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Ephesus Lodge

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Ephesus lodge is a hotel concept where a variety of comfortable and unique accommodations are offered at the beautiful Kirazli village of Turkey. Located just 10 minutes away from the World-famous ancient city of Ephesus , Ephesus Lodge is in

Kas / Antalya

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  History of Kas Township which is in a position independent from Antalya dates back to B.C. 3000 years. As it was also understood from excavations the city had been established over an ancient city in B.C. 4th Century. In

Ephesus

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Around Ephesus : Temple of Artemis, House of Virgin Mary, Basilica of St.John, Ephesus Museum, Isa Bey Mosque, Seven Sleepers, Sirince Village, Hellenistic City Wall   Efes Ruins, which is the biggest open field museum of Turkey, has been located

Fethiye / Telmessos

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In this region of Mediterranean, there are so many small islands which are more beatiful each one than another. The coastal town Fethiye has been located in : and it attracts the Tourists with its good and sympathetic position. Telmessos

Aspendos / Antalya

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  Aspendos whose another name is Belkis has been settled on a crossroad junction at 42 km away from Antalya to direction of Alanya. Its worwide famous amphitheater is the sole unbroken Archaic construction of this settlement. This theater has

Side / Antalya

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Side, which is located between Antalya and Alanya, was one of the most important port cities of the Pamphilia region had a strong armada and it was famous of its markets where slave trade was made. The history of Side

Sanliurfa / Harran

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Sanliurfa well-known as “The city of prophets” whose history for settlement dating back 8.000 B.C. has experienced several sovereignties such as Aramis, Parts, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Latin Earldom of Crusaders, Seljuks and Ottomans. The city is especially noted with its

Ortahisar / Cappadocia

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Located one km south off the Nevşehir – Urgup road, Ortahisar is a small town under the administration of  Urgup. The most interesting feature of the town is its rock citadel similar to the one in Uchisar. The citadel was

Goreme / Cappadocia

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The formation of famous Cappadocia fairy chimneys have lasted millions of years. Erciyes, Hasan and Melendiz mountains which had been active volcanoes thousands of year ago, have deposited an amazing tuff bed with their spraying ash and lava. In a

Konya / Mevlana

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Konya is the fifth largest province of Turkey in aspects of population and area. It has been located in the biggest plane of Anatolia. It is dated to prehistorical and Neolithic ages. Catalhoytik settlement has been located in between Kargin

Kusadasi

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Kusadasi settlement has taken its name from the small gulf where it has been located in. This touristical place located in just opposite of Samos Island and has a nice panoramical view with the attribution of the small islands surrounding

Mardin

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Mardin is one of the poetic cities in South eastern Anatolia with its architectural, ethnographical, archeological, istorical and spectacular elements and values. In the excavations made in the region it was discovered that starting from the date of 4500 B.C.

Bergama / Pergame

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Pergame settlement has been located in Aegean Sea at just opposite of Midilli Island whose name was Lesbos in the time of Archaic Age. The first historical appearance of the city had occured in IV. Century A.C., and it has

Hagia Sophia

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Hagia Sophia, is the first large church of Christian universe. After the conquest of Istanbul by the Ottoman Empire, it had been used as mosque and it has kept its value among all important mosque of Islam universe. This church

Istanbul

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  Istanbul is one of the most beutiful cities of the world and it had been the capital city of two great emperorship such as the Byzantines and the Ottomans for the passing history. It has comprised more than 500

Edirne

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Edirne has been located in Europe portion of Turkey and is the second largest city of Trakya Region after Istanbul. It has been the host of border gates opened to Greece and Bulgaria. The city has been settled by the