The crossroad between east and west, old and new. Turkey’s strategic location straddling the Dardanelles and Bosphorus Straits thrust it center stage in many infamous, gripping events.
Istanbul was the epicenter of the Ottoman and Byzantine empires before maturing into the modern metropolis Liam Neeson raced through in Taken 2.
Western Çanakkale served as the backdrop of Homer’s classics Iliad and Odyssey and the critical WWI battle of Gallipoli. Ancient historic sites Troy, Assos and Tenedos complement the region’s whimsical fishing villages and soothing beaches.
Cappadocia is famed for its otherworldly cave landscapes, best admired from a bird’s eye view in a hot air balloon.
Find solace in quaint seaside towns, superb wine regions, and Mediterranean islands that rivals Greece.
Visitors will never go hungry with traditional Turkish hospitality. Indulge in kebabs, hummus, seafood and mezze with baklava and Turkish tea. Other iconic delicacies not to be resisted are Turkish coffee and Turkish delight.
Turkey’s history may draw you in but its food will make you never want to leave.
Top Sights & Attractions In Turkey
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