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Turkey

Turkey is an exotic country with rich history, culture and beautiful landscapes. Here are some places that are a must see when visiting the country.

Updated 2 months ago

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Cappadocia Turkey

Kayseri, Turkey • Memory • 4 months ago

Cappadocia is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Its land shaped by ancient volcanic eruptions and its mountains shaped by erosion. Greeks, Persians and early Christians inhabited this place and dug tunnels around the mountains which became their residence. The best way to see Cappadocia is through a hot air balloon. It may be expensive but the experience is definitely priceless.

+905550140550

50180 Göreme Belediyesi/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey

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Pamukkale

Merkezefendi, Turkey • Memory • 4 months ago

Pamukkale is known for its rich thermal waters that flow down a hillside with white terraces. Ancient Romans even used this area as a spa. The surrounding area also has an ancient theater and necropolis. Beware, it is slippery going through the thermal pools.

Pamukkale, 20190 Pamukkale/Pamukkale, Denizli/Denizli, Turkey

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Trojan Ruins

Balikesir, Turkey • Memory • 4 months ago

Troy is an Ancient Greek site made famous by the Brad Pitt movie. You can still see one of the ruins left by different eras in the ancient periods There is also replica of the famous Trojan horse when you enter the premise.

17100 Kalafat Köyü/Çanakkale Merkez/Çanakkale, Turkey

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Şirince

Aydin, Turkey • Memory • 4 months ago

Şirince is a quaint village in the Izmir province. Its name actually literally means “cute” in Turkish. It’s a haven for olive orchards and vineyards. There are many wine shops around the village which offers delicious wines. You can even go wine tasting! It also boasts to have one of the best olives in the country.

Şirince, Şirince Mahallesi, 35920 Selçuk/İzmir, Turkey

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Hagia Sophia Museum

Istanbul, Turkey • Memory • 4 months ago

Hagia Sophia is arguably the poster child of Istanbul. It is one of the famous churches in the world. The church turned mosque turned museum is filled with history and beautiful architectural details.

+902125221750

Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Ayasofya Meydanı, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

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Mısır Çarşısı

Istanbul, Turkey • Memory • 4 months ago

Officially called the Egyptian Bazaar, due to abundance of shops selling spices, people coined it as the Spice Bazaar. Here you’ll find different spices from Turkey and it’s neighboring countries. Here, you can buy hard to find spices such saffron. You can also find some Turkish delights, friend fruits and small items at a lower price.

+902125136597

Rüstem Paşa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambarı Sok. No:92, 34116 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

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Goreme Open Air Museum

Kayseri, Turkey • Recommendation • 2 months ago

The Göreme Open Air Museum is a monastic complex. Here you’ll see the homes of the early Christian inhabitants of Cappadocia. The complex contains multiple churches where you can still see the remnants of early Christian Art in the form of beautiful frescos. The original colors and form of the frescos are remain untouched. Sadly, photography is restricted in the churches. Also, if you go inside the caves, you can even see some of their furniture carved from the mountain’s rocks

+903842712167

Merkez, Müze Cd., 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey

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Pigeon Valley

Kayseri, Turkey • Recommendation • 2 months ago

Pigeon houses are carved into Cappadocia’s famous rock formations, hence the abundance of pigeons inhabiting this area. For those who love he outdoors you can hike around the are and see the pigeons and the rock formations up close. Another famous landmark in the area is the Wish Tree. It’s is a tree adorned with the famous Evil Eye. If you want to make a wish, you can buy an evil eye ornament in the gift shop nearby and hang it on the tree.

Aşağı, Adnan Menderes Cd. No:50, 50240 Uçhisar/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey

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