Troy: Full-Day Tour from Istanbul; Get Your Guide

Explore the legendary ancient city of Troy on a full-day tour from Istanbul. Learn about Trojan mythology and see the ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage site, as you walk in the footsteps of Achilles, Hector, Helen, and Paris.

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Enamored with ephesus; Edu Jarque; Philstar.com

After the hot air balloons of Cappadocia and the mighty Bosphorus in Istanbul, you wonder if Turkey has exhausted its wonders. Far from it! by Edu Jarque

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Turkey’s thermal paradise; Anadolu Agency

Pamukkale, one of southwest Turkey’s oldest tourist attractions, hosted some 70,000 local and foreign tourists over five days of celebration during the Muslim religious holiday of Eid al-Adha.

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More Chinese drawn to Turkey’s ancient Gobeklitepe; TourExpi

‘Chinese tourists were mostly going to Cappadocia, but now we have included Gobeklitepe,’ says Ankara envoy in Beijing.

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Cappadocia visitors up 27% in July; Anadolu Agency

Cappadocia, one of Turkey’s most attractive tourist destinations, saw nearly 27% rise in its visitor number in July compared to last year, according to a local data.

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Visiting Turkey, UK MPs awed by world’s oldest temple; Yeni Safak

British Conservative Party deputies advise all people to visit ancient Göbeklitepe in southeastern Turkey…

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Göbekli Tepe, the oldest known temple in the world; EFE

At roughly 12,000-years-old, Göbekli Tepe in southeast Turkey is quite possibly the oldest temple in the world and harks back to an era when humans first started to cultivate crops and domesticate animals…

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10D8N Turkey Itinerary: Discover the Heritage of City Ruins, Ancient Mosques and More!; Jean Wong; TripZilla

Eat, shop and travel in Turkey to your heart’s content!

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Here’s Why Your Family Should Visit Turkey’s Bodrum and Antalya; Melanie Haiken; The Points Guy

When Melanie Haiken started planning this summer’s vacation, the goal was to take the kids to Greece, long a dream destination of mine. Greece is also an obvious choice for a family trip because it meets two of her key goals: visiting spectacular historical sites and beautiful beaches. But the more she researched, the more a …

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Turkey: ‘Sultan of Cities’ offers culture, history to tourists; Ali Murat Alhas; Anadolu Agency

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3 Days in Istanbul: An Itinerary to Cover Centuries of History; Chris Backe; Everything Everywhere

If you have two or three days in Istanbul, use this itinerary to discover off-the-beaten path things to do—many near top attractions. Here’s what you need to know.

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World’s oldest temple in Turkey draws global attention; Esber Ayaydin; Anadolu Agency

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Turquoise Coast is the next seaside hotspot; Melanie Haiken; CNN

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The clear waters and sandy beaches of the Turquoise Coast — or the Turkish Riviera — are a quieter and less expensive option to other Mediterranean destinations. From Bodrum to Antalaya, find out where to go and what to do.

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After Istanbul, Where Next on a Turkey Vacation?; Robert Glazier; Goway

A trip to Turkey offers you the best in two continents – Europe and Asia -which combine to provide the visitor with an irresistible destination. Although 90 per cent of Turkey is geographically inside Asia, the European influence is very discernible. Istanbul is an excellent example of this. This country is certainly one of contrasts …

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Hot air balloons in Turkey’s Nevsehir; Anadolu Agency

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Best Places to Visit on a Turkey Road Trip; Hannah Lukaszewicz; Getting Stamped

Turkey is BIG it spans across two continents, it is an amazing country but where should you go? Complete list of the best places to visit on a Turkey!

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Majestic sunsets at Turkey’s Mt. Nemrut draw tourists; Yeni Safak

Islamic and Jewish traditions say Prophet Abraham defeated evil King Nimrod on mountain peak…

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Cappadocia victim of Turkish ruling party’s love of concrete; Pinar Tremblay; Al Monitor

A new law claiming to protect the natural beauty of Cappadocia strips municipal governments of decision-making powers and oversight, handing authority over the future of the region to a panel whose leader is appointed by the president.

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The Hidden Celestial Sanctuary of the Hittites; Eberhard Zanger; Popular Archaelogy

A re-investigation of the enigmatic monumental rock-cut sanctuary suggests a new interpretation of the ancient site.

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HDP: ‘Nation’s Garden’ in Diyarbakır Demolishes History; BIA Net

HDP MP Paylan has submitted a parliamentary question, saying that the “nation’s garden” project in Diyarbakır damages the city’s cultural heritage, namely the city walls and the Hevsel Gardens.

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