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: 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:  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: 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: 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: 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 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 »

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The unequaled works of art and remains belonging to the many civilizations and societies that left their mark in Turkey are preserved across the centuries to welcome today’s visitors. Shedding light into history, far and recent, this legacy is well-preserved Click More »

Winter Sports

Turkey, which attracts the attention with different scenic beauties every season, offers the most beautiful ski slopes in winter. The Skiing centers of Anatolia welcome many winter sports enthusiasts and offer slopes that are suitable for a variety of winter Click More »

Water Sports

The crossroads of Europe and Asia surrounded by the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and Aegean and Marmara seas, Turkey is the heart of water sports. Turkey is a peninsula awaiting its visitors to explore the seas of magnificently unique regions. Click More »

Outdoor Sports

For the active tourist Turkey has many mountains that offer winter sport activities . The mountains offer wonderful winter sports like skiing, mountain climbing and hiking. Enjoy the winter sports by checking out some of the to climbing sites such Click More »

Alternative Tourism

Alternative tourism options appeal to a wide range of holiday makers who are looking for options other than the classic holiday! Turkey offers a variety of alternatives and services ranging from eco-tourism as a means to commune with nature to Click More »

Antique Cities

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 Click More »


Ephesus Ephesus; one of the most important regions of Izmir and Turkey and the most famous Greek city of the ancient times with a heritage dating back to 6 thousand BC The ancient city of Ephesus located close to Seljuk, Click More »


Alanya Alanya; one of nature’s most generous regions located by in front of the Toros mountains by the Mediterranean Sea and the hub of many civilizations throughout the centuries Located on a peninsula reaching into the in the Mediterranean Sea, Click More »


Uzungöl Uzungöl: Located within the province of Trabzon, one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Black Sea Region, Uzungöl, with its lush green nature and calm water, peacefully lies within a valley.   Uzungöl is the lake that also Click More »

Historical Peninsula

Historical Peninsula Historical Peninsula: A historical region which has flourished over the centuries since its earliest settlement, the Historical Peninsula hosts invaluable monuments of bygone civilizations. Also called Suriçi (Walled City) the area was founded in 685 BC and named Click More »


Selçuk Selçuk:  Center of many civilizations since ancient times, both sacred and historic region and the open air museum of Izmir. Selçuk, with a history dating back to 6000 BC, abounds in valuable artifacts illustrative of the culture and architecture Click More »


Safranbolu Safranbolu:  A dreamy town of historical significance, Safranbolu is located in the Black Sea Region and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, Safranbolu, with a history dating back to ancient times, has been one Click More »



In the Region of South East Anatolia which is know as the upper Mesopotamia the place which is known as “Belkis Ruins” which is located at 10 km to north of Nizip Township affiliated to Gaziantep province is called ZEUGMA.

In B.C. 300 years SELEVKOZ had been established as two small city at two banks of the most beautiful place of the Euphrates by NIKATOR-I. He had given his name SELEUKEIA to West side of the river and his wife’s name the queen APA as APAMIA to East side of the river.

A bridge which connects the said two small cities had been built. The bridge had been named as ZEUGMA which meant the head of bridge. A second feature of this bridge was that since the Silk Road leading from ANTAKYA to CHINA passed through these cities they began  to  be  beautiful  and  to  develop.  With  the Kingdom of KOMAGENE’s getting powerful in B.C. ZEUGMA had been annexed to territories of the ROMAN EMPIRE. ZEUGMA had lived its golden era in 1st and 2nd Centuries.

In B.C. 252 ZEUGMA had been attacked by SASSANIDS and the city was destroyed and burned and suffered great damage. It had been conquered in 5th Century and raided by Arabians in 7th Century.

The first scientific excavation at ZEUGMA has been commenced at the Metropol at east south of Belkis Hill in 1987 by the Department of Gaziantep Museum and this excavation has been continued until 1997. Special housing areas and a lot of villas have been found at the excavation area. At the base sections of these villa remnants some events of the time were depicted in the form of mosaic figures. At the same excavation area great number of statues like MARS statue have been found and Around 85 thousand pieces of seal print belonging to bronze age and bronze coins, candlesticks and  oil  lamps have been  found.   These valuable historical work pieces have been exhibited at Gaziantep Museum.

While the remaining historical work pieces which could not be obtained however were just about to disappear
under water of Birecik Dam included in GAP Project , multinational O.A.U. Team caused to be started excavation works to rescue ZEUGMA in June 2000 by national and international Archaeologists. The USA based PACKARD HUMANITIES INSTITUTE PHI PACKARD has undertaken to assume financial burden of the HUMANITY SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTEARCHAEOLOGY EXCAVATION          RESCUE MOVEMENT and have worked together with GAP-BKI and MINISTRY OF CULTURE for completion of the project. Six delegations from Turkish Universities, Ankara-Istanbul-Mersin-Selguk-Cukurova and  Yildir Universities,   involved   in   Zeugma   rescue   Team consisting   of   around    one    hundred   of   expert Archaeologists from U.K., France and Italy and 250 workers. 250   workers   coming   from   11   countries   helped Archaeologists in digging out thousands of findings.