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Bingöl City Guide: Bingöl City Guide

Located in the Eastern Anatolia Region, Bingöl is one of our cities with high altitudes. The geography of Bingöl, which was fed by Murat River from the branches of the Euphrates, dates back to 1300s BC. You can see the traces of the Hittite, Urartian, Macedonian, Roman, Sassanid, and Byzantine periods in different parts of the city. Erzurum and Erzincan …

Denizli City Guide: Denizli City Guide

Denizli, which is in the Aegean Region and the Mediterranean Region. You can see the traces of different civilizations and tribes ruled in the Aegean basin in the history of the city, which dates back to the Seljuk and Byzantine periods. Surrounded by Uşak, Manisa, Afyon, Isparta, Burdur, and Muğla, Denizli carries many features and beauties of both the Aegean …

Gümüşhane City Guide: Gümüşhane City Guide

Gümüşhane acts as a bridge with East, South, and Central Anatolia. The city, located on the Silk Road, was named as land (hane) of silver (gümüş) at the time of the Romans, and its name remained as Gümüşhane. The Assyrians, Persians, Medes, Urartu, Macedonians, Pontus, and Romans ruled in these lands. It also served as an important city during the …

Karaman City Guide: Karaman City Guide

Located between the Central Anatolia Region and the Mediterranean Region, Karaman is a beautiful town which is also characteristic of both regions. The city was used as a military and commercial site in the period of the Hittites. It was later converted into a settlement in the time of Lydia and the Phrygians. Later, it was under Seljuk and Ottoman …

Kocaeli City Guide: Kocaeli City Guide

Kocaeli, the third largest city in the Marmara Region, dates back to the 8th century BC. In the period of the Kingdom of Bitinia, it was transformed into a city and was the capital of the Roman Empire. The city, which is located on a mobile route since the Seljuk period, is adjacent to both the Marmara and the Black …

Siirt City Guide: Siirt City Guide

Located in the Southeastern Anatolia Region, Siirt is one of the exceptional cities of the East. It has been discovered that the city has a wide history dating back to the Stone Age. The city witnessed the Roman and Byzantine periods with the Hellenistic period and was later inhabited by the Islamic states. The city is surrounded by Bitlis in …

Yozgat City Guide: Yozgat City Guide

Located in Central Anatolia, Yozgat is one of the historic cities that stands out with its unique atmosphere and culture. Yozgat, which has a history of 5000 years, was transformed into a city in the period of the Hittites and was known as the Bozok sanjak during the Ottoman period. Yozgat is adjacent to Tokat, Amasya and Çorum in the …

Bolu City Guide: Bolu City Guide

Having a history dating back to 1200s BC, Bolu has long been the center of attraction due to its nature and climate. The Phrygians dominated Bolu until the 6th century BC, then by the Persians. In 336 BC, Alexander the Great captured Bolu, and later, the Kingdom of Bitinia was established in and around Bolu. In 1324, the Ottoman captured …