The Tale of the Far City (Uzak Sehrin Masali)

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The Tale of the Far City (Uzak Sehrin Masali) is a Turkish TV series that mixes drama and action in a masterful way to bring to the screen a telenovela that, although it does not deviate too much from the conventional premises, it does give a personal touch to the plot.

If you want to know more about this telenovela, which is its cast, how many episodes it has and the channels where you can watch it in Spanish, we encourage you to stay and read this article.

WATCH ALL FULL EPISODES: If you want to see all the complete episodes in English, we explain it at the end of the article.

Plot of the History of The Tale of the Far City

The story of the series The Tale of the Far City , also known in Turkish as Uzak Sehrin Masali, revolves around Ummay, a young woman who is married and has three children. However, her marriage is far from idyllic, as, her husband mistreats her cruelly.

Overwhelmed and frustrated by the life she leads, one-night Ummay decides to escape with her children to take refuge in her hometown, called Skitepe, where Sonay, her older sister, still lives.

On the other side of the story is Kürsat, who is a fugitive with a mysterious past. This young man has crossed the border illegally and has also ended up in Skitepe, specifically in Sonay’s house, where he will pretend to be married to her.

The paths of all these people will cross in the small town of Skitepe, and from this crossing will emerge a love triangle in which both Ummay and Sonay will fall in love with the mysterious Kürsat.

Seasons and episodes

The telenovela is currently on air, so it is not yet known for sure how many episodes it will have. So far, the series has only one season and 5 episodes. Each episode is approximately 120 minutes long. The broadcast of the soap opera began on September 12, 2021.


In the cast of the soap opera “Story of a Faraway Town” stands out actor Barış Kılıç, who is known for participating in the famous series Feriha’s Secret, and also in the soap opera Forbidden Fruit.

In short, the top cast of Uzak Sehrin Masali is made up as follows:

  • Aslıhan Güner as Ummay.
  • Barış Kılıç as Kürsat
  • Begüm Birgören as Sonay
  • Timur Acar as Affan
  • Zeynep Eronat as Aliye Demirkan

Curiosities of the series

The shooting of this television drama took place in the city of Kars, which borders Armenia. Subsequently, filming continued in Istanbul, specifically in the Beykoz neighborhood. Thus, the photography exhibited in the series is real images of Anatolia and Istanbul.

Where to watch online this series in English

The official broadcasting channel of this drama is FOX. In addition, you can watch the series and all the full episodes in English on various online platforms such as the one shown below. Of course, the quality of the series may be far from the best, after all, it is always better to opt for original products.

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