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  • ADIYAMAN

    ADIYAMAN

    Mount Nemrut of Adıyaman is fabulous both at sunrise and sunset, with statues of ancient gods whispering into your ear to wow you. Adıyaman has been the stage for a number of civilisations and the location for many culturally important cities. The Archaeo...

  • AMASYA

    AMASYA

    The city where the legacy of Ottoman Sultans stays engraved offers magnificent traces of past civilizations and the most delicious apples on Earth. Set in a narrow gorge in the Yeşilırmak River, Amasya dates from 6500 BC. During the Ottoman period, the ci...

  • SAMSUN

    SAMSUN

    The commercial port of Turkey’s Black Sea is the city where the winds of the Amazon Warriors once blew. Thanks to its commercial importance, Samsun became home to various civilisations in very old times; however, in-not-so-distant-past, on 19th May 1919, ...

  • KONYA

    KONYA

    Konya is one of Turkey's oldest continuously inhabited cities and was known as Iconium in Roman times. As the capital of the Seljuk Turks from the 12th to the 13th centuries, it ranks as one of the great cultural centres of Turkey. Konya is one of Turkey'...

  • ALAÇATI

    ALAÇATI

    When approaching Alaçatı, the first eye-catcher for the visitors is the windmills that embrace the sky with their white sails. The windmills some of which have been here for more than a hundred years point out the good relation between Alaçatı and the win...

  • ANKARA

    ANKARA

    The city of Ankara lies in the centre of Anatolia on the eastern edge of the great, high Anatolian Plateau, at an altitude of 850m. With its yellow wheat fields, young volcanoes and infinite steppe, the plateau offers a stern landscape though a look at it...

  • ERZURUM

    ERZURUM

    Erzurum, containing a highly qualified ski resort, is like a haven for winter sport lovers who would like to ski for eight months on steep slopes carpeted by fine snow. Erzurum, the largest city in eastern Anatolia, is sprawled over a high plateau at an a...

  • GÖCEK

    GÖCEK

    Göcek is a historic spot right on the Mediterranean Sea. Historically, it was known as Kalimche and is believed to be right around where Icarus fell when he flew too close to the sun in the famous Greek myth. It was a harbour town then, and now it’s all t...

  • EPHESUS

    EPHESUS

    The ancient city of Ephesus is Turkey’s most important ancient city, and one of the best preserved and restored. One can still stroll for hours along its streets passing temples, theatres, libraries, houses and statues. It contains such grand public build...

  • KUŞADASI

    KUŞADASI

    Kusadasi is set on the shores of the Aegean, with a national park full of wildlife and rare birds (the name itself means “Bird Island”) you’ll see just about nowhere else in the world, let alone Turkey. A day on the beach swimming in the Aegean after a pi...

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