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: WELCOME TO TURKEY

NATIONAL PARKS

  NATIONAL PARKS The first national park in Turkey was established in 1958. Since then their numbers have increased to 21. Some of these parks, which were initially established for archeological and historical purposes are at the same time rich

AFYON – OMER

  AFYON – OMER (Altitude: 1050m) Orucoglu – Omer Thermal Resort The Orucoglu Thermal Resort is 14 km northwest of Afyon on the Afyon-Kutahya Highway. Capacity The Orucoglu Thermal Resort, next to the Omer Kaplicasi, has hot springs that flow at a

CAVES OF TURKEY

      C A V E S OF TURKEY Speleological Potential Of Turkey About one third of Turkey is underlaid by carbonate rocks. The intense karstification is spread almost all over the country. It is found particularly in the

WELCOME TO TURKEY

  Turkey is a paradise of sun, sea, mountains, and lakes that offers the vacationer a complete change from the stress and routine of everyday life. From April to October, most places in Turkey have an ideal climate that is

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

Hattusas and Yazilikaya

There is Yazılıkaya at 1 km east of Bogazkale which is 30 km far from Yozgat. When you go up to 2 km. east of Bogazkale there appears before you the famous Hatuşas. Remains. Name of Hatuşaş is know to

Nemrut Mountain

Nemrut Mountain

Nemrut Mountain is an extension of Toros Mountains has an elevation of 2150 m. It is climbed by starting the Kahta town whic is a small district belong to Adiyaman provision. Setting and raising of sun watched from the mountain

Basilica Cistern

One of the magnificent historical structures of Istanbul is Baslilica Cistern in the southwest of Hagia Sophia. The esnormous undergroung cistern was built by Byzantine Emperor I.Justinianus and thanks to marble columns rising from the water level and seeming like

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

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,

Istanbul

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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