Çeşme

Çeşme Cesme: the sunshine of the Aegean Sea, an ancient southern town that has preserved its natural beauty as on its first day. Named originally Cyssus in the ancient time, the name More »

Kaz Mountains

Mount Ida (Kaz Dağları) Kaz Dağları: Located in the north of the Gulf of Edremit and renowned for its diversity of flora and fauna, Kaz Dağları (Kaz Mountains or Mount Ida) is More »

Milas

Milas: a town with a history dating back to 1000 BC and the second largest district of Muğla the most beautiful city of the Aegean Region, Milas is a scenic town by More »

Göcek

Göcek Göcek:  A hidden corner of paradise dating back to the Lycian era. A district of Muğla province, one of the most beautiful cities of the Aegean Region, Göcek, comprised of many More »

Sümela Monastery

Sümela Monastery İn Turkish: Sümela Manastırı; Panagia Soumela, “Virgin Mary of Soumela” in Greek) is a spectacular rock-hewn monastery perched dramatically on the narrow ledge of a steep cliff in the forests south of More »

Şirince

Şirince: As charming as the meaning of the name indicates, Şirince is a lovely little village comprised of narrow streets with old adjacent houses. Though a small village, Şirince is worldwide famous More »

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 More »

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 More »

 

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Side / Antalya

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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

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

Suleymaniye Mosque

Suleymaniye Mosque

The magnificent Suleymaniye Mosque has been located on one of the hills which is one of the seven hills of Europe side. It had been constructed by the architect Mi mar Sinan by the commands of Kanuni Sultan Suleyman in

Dikilitas /Obelisks

Dikilitas -Obelisks

At the place of Byzantine Hippoddrome, namely in front of mavi Mosque on Sultanahmet Square of today. There is also an Egyptian obelisk have been raised up. This obelisk has been constructed by Egyptian famous Pharoah III. Tutmosis for a

Topkapi Palace

Topkapi Palace

The construction of the small lodges of the palace had been started in 1462 by Fatih Sultan Mehmet and the largest portion of the palace had been finished in 1578. This palace have been composed of a huge complex. There

Rumelihisari Rumeli Castle

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Rumelihisari (Rumelian Castle) has been placed on the best point of the Bosporus which connects the Black Sea to Marmara Sea. The castle has been constructed by the commands of Fatih Sultan Mehmet in 1452, one year before the conquest

Pamukkale

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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

Aksaray (Karsaura)

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The city of Aksaray is located to the north of Hasan Mountain and to the southeast of the Salt Lake. It is right on the intersection of the Kayseri – Konya and Ankara – Adana main roads. The first known

Pamukkale

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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 / Myra

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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