The build up to a Turkish wedding is just as important as the ceremony, however.
Of course, it’s the man that does all the running around.
That could be flowers, gifts or big romantic gestures.
To those of us coming from the western world, this kind of behaviour is not only over the top - it’s a bit creepy.
In Turkey, you must be married in a legal civil ceremony.
Many couples choose to have a religious ceremony a few days before the legal ceremony, where they invite family and friends to a service and then reception - much like western-style weddings.