMasa (641) 2009-06-21 7:06
Evler ne kadar asil, ne kadar doğal, sizin zamanlamanız da o kadar güzel olmuş, ellerinize sağlık ...
stego (22556) 2009-06-22 11:40
They are surely most charming and picturesque. I like the graphic set rendered by all those roofs and windows, beautiful lit by the light of sunset.
- Copyright: ahmet gedikli (ahmetgedikli) (25258)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-04-19
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: CANON EOS 400D, Tamron AF 17-50mm
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2009-06-20 5:43