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Cultural Itineraries for Turkey: Cultural Itineraries for Turkey

Although the sun and sea come to mind when we mention a holiday in our country, cultural itineraries has been welcomed with increasing interest in recent years. If you’re thinking of making the trip to discover the history and culture of Turkey, browse our suggestions regarding cultural sightseeing tours. There are traces of civilization extending all over Anatolia. For this reason, …

Uşak City Guide: Uşak City Guide

Uşak in the Middle Aegean has always been a settlement since ancient times. The city dates back to the 4th millennium BC and has become a busy route, especially in the Bronze Age. In the 2000s and 2500s BC, the Hittites had an extremely rich history of civilization along with the Lydians, the Romans, and the Byzantines. It was an …

Antalya City Guide: Antalya City Guide

Antalya, located in the Mediterranean Region, is considered the capital of tourism in our country. Its history dates back 5000 years, so it is a region that has hosted many different civilizations. Antalya is located at the west end of the Mediterranean Region and surrounded by Muğla, Burdur, Isparta, Konya, Karaman, and Mersin. On the south side is the Mediterranean …

Pamukkale

Pamukkale is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is an uncommon natural areas. Denizli‘s history refers to Pamukkale’s history. Denizli was established by the King of Syria II, Antiochustheos, between 261-245 BC . At that time, it was known as Loadikya, the name of King’s wife. In 1070, this city was recognized by the Turks. Over time, and after …

What is the Historical Bond Between Turkey and Korea?

The historical bond between Turkey and Korea started on 11 August 1949. The reason why these two countries have a well-founded, positive bond is that Turkey sent soldiers to Korea during the Korean War and many of them were martyred. There is no conflict between the two countries in terms of politics because they see each other as a companion …

Burdur City Guide: Burdur City Guide

As a Mediterranean city, Burdur is located within the area named Lakes Region. It has natural borders such as the Boncuk Mountains on the extensions of Toros, Katrancık Mountain, Elmalı Mountain, Kuyucak, and Dedegöl Mountains to the east, Burdur Lake and Karakuş Mountain in the north, and Acıgöl and Eşeler Mountains in the west. Surrounded by Antalya, Muğla, Denizli, Isparta, …

Afyon City Guide: Afyon City Guide

Located within inner part of Aegean Region of Turkey, Afyon province consists of 18 counties. It was first under the sovereignty of Hittites, then the Lydians and Phrygians consecutively. In the 6th century BC, the province was conquered by Alexander the Great and came under the domination of the Persians. After the battle of Malazgirt, its sovereignty was passed to …

Pink Route: Cherry Blossom in Turkey: Pink Route: Cherry Blossom in Turkey

The naïve, soulful appearance of the cherry blossom has always sent my imagination on an epic journey. This special flower, with its delicate, almost ethereal quality, is associated primarily with Japan and indeed has a very special place at the very heart of Japanese culture. There, sakura (cherry blossom) season is heralded as the harbinger of a new chapter or …

Red Route: Wine in Turkey: Red Route: Wine in Turkey

It is a commonly held belief that Muslim countries have little or no connection with wine since consuming alcohol is expressly forbidden (haram) in the religion. However a country full of contrasts like Turkey never fails to surprise you and unless you are unusually well-informed, you will be amazed to find that the country has a vibrant viticulture dating back …