Turkey’s vibrant tourism season runs from May to October when thousands of people of all over the world flock to take advantage of the Mediterranean lifestyle…
Ancient scenes spring to life as felines make the ruins of Ephesus home.
Visiting Turkey? Here is a complete list of things to see and do in Izmir (both Izmir province and Izmir city); Turkey’s most westernized and historic city.
As the year comes to a close, Uber looked back at the most ‘Ubered-to’ tourist attractions around the world.
It’s amazing how much we were able to see and experience on our G Adventures tour in such a short time. Here are some of the highlights:
Source: Exploring the best of Turkey
Sitting between the divergent landscapes of Europe and Asia, Turkey is blessed with many facets. With a rich history brought about by the Assyrians, Greeks, Thracians, Phrygians, Urartians, and Armenians, it is a melting pot of influences which reflect its unique heritage, customs, traditions, and practices. Notwithstanding Istanbul’s popularity, for the veteran travellers, the Land of Four Seasons offers a spectrum of lesser known destinations waiting to be discovered.
Located fifteen kilometres away from the Turkish city of Sanlıurfa, Göbekli Tepe, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2018, is believed to be a centre of faith and pilgrimage during the Neolithic Age.
A UNESCO-listed ancient site in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa hailed as the world’s oldest temple has been added to a respected world travel list.
An eclectic mix of cultures, traditions, flavors and colors greets visitors to Istanbul, where Europe meets Asia, East meets West, and ancient and modern coexist. The post Meet the Only City in the World That Straddles Two Continents appeared first on Reader’s Digest.
Researchers studying the ruins of Çatalhöyük in central Turkey have discovered evidence that residents once wore human teeth as jewelry, the earliest such example in history.
The first female mayor of Safranbolu, a town dating to the 11th century, is eager to put her UNESCO-protected city on Turkey’s tourism map.
Turkey intends to go ahead with plans to turn museums – including the revered Aghia Sophia Church into mosques if the country’s Council of State…
Göreme Valley, famous for its “Fairy Chimneys”, is no longer a national park after a decree by the President has been published in the Official Gazette.
Hot balloon ride in Turkey’s splendid touristic hub Cappadocia generates $86M revenue in January-September…
Visitors snap photos of massive stone heads that stare down on them from the summit of Mount Nemrut, in Turkey’s southeastern Adiyaman province, their faces illuminated by sunset lighting. Perched at an altitude of 2,150 meters (over 7,000 feet), the statues are part of a temple and tomb complex that King Antiochus I, of the ancient Commagene kingdom, built as a monument to himself. A 50 meter (164-foot) -high, man-made mound _ the presumed tomb of Antiochus _ sets the background. Son of the founder of the Commagene kingdom, Antiochus reigned between 64 and 38 BC, until he was deposed by the Romans.
An aerial view of northwestern Edirne province shows clouds and fog drifting around the famous Selimiye Mosque, on Oct. 2.