Turkish customs and traditions or what you can and cannot do to tourists
For the reason that Turkey is at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, on the crossroads of ancient trade routes, its culture is very complex and sometimes even difficult to understand. And Turkish customs and traditions are mixed – part of them came from the Caucasus, the other – from the Middle East, the third – from the Mediterranean. You can also see the imprints of the cultures of Central Asia and even the ancient world. Moreover, the Turks themselves have become one people, only by the early twentieth century, so there is nothing surprising in such a confusion cannot be found. However, tourists do not necessarily learn the history of Turkey and all the neighboring Nations – in order to avoid problems due to his behavior, you need to learn only the minimum of its norms in this country. As a rule, traditions of behavior are associated with Islam, but some are quite distinctive. The implementation of the standards of conduct will enable a person not to annoy local residents and not to create problems yourself, be polite and pleasant person, and follow these simple rules you can easily.
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In national dress of any nation reflects its customs and culture. Japan – very unique country and its traditional clothing is very beautiful and her spirit transmission kimono or wafuku.
Originally, the term “kimono” referred to all clothing, but with the onset of Western fashion, the term came to mean only Japanese national dress. The Japanese had the desire to give his traditional clothing the term “wafuku”, but the Europeans still perceive both terms as synonyms.
Summer walk in yukata
The history of national costume
In the Jomon era, which lasted from 13,000 to 300 BC, the Japanese was simple clothes from hemp fibers. In the first Millennium BC in Japanese clothing appeared the Korean-Manchurian costume, and in the 5th century of our era Japanese costume was similar to Chinese hanfu. In the middle ages the nobles, priests and samurai over the kimono were wearing special pants-skirt hakama. Ordinary people wore clothes only on holidays or at festive events such as a wedding. From 1392 hakama could not be worn over the kimono began to tie the special Obi belt. In 1603 the costume acquired the form, which has been preserved to our days. It has extended sleeves, made wider Obi that was tied Continue reading
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