A mesmerizing mix of old and new, modern and traditional, Turkey is truly a terrific holiday destination. Magically unique in terms of traditions, culture, values, customs and old world charm, this former port city of the Ephesus is adorned with iconic buildings, historical structures, archaeological wonders, monuments, churches, fortresses and mosques. Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmand Mosque, Basilica Cistern, DolmabahÃ§e Palace, Temple of Artemis and SÜleymaniye Mosque are among the must visit attractions in the country. With soaring pines, clear sands and turquoise blue ocean waters, the western and southern coasts of the country are blessed with pristine beaches ideal to enjoy the best of sun and sand. Dervish ceremonies, gypsy festivals and social events are other major attractions of Turkey. Moreover, the countryâ€™s fabulous culinary knowhow as well as the warmth and generosity of Turkish people add to its appeal.
Straddling Europe and Asia, this ancient city is the best spot for people who wish to enjoy the best of both worlds - the modernity and the traditional! Istanbulâ€™s skyline is made up of ancient architectural buildings, monuments, museums, and medieval towers. Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace, Blue Museum, Basilica Cistern and SÃ¼leymaniye Mosque are some of the cityâ€™s major draws. As diverse as its history, the culinary heritage of Istanbul is a big hit with the tourists as well.
Flaunting a perfect mix of fabled past and a prosperous present, Ankara is the beautiful capital city of Turkey. The city is teeming with mosques, museums, art galleries, ancient buildings and numerous interesting sites. Ankara Citadel, Temple of Augustus and Rome, Roman Baths of Ankara, Column of Julian, Kocatepe Mosque, Victory Monument, Hatti Monument, Museum of Anatolian Civilization, Ankara Ethnography Museum and Cer Modern are among the most popular attractions in the city.
An elegant seaside getaway, Bodrum is one of the most picturesque cities in Turkey. Stretching from the countryâ€™s southwest coast into the Aegean Sea, it is home to some of the most pristine beaches, stunning castles and ancient mausoleums including Bodrum Castle, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus and Myndos Gate. From swimming around in the blue water to lunching at one of the beachfront restaurants to enjoying the exciting water sports, a holiday in this city is truly a delight. While there are a few mega malls in the city, shopping at the local flea market could definitely be a unique experience.
Antalya is a wonderfully preserved coastal town on the Turkeyâ€™s western Mediterrean coastline. Wrapped around in the wonders of nature, this well known city features stunning beaches, historical attractions, museums and other Roman style architectural buildings. From spices to traditional carpets and handicrafts, Antalya is quite a colourful place to shop. Alongside other Turkish delicacies, grilled fish and shellfish are popular among food lovers in the town.
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