TURKEY

Turkey has a lot to offer to its visitors: breathtaking natural beauties, unique historical and archaeological sites, steadily improving hotel and touristic infrastructure, a tradition of hospitality and competitive prices. Therefore, Turkey became one of the world's most popular tourism destinations. Due to its diversified geography, one can experience four different climates in any one day.

GALLIPOLI (ÇANAKKALE)
GALLIPOLI (ÇANAKKALE)

The first inhabitants of the city, which hosted many civilizations, lived on the Biga Peninsula in the Last Chalcolithic Age c. 6000 years ago. However, very little is known about the identity and lifestyle of these early settlers.

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ISTANBUL
ISTANBUL

Istanbul is a city of contrasts, which everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. It is an enchanting blend of Eastern and Western culture, a vibrant, modern city, with a unique identity. Its rich past coexists with modern life...

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CAPPADOCIA
CAPPADOCIA

Cappadocia is a stunning area of lunar rock formations. The area is also famous for its carpet-weaving, wines and the distinctive red pottery of the Avanos area. Cappadocia was a refuge for the early Christians,...

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KUSADASI
KUSADASI

Kusadasi, or Birds’ Island in Turkish, is known as a “fisher-men’s” village. Originally it was a quiet garden where farmers harvested thyme, sage, wild roses, figs, grapes and olives.  It is today an animated village...

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SELCUK
SELCUK

Selcuk, only three decades ago a laidback farming town, has been cast into tourism by its proximity to the ruins of Ephesus, the Shrine of Virgin Mary, the basilica of Saint John, the small village of Sirince...

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IZMIR
IZMIR

Former Smyrna, capital of the Aegean region, Izmir is also called the Pearl of Aegean. Izmir – the third biggest city and second biggest commercial harbor of Turkey - is considered by the Turks as the most beautiful and most modern city of the country...

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PAMUKKALE
PAMUKKALE

This “Cotton Castle” (as it’s meaning in Turkish) is a white cascade from sources containing chalky water which formed stalactites, basins and terraces. The water is renowned for its healing qualities for eye and...

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CESME
CESME

Cesme is a village located at the tip of a peninsula, part of the gulf of Izmir.  This fishermen’s village counts abundant healing springs and thermal waters in its area.  The village may owe its name to these springs as “Cesme” means “fountain”.

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AYVALIK
AYVALIK

Ayvalik is first of all known for its pretty beaches and the best fish of the country.  You will keep long souvenirs of eating fish at the harbor with sunset in the background...

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BODRUM
BODRUM

In the eyes of its lovers Bodrum, with its low-rise whitewashed houses and subtropical gardens, is the longest-established most attractive and most versatile Turkish resort.

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MARMARIS
MARMARIS

Once a sleepy fishing village, Marmaris has ballooned into one of the largest resorts on the Aegean coast. Little of its history remains, as the town is now a modern center with tourism at its heart and soul....

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DALYAN
DALYAN

This lovely fisherman village, surrounded by pine-clad hills, cotton fields and bulrushes, is located on the riverbank near lake Koycegiz.  Facing the village, astonishing rock tombs have been carved out of the...

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FETHIYE & OLUDENIZ
FETHIYE & OLUDENIZ

Modern Fethiye is located on the site of the ancient city of Telmessos, the ruins of which can be seen in the city, e.g. the Hellenistic theatre by the main quay.  Telmessos was the most important city of Lycia, with a recorded history starting in the 5th century BC.

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ANTALYA
ANTALYA

Antalya, the second touristic centrum of Turkey, lies at the feet of the Mount Taurus (Toros) and straight on the Mediterranean. The city is blessed with a very nice climate except during the heats of July and August....

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KONYA
KONYA

The province of Konya that we can call an open air museum, started to work as a residential site in the Neolithic Age. The famous author Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar did not write his lines of "travel the world, and see Konya" for nothing!

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EASTERN TURKEY
EASTERN TURKEY

At the East of the Mediterranean coast, you leave touristic Turkey behind. Yet for many, this area, a broad plain ringed on three sides by the mountains, is the most exotic part of Turkey, offering ancient sites and fascinating,...

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GAZİANTEP
GAZİANTEP

This lively crowded modern city with the largest population of the region, boasts fine domestic architecture especially in the Christian quarter and several fine mosques.
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SANLIURFA
SANLIURFA

On the great plain of High Mesopotamia, Sanli Urfa, known in ancient times first as Ur and later as Edessa, proudly exhibits the legacy of all the civilizations that have prospered in this region. In the second millennium B.C.,...

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MARDIN
MARDIN

Mardin, overlooking the Mesopotamian Plain, has preserved the old- style carving in its houses. Dating from 1385, the Sultan Isa Medrese is an interesting, beautiful Turkish monument with its magnificent carved portal.

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DIYARBAKIR
DIYARBAKIR

Diyarbakır, known in ancient times as Amida, spreads across a basalt plateau close to the banks of the Dicle (Tigris) river. The black basalt triple walls which encircle the old town give the city a rather ominous appearance.

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SAFRANBOLU
SAFRANBOLU

The region is known to have been as Paphlagonia in  ancient times. Hittites, Phrygians indirectly Lydians, Persians, Ponds, Romans, Seljuks and Ottoman Empire respectively had power in the region. The cultural, economic and social structure of the city reached its highest level between 17th-19th centuries. It is possible to see the buildings constructed in the mentioned years in  orriginal environmental form.

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ANKARA
ANKARA

Ankara, historically known with the names Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of Turkey since the empire's fall in 1923 and the country's second largest city, Istanbul being the largest. Centrally located in Anatolia, Ankara is an important commercial and industrial city. It is the center of the Turkish Government, and houses all foreign embassies.

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ESKISEHIR
ESKISEHIR

The name Eskişehir literally means Old City in Turkish; indeed, the city was founded by the Phrygians in around 1000 BC. Many Phrygian artifacts and sculptures can still be found in the city's archeological museum.

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