In 1895 Turkish Muslim refugees from Crete moved to the ruined town and called it Selimiye. Today, Side has become a popular holiday destination and experiences a new revival.
It was a popular spot for watching the solar eclipse of March 29, 2006.
Having been the Bishopric of Eastern Pamphylia, it is still a titular see of the Roman Catholic church.
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... less than half of the original building stands today ... Today Malmesbury Abbey is in full use as the parish church of Malmesbury, in the Diocese of Bristol ... in the abbey's scriptorium, provide source material today for the history of Wessex and the West Saxon church from the seventh century ...
... Today, the Parlour is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies for up to 90 guests ... led to a small waiting room, before the great hall of the Audience Chamber, which today houses beautiful Flemish tapestries bought by Lord Curzon ... It is not possible today to access the turrets ...
... There were at least two settlements within today's city limits, Panhooseck and Paanpack ... York passed to the English in 1664 and in 1707 Derick Van der Heyden purchased a farm near today's downtown area ... In 1771 Abraham Lansing had his farm in today's Lansingburgh laid out into lots ...
... Three pubs are situated in the village, The Anchor, The Royal Oak, The Old Crown and one in Little Bookham, Ye Olde Windsor Castle ... Legend has it that King Henry VIII's hunting parties used to pass through Bookham and stop in the Windsor, hence its royal name ...
... East and Siberia) fill part of the tourist trade demand today ... popular materials in Edo Japan and still used today metal - used as accents in many netsuke and kagamibuta lids hippopotamus tooth - used in lieu of ivory today boar ...
Famous quotes containing the word today:
“Boundless in your charity, but shrewd and cautious as a lender, you delight all those today whom you made beggars the day before.”
—Franz Grillparzer (17911872)
“Everything here below beneath the sun is subject to continual change; and perhaps there is nothing which can be called more inconstant than opinion, which turns round in an everlasting circle like the wheel of fortune. He who reaps praise today is overwhelmed with biting censure tomorrow; today we trample under foot the man who tomorrow will be raised far above us.”
—E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)
“At times it seems that the media have become the mainstream culture in childrens lives. Parents have become the alternative. Americans once expected parents to raise their children in accordance with the dominant cultural messages. Today they are expected to raise their children in opposition to it.”
—Ellen Goodman (20th century)