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Istanbul must be visited at least once in a lifetime. The unique mix of Eastern and Western culture gives the city a unique identity. Its rich past integrates in modern life. Although no longer the ...

Istanbul

Cappadocia, an area of lunar rock formations, is famous for its carpet-weaving, wines and the distinctive red pottery of Avanos. The area was a refuge for the early Christians escaping persecution ...

Cappadocia

Çanakkale, a small provincial town, owes its interests not only as the last city on the Straight of the Dardanelles and thus a ferry route between Europe and Asia but also for its famous his ...

Canakkale & Gallipoli

Kusadasi, or Birds’ Island in Turkish, is known as a “fisher-men’s” village yet originally it was actually a quiet garden where farmers harvested thyme, sag ...

Kusadasi & Selçuk (Ephesus)

Antique Smyrna, capital of the Aegean region, or today’s Izmir is also known as the Pearl of Aegean.  As the third biggest city and second biggest commercial harbor of Turkey, Izmir is c ...

Izmir

The “Cotton Castle” (as per the meaning of “Pamukkale” in Turkish) is a white cascade of chalk containing water which formed stalactites, basins and terraces.  The wate ...

Pamukkale

Ayvalik is principally known for its pretty beaches and the best fish of the country.  You will keep long souvenirs of eating fish at the harbor with sunset in the background.

Old Ayvali ...

Ayvalik

Cesme is a village located at the hedge of a peninsula, part of the gulf of Izmir .  This fishermen’s village counts abundant thermal springs in its area.  The village may owe its n ...

Cesme

Antalya, known as the capital of the Mediterranean region or the Turkish Riviera, is the second touristic centrum of Turkey, lies at the feet of the Mount Taurus (Toros) and straight on the Me ...

Antalya, Turkish Riviera

Today's Fethiye is situated on the site of the ancient city of Telmessos (Hellenic period - important Lycian city).

A Lycian legend explains the source of the name Telmessos as follows: ...

Fethiye

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