Category Archives: Turkey

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

Source: City museum displays cultural heritage of Turkey’s Safranbolu 

İzmir seeks World Heritage status for four zones; Hurriyet Daily News

The Aegean province of İzmir, Turkey’s third largest by population, is seeking World Heritage status for four zones to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List: The Historical Port City, Birgi village, Gediz Delta and the Foça, Çandarlı and Çeşme castles.

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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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20 Famous Landmarks In Turkey; Sarah Holmes; Travel2Next

A country rich in ancient history, from Greek rule to Romans and Lycians, there are so many remarkable landmarks in Turkey to visit. The landscape is dotted with well-preserved ruins which open a window into the countries varied history. Many of these sites are still being explored by archeologists. The mixture of old-world architecture, incredible restaurants showcasing local fare and a youthful night scene are not to be missed within its cities. Turkey is filled with hidden treasures, from secret beaches and coves only accessible by water to hidden settlements carved directly into the rock face. Turkey is a country of hospitality, striking architecture and natural wonders.

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Learn How Hagia Sophia Has Evolved Over Its Long History; Madeleine Muzdakis; My Modern Met

What began as an early Christian basilica eventually became a mosque, then a museum, and is now once more a mosque.

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Historical Turkish town draws tourists despite pandemic; Ahmet Ozler; Anadolu Agency

 

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Snow blankets lure tourists in Cappadocia, Turkey; Behcet Alkan; Anadolu Agency

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Over 120,000 tourists enjoy bird’s eye view of Cappadocia from hot air balloons; Anadolu Agency

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Plan Your Trip to Turkey: 5 Best Itineraries; Jess Lee; PlanetWare

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Mount Nemrut welcomes half million visitors in five years; Hurriyet Daily News

Mount Nemrut, one of the world’s most important historical and cultural heritage sites, was visited by nearly half a million people over the last five years, surpassing the population of many of Turkey’s provinces.

Source: Mount Nemrut welcomes half million visitors in five years – Turkey News

Turkey: Mt. Nemrut drew 500,000+ tourists in 5 years; Orhan Pehlul; Anadolu Agency

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The Ancient Ghost City Of Ani “the city of a thousand and one churches.”; Ian Harvey; Vintage News

Ani is a Medieval Armenian city in Turkey located on the banks of Akhurian River. It was settled around 3000BC and has joined the ranks of other world cultural heritage sites by being recognized by UNESCO in 2016.

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Goreme 2020: Best of Goreme, Turkey Tourism; Tripadvisor

Goreme Tourism: Tripadvisor has 142,204 reviews of Goreme Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Goreme resource.

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The Zero Point of History Göbeklitepe Was Disinfected; Railly News

Göbeklitepe, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and described as “the zero point of history”, is a new type of corona virus (Covid-19) in Şanlıurfa.

Source: The Zero Point of History Göbeklitepe Was Disinfected

Ottoman town celebrates 26th anniversary of being on UNESCO heritage list; Hurriyet Daily News

Safranbolu, a district of the Black Sea province of Karabük that has become famous for its preserved historical buildings from the Ottoman period, marks the 26th anniversary of its entry into the UNESCO World Heritage List on Dec. 17.

Source: Ottoman town celebrates 26th anniversary of being on UNESCO heritage list – Turkey News

Safranbolu celebrates 26th anniversary of inclusion in UNESCO Heritage List; Anadolu

Source: Safranbolu celebrates 26th anniversary of inclusion in UNESCO Heritage List

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