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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

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia pictures

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

MARMARA REGION PICTURE SHOW

Topkapi Palace , Istanbul

MARMARA REGION Istanbul Sunset     Fishermen in Istanbul           Dolmabahce Palace Topkapi Palace     Ortakoy Mosque, Istanbul        Sultanahmet Mosque, (Blue Mosque)     Sultanahmet Mosque, (Blue Mosque)          Rumeli Hisari, (Rumelian Fortress) Archeology Museum, Istanbul Aereal View of Istanbul Golden Horn, Istanbul Topkapi Palace,

MARMARA REGION ATRACTIONS

Kapali-Carsi

  ART, CULTURE, AND ENTERTAINMENT Cicek Pasaji, Istanbul Istanbul also has a rich program of light entertainment. Nightclubs provide splendid entertainment throughout dinner, ranging from a selection of Turkish songs to belly-dancing. Alongside these are modem discos, cabarets, and jazz

MARMARA REGION LANDSCAPES

MARMARA REGION LANDSCAPES

  MARMARA REGION LANDSCAPES Sunset in Istanbul     Kiz Kulesi, Istanbul                 Misir Carsisi (Spice Bazaar)     Rumeli Hisari (Rumelian Fortress)                       Burgaz Island                 Golden Horn, istanbul     Cicek Pasaji (Flower Lane)                          Balik Pazari          Kapali Carsi (Covered Bazaar)     Horse-drawn carriages, Buyukada

MARMARA REGION MUSEUMS

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  The Basilica of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), now called the Ayasofya Museum, is unquestionably one of the finest buildings of all time. Built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, its immense dome rises 55 meters above the

MARMARA REGION MOSQUES

Istanbul-MOSQUES

Across from Hagia Sophia stands the supremely elegant Imperial Sultanahmet Mosque with six minarets. Built between 1609 and 1616 by the architect Mehmet, the building is more familiarly known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior paneling of blue and white Iznik

TROY (TRUVA)

Legendary Trojan Horse, Canakkale

  The Fact and Fiction Surrounding the 4000 Year Old Ancient City Troy existed more than 4000 years as the center of ancient civilization. For many years, it was commonly believed that Troy was a myth, the product of fertile

THE MARMARA REGION

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  THE MARMARA REGION A fast highway connects Istanbul with Izmit, the capital of Kocaeli province. An important city in Roman times known as Nicomedeia, it is now a prosperous industrial center. The restored Saatci Efendi Konak, a typical 18th-century Ottoman mansion, now serves as theEthnography

ISTANBUL

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Istanbul embraces two continents with one arm reaching out to Asia and the other to Europe. Through the city’s heart -the Bosphorus- run the waters of the Black Sea, the Sea of Marmara and the Golden Horn. Sunset, Istanbul The former capital of

MUGLA/Bodrum-Marmaris-Fethiye-Datca-Dalyan

Knidos, Datca - Mugla

The province of Mugla features the popular resort cities of Bodrum, Marmaris, Datca, Koycegiz and Fethiye. Beautiful resorts, comfortable hotels and motels, cozy guest houses, impressive ruins of past civilizations and magnificent landscapes offer holiday makers plenty of choice. Mugla, the province’s

DENIZLI/Pamukkale

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  Nestled in the high mountains near the Buyuk Menderes (Meander) River is Denizli.Surrounded by the natural beauty of a verdant valley, the area is also rich in culture and history. The Luvians were the first inhabitants, followed centuries later by

AYDIN/Kusadasi-Selcuk-Ephesus

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  The province’s capital, also called Aydin, enjoys a widespread reputation for its fine figs. Known as Tralleis in ancient times, it was at the center of a celebrated school of sculpture. Today’s remains date from the second century A.D. After 1186

THE SOUTH AEGEAN

St. John's Church, Selcuk, Izmir

  A visit to Efes (Ephesus), once the commercial center of the ancient world, is a highlight of any visit to Turkey. The city, whose wealth and patronage supported its splendid architectural program, was dedicated to the goddess Artemis. Her enormous temple,

KUTAHYA

Ceramic Fountain, Kutahya

  Kutahya is one of the oldest Turkish cities, with many old Turkish traditions still being practiced today. It is home to important Ottoman architectural monuments, including a castle, mosques, medreses, baths, complexes, mausoleums, and mansions. One of the finest