Archive for the 'Mediterranean' Category

Antique Cities

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Home to the world’s earliest settlements and numerous civilizations ranging from the tiniest of communities to the greatest of empires, Anatolia invites you to discover its ancient cities. Aphrodisias With a history dating back to 5000 BC, the ancient city of Aphrodisias was established during the Greek and Roman times and is one of the […]

Karain Cave

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

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 during different epochs. The cave has also served as a temple for some time.   […]

Eğirdir Lake

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

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 Turkey with a history dating back to B.C.E. Wouldn’t you like to explore this unique […]

Kas / Antalya

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

  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 antique periods the city which had a significant seaport because of trade of wood has […]

Fethiye / Telmessos

Monday, March 24th, 2014

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 of Archaic ages, and fethiye of today, history at VI. – VII. Centuries B.C. Today, […]

Aspendos / Antalya

Monday, March 24th, 2014

  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 costructed in 161 -181 years A.C. in the period of the emperors Antoninus and […]

Side / Antalya

Friday, March 21st, 2014

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 : Side was founded by Aegean-origin Kerne’ s, whose history dates back to the Vllth […]


Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

 THE PLATEAUS IN TURKEY With the first warm days of spring, in villages all over Turkey, families begin to think about moving to their summer residences on the cool summer pastures called yaylas. The yayla, or meadow, high in the mountains, provides a different pace of life during the hot months and insures sufficient grazing […]