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: destinations

Health / Wellness Tourism

Turkey, which possesses a rich and healing thermal water is a paradise mineral spring. In a qualified entity, various methods such as thermal water bath, spa, inhalation, mud bath to assist with healing as to cure the climate, physical therapy,

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

Istanbul

istanbul

Tourists Istanbul is centred on Sultanahmet Square. The great momuments of two empires,the Hagia to a colourful touristville of cafes,small hotels,carpet shops and antique dealers.Twenty years ago this used to be no man’s land; now it is a pleasant, and

Assos

Assos

  The Northen Aegean is largely spared the torrents of tourism that wash upon the southern shores. The swimming season is shorter,the resorts are mainly geared to the needs of Turkish families on school holidays. Go in the second half

Ahlat

Ahlat

Ahlat is a district of Bitlis provision and has been located 1750 m elevation from the sea on East Anatolian Region. Since there has not been any certain research its foundation date has not exactly been known. However, as the

Ihlara valley

Ihlara valley

Ihlara is reached by taking the left turn at the 58th km of Nevsehir-Ankara road and then driving on for another 40 km. It is possible to take a short-cut from Derinkuyu. This 40 km road directly takes you to

Salt Lake

Is located in the middle of Central Anatolia and is the second largest lake of  Turkey after VAN Lake. And it is at the category of tectonic lakes. It joins with borders of Konya-Aksaray Ankara; Highway No. E-5 passes near

Pamukkale

Pamukkale

This antique city which is at 15 km. north of Denizli province has become famous with its thermal hot water springs, spas. Calcium Oxide deposited by rivers flowing over a terrain with travertine for many years covered everyplace a white

Sumela Monastery Trabzon Turkey

Trabzon_Sumela_Monastery

Trabzon is a nice city of Turkey which has been located in coast of East Black Sea Region of Turkey. The city had been called as “Trabezos” in 750 B.C. It has been taken under control sequentially by Meds, Persians,

Pamukkale

Pamukkale

This antique city which is  at 15 km. north of  Denizli province has become famous with  its thermal  hot water springs, spas.  Calcium Oxide deposited by rivers flowing over a terrain with travertine for many years covered everyplace a white

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

demre-statue-of-santa-claus

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

Canakkale Gallipoli

Canakkale Gallipoli

Canakkale city settlement has been located in just the opposite of Gallipoli Peninsula on Asian side of Canakkale strait which seperates Marmara Sea from Aegean Sea. Because of this narrow structure, Canakkale Strait has always strategical importance in history in

Bursa

Bursa

Bursa whose name comes from Purissias, the King of antique Bithynia is a large city center located at north east of Uludag. This city which is renowned with its hot water spas is at the same time a significant center

Bodrum

Bodrum

Bodrum is a district belongs to Mugla province. This settlement had been founded by Dorics in Archaic ages; at the same time this city is known that Heredot the father of History had been born and grown up in this

Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia) Istanbul Turkey

Ayasofya

Ayasofia, 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 which

Avanos Cappadocia

Avanos Cappadocia

The town of Avanos is located 15 km from Nevşehir. It is not known when the town was first founded. A Seljuk tribe, under the command of Evronos Bey, settled to the south of Ziyaret Mountain migrating from the east