TURKEY Travel Guide

TURKEY Travel Guide

Turkey is a republic country with area of about 780,000 square kilometres and has 18 provinces. Important events of Christianity happen in turkey because it lies in both Europe and Asia and named as Door. It offers many destination spots like minaret filled skyline of Istanbul, beaches of Antalya and the Mediterranean seaside resorts to the misty mountains of Eastern Black Sea

IMPORTANT PLACES TO BE VISITED:

  • ANKARA : Ankara is the capital of the city with modern city home, government buildings and commercial universities .It is located in the centre of the country and acts as an important hub which links to other major destinations with lively arts and culture scene
  • KONYA:Konya is the largest city in turkey which is the oldest and well known place for remarkable Seljuk architecture and whirling dervishes. In 12th and 13th century it was the capital under the rule of Seljuk dynasty and also it was the home of Persian theologian and Sufi mystic Rumi.
  • SIDE:Side is the major port in ancient Pamphylia which was occupied by alexander in 14th century and today looks great with classic ruins and overlooking white beaches. It includes colossal amphi theatre,temples,attractive gardens and towns
  • ASPENDOS THEATRE :Aspendos theatre is the best preserved ancient theatres built in 155AD during roman emperor rule with seats of about 15,000 to 20,000 seats
  • PAMUKKALE :Pamukkale which means cotton castle in western turkey which is famous for its white terraces made of travertine sedimentary rocks

FEATURES OF TURKEY:

  • Turkey has 82,693 mosques and among this Istanbul is the largest mosque of the country
  • Turkey the name come from the Turchia which is the word use to refer Anatolia by Italian observers in the early 12th century and until the republic established in 1923 Turks dint use the word Turkey the land of Turks
  • Compare to U.S and U.K Turkey is the third highest country to use Facebook and there are about 14 million users in the country
  • Catalhoyuk is the oldest known human city in Turkey which shows the sign of settlement from 7th century B.C
  • The country is filled with plenty of historical attractions like ancient monuments, underground cities, ruins and it’s the most best travel destinations to explore
  • The country is well known for vibrant culture, cuisines and amazing outdoor entertainments with glorious landscapes making the entire region the enchanting place
  • One of the interesting feature of the country is Blue mosque where the interior of the mosque is done with blue walls surrounding all the sides
  • Famous well known Saint Nicholas known as Santa Claus was born in Turkey
  • The first ever coins known to man were discovered in Sfardduring the seventh century, B.C in Turkey
  • Temple of Artemis and Mausoleum of Halicarnassus are the two places in the country which are the seven wonders of the ancient world
  • Ural Altaic is the official language of the country and it is written in Latin characters

 

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