Hierapolis – Pamukkale

Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 9.12.1988 List Reference: 485 Criteria: Natural/ Cultural   SACRED LAND CLAD IN WHITE According to the legend that spread the mystery of Hierapolis to the wide world, an ugly shepherd girl, fed Click More »

Göreme National Park and the Rock Site of Cappadocia

Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 6.12.1985 List Reference: 357 Criteria:Natural/ Cultural   DESIGNED BY NATURE: CAPPADOCIA Cappadocia, which was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985 on natural and cultural criteria, Is situated at a Click More »

Selimiye Mosque and it’s Social Complex

EDIRNE Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 27.06.2011 List Reference: 1366 Criteria : Cultural A Master work of Classical Ottoman Architecture Edirne was the capital of the Ottoman Empire prior to the Click More »

Nemrut Mountain

Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 6.12.1987 List Reference: 448 Criteria: Cultural   THE SUN RISES AND SETS WITH A UNIQUE MAJESTY AT NEMRUT MOUNTAIN! The Nemrut mountain side with the tumulus containing the tomb of King Antiochus Click More »

Historic Areas of Istanbul

Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 6.12.1985 List Reference: 356 Criteria: Cultural   Love of Continents: ISTANBUL The historical areas of Istanbul, which has been the capital of three great empires, were inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Click More »

Hattusa The Capital City of Hittites

Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 28.11.1986 List Reference: 377 Criteria: Cultural   OPEN-AIR MUSEUM Hattusha, which was the capital of the Hittite Empire during antiquity, has been in the List of World Heritage since 1986 on cultural Click More »

Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği

Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 6.12.1985   List Reference: 358 Criteria: Cultural     THE MOSQUE WHERE STONES WERE DRESSED WITH LOVE   The first Turkish building inscribed to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, the Great Mosque and Click More »

City of Safranbolu

Date of Inscription to the World Heritage List: 17.12.1994 List Reference: 614 Criteria: Cultural   ORIGINAL EXAMPLE OF THE TRADITIONAL Safranbolu, an Anatolian city that brings history to life through its mosques, market, neighbourhoods, streets and original houses, was inscribed Click More »

Turkey in World Heritage

Unesco World of Heritage List   Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration.   Click More »

Hatay

Hatay: Located at Turkey’s southern tip, Hatay is a center of civilization abounding in historical and cultural legacies in every corner. The city is positioned at the geographical location connecting Anatolia the Middle East and has an incomparable historical heritage Click More »

Sakarya

Sakarya: is one of Turkey’s fastest developing cities surrounded by a lush green landscape abounding in natural wonders. With a history dating back to the 8th century, the city has been one of the main settlements of major empires.  Naturally, Click More »

Van

Van: Turkey’s sixth largest city and cultural legacy rich in history, monuments, natural beauty and unique flavors One of the border cities of Turkey, Van welcomes visitors from all over the world particularly for its culture and winter tourism. The Click More »

Rize

Rize is blessed with the most beautiful nature that has been preserved over the centuries. The fresh air of Rize has a regenerative effect on you with every breath you take. Located in the greenest area of Turkey, the Eastern Click More »

Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses

Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses in Turkey Shopping is an indispensable part of our daily life. Outlet shops have become the addresses for cheaper shopping. Many brands manufacture cheaper products especially for their outlets. List of some outlet center Click More »

Balıkesir

Balıkesir: Blessed with numerous islands where lush green forests stretch along the shores of the infinite sea, Balıkesir province is also the habitat of abundant olive groves. Founded by the Mysians in ancient times, Balıkesir has been one of the Click More »

Amasya

Amasya:  The city where the Sultans’ sons were educated and the legendary city where Ferhad had to mine the mountains to reunite with his beloved Shirin, Amasya has been one of the major cities of many civilizations since the ancient Click More »

Mersin

Mersin Mersin: One of the warmest and most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean region that can be visited for its authentic flavors and beautiful beaches any time of the year. Mersin is one of the most developed cities of the Click More »

Burdur

Burdur Burdur: Located in the western part of the Mediterranean Region, Burdur is a major city where scenic beauties meet with historical archaeology Settled for the first time in 7000 BC, Burdur has been home to many civilizations and ancient Click More »

Yalova

Yalova: Surrounded by the Marmara Sea, Yalova is a peaceful and relaxing city rich in thermal springs and abundant nature. It is estimated that Yalova was founded in the 7th century BC by Bithynians from Thrace. Yalova is rich in Click More »

Karabük

Karabük Karabük is situated on an important trade route between Amasra on the coast and central Anatolia. Karabük is a town and the capital district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Karabük was built in the 1930s as the seat of the iron and steel Click More »

 

Category Archives: Antalya

Kalkan

Kalkan

Kalkan Kalkan: A seaside town located in Antalya province the most beautiful area of Mediterranean region, Kalkan astounds everyone with its scenic beauty and cultural legacy. Although the area is situated at the crossroads of the ancient major cities of

Kaş

Kaş

Kaş: One of the major cities of Lycia and located in the western part of Antalya, Kaş is a natural wonder which impresses visitors with a spectacular geography. Also known as “the Land of Light, “and the residential area of

Side

Side

Side: One of the most amazing corners of Antalya the shining star of the Mediterranean and among the most crucial port cities of antiquity, Side is an irresistible holiday resort Side which means pomegranate and refers to the mother goddess

Kemer

Kemer

Kemer:  One of crucial harbors and trading posts of history with a past dating back to 690 BC and a thriving legacy in the bosom of nature at its best Kemer will mesmerize you not only with its amazing nature

Belek

Belek

Belek: mecca for golf enthusiasts and a piece of heaven where shades of green merge with shades of blue Splendid forest scenery with pine and pistachio trees as well as a magnificent coastline and impressive golf courses and facilities await

Karain Cave

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Karain Cave: One of the most enigmatic places of the Mediterranean Region, Karain Cave has survived from prehistoric times. Situated in Antalya and with a history dating back to the Paleolithic era, the Karain Cave has been put to use

Eğirdir Lake

Eğirdir

Eğirdir lake; an amazing place shaped by the skillful hand of nature is found in the city famous for raising the most beautiful varieties of roses in Turkey. Situated at the Turkish Lakeland, Eğirdir is the fourth biggest lake in

Demre

Demre

Demre;  one of the most beautiful provinces of Southern Turkey, one that has survived from ancient times, the homeland of Santa Clause.   Demre was one of the most important cities of Lykian civilization with its earliest settlements dating back

Damlataş Cave

Damlataş Cave

Damlataş Cave, shaped by the amazing architecture of nature, is situated in one of the most beautiful cities in Southern Turkey. Found in Alanya, one of the most interesting towns of Antalya, Damlataş Cave is a highly pleasant destination with

Aspendos / Antalya

Aspendos-Antalya-Turkey

  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

side_antalya

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

Winter Holidays

Winter_Holiday in Turkey

Turkey is an important center of winter tourism with its snow-capped mountains, a summer-winter and luxury resorts in these mountains, which are well established. Transportation can be provided by two private visits are available to resorts, private tour operators and

Manavgat

Manavgat

Manavgat is the largest district of Antalya. The population is not less than 80,000. It takes its name from the Turkmen tribes named Manav, the Manavgat to it before someone else does. This first course came under the aegis of

Museums in Turkey

Museums in Turkey

Turkey, which honors the many civilizations, has a value of museums and ruins. Do not forget that the Hittites, movement, Urartians in Anatolia and lived the principles and applications made under the Hellenistic civilization western Anatolia. Turkey is the country

Demre (Kale) Church of St. Nicholas – Myra (Kale), Turkey

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District of Demre which is 60 km far from Antalya is called today as “Kale” (Castle), and at the same time hosts the famous church attributed to Saint  Nicholas protector of children and sailors. Saint Nicholas who was born in

Aspendos

Aspendos

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 been