Category: Turkey

Turkey’s spectacular photo opportunities and Instagram spots; Leyla Yvonne Ergil; Daily Sabah

With its beautiful natural and historical sites Turkey is a paradise for photography lovers…

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After half-century, Turkey’s Manuçehr Mosque to call for prayer; Daily Sabah

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Source: After half-century, Turkey’s Manuçehr Mosque to call for prayer

Excavations to reveal hidden history of eastern Turkey’s Ani ruins; Anadolu Agency

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Source: Excavations to reveal hidden history of eastern Turkey’s Ani ruins 

Life in ancient Pergamon presented to int’l archaeological community; Hurriyet Daily News

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The results of a project on life in the ancient city of Pergamon (today’s Bergama), which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, 1,800 years ago have been presented to the international archaeological community through the New York University Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW).

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Göbeklitepe’s stele replica to be on display at UN headquarters; Hurriyet Daily News

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The replica of a 5.5-meter-tall massive ancient stele from the Göbeklitepe settlement in the southeastern Turkish province of Şanlıurfa will impress diplomats and visitors at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry announced May 14.

Source: Göbeklitepe’s stele replica to be on display at UN headquarters

Free of lockdown, tourists enjoy Turkey’s ‘white paradise’ Pamukkale; Reuters/Daily Sabah

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Source: Free of lockdown, tourists enjoy Turkey’s ‘white paradise’ Pamukkale

10 Top-Rated Things to Do in Edirne, Turkey; Jess Lee; PlanetWare

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Rich historical sites in southeast Turkey draw tourists; Halil Ibrahim Sincar, Mehmet Akif Parlak & Rauf Maltas; Anadolu Agency

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Restoration of Hagia Sophia sets example for world, says official; Hurriyet Daily News

The restoration works being carried out using the most advanced techniques in Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia have set a clear example for the world to see a work of exceptional precision, keeping the cultural heritage of different beliefs and civilizations intact, the provincial director of culture and tourism has said.

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Turkey’s ancient cities shed light on vast Mesopotamian history; Daily Sabah

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Source: Turkey’s ancient cities shed light on vast Mesopotamian history

Explore the 7 regions of Turkey: an incredible geographical collection; Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

LLM teams up with Property Turkey to take a closer look at Turkey’s seven diverse regions and the amazing experiences visitors can expect.

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Inside Turkey’s incredible underground city; Richard Quest & Joe Minihane, CNN

Cappadocia in central Turkey is a unique landscape of naturally occurring rock formations known as “fairy chimneys” beneath which a city has been carved over hundreds of years.

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Ephesus: Marvel of the ancient world in western Turkey; Daily Sabah

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Six of the Most Important Greek Sites in Turkey; Philip Chrysopoulos;  Greek Reporter

There is an almost uncountable number of priceless ancient Greek and Byzantine archaeological and historical sites in Turkey.

Source: Six of the Most Important Greek Sites in Turkey | GreekReporter.com

7 must-see UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey; Argun Konuk; Daily Sabah

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Mount Nemrut: A 2,000-Year-Old Mountaintop Tomb in Turkey; Dave; Go Backpacking

Visiting Mount Nemrut (Nemrut Dagi) in southeastern Turkey stands out as two of the most memorable hours of Dave’s six week trip to the country.

Source: Mount Nemrut: A 2,000-Year-Old Mountaintop Tomb in Turkey

City museum displays cultural heritage of Turkey’s Safranbolu; Anadolu Agency

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Safranbolu’s miniature Ottoman clock towers take visitors on journey in time; Anadolu Agency

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Turkish musicologist’s memories conserved in Safranbolu Museum; Daily Sabah

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The cities that inspire Indian fashion designer J J Valaya’s collections; Sudha G Tilak; Lonely Planet

 

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