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While not as impressive as Istanbul, Ankara is still a worthwhile stop on your tour of the region. The main draw is the Hisar which is a hilltop Citad...
This charming and popular resort town is perched on a cliff promontory on the Mediterranean coast. It boasts a picturesque walled old town and harbor,...
Bodrum, the birthplace of Herodotus, known as the father of history, is one of the finest resort towns on the South Aegean coast. Dominating the town...
Experience the historically and symbolically significant Bosphorus, the narrow strait that divides Europe from Asia. From here you see the Istanbul sk...
A visit to Cappadocia, southeast of Ankara, is a must. Marvel at the spectacular, almost surreal landscape of rock and cones, capped pinnacles and rav...
These narrow straits leading through to the Mediterranean were the site of the infamous Gallipoli landings during World War I. Inland, the cities of E...
The only city in the world to span two continents, Istanbul is a lively, cosmopolitan place. Its illustrious past has left a rich legacy of magnificen...
The birthplace of Homer, Izmir is Turkey's third city and an important port on the Aegean coast. It is a modern metropolis set in a curving bay surrou...
South from Ankara, past the vast salt lake of Tuz Gölü, the ancient city of Konya is one of the great spiritual centers of Turkey. The town is home to...
Take in the grandeur of the remains of the Hellenistic and Roman city of Ephesus (modern Selçuk). Alleged to have been founded in the 13th century BC,...