Cappadocia
Central Anatolian region of Turkey, Cappadocia has one of the most intriguing landscapes in the world. These are strange volcanic tuff pillars known as the “Magic Chimneys”. Here, to the…

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Turkish cuisine at a glance. Holidays in Turkey: solid kebab
Summer ends, but not everyone agrees to put up with it. Therefore, in early September, many collect roomy suitcases and go somewhere to the warm seas. The most democratic "foreign"…

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Istanbul in person must know
Zhekovsky lecture in the "Diamond Hand" was called "Istanbul - a city of contrasts." The largest city of Turkey, Istanbul, can indeed fit this definition - only, of course, not…

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Sights of Turkey

This is one of the oldest cities in Eurasia and the cultural capital of Turkey. The favorite city of Agatha Christie with amazing panoramas spread on the shores of two continents. The magnificent history of the capital of the four greatest empires (Roman, Byzantine, Latin, Ottoman) dates back to the 7th century BC, preserving for us a whole kaleidoscope of fascinating historical and architectural monuments: St. Sophia Cathedral (the largest Byzantine church in the world ), Topkapi Palace (the center of power of the great Ottoman Empire), the underground reservoir Erebatan 3rd century AD, the inimitable “Blue Mosque” (Sultan Ahmet mosque) – a wonderful symbol of Istanbul, Dolmabahce Palace – a delightful Osm palace complex new on the shores of the Bosphorus, the Church of St. Irina is a famous place of pilgrimage for Christians, Continue reading

Holidays, events, festivals of Turkey

The only national secular holiday in Turkey is the Day of Youth and Sports (May 19). After all, almost 66% of the Turkish nation consists of people under the age of 35. The high percentage of young people explains the recent tendency to return to the norms of Islam (a feature of Muslim civilization is that students support the tradition there). Speaking of Turkey in general, one cannot lose sight of the fact that, despite the separation of the Church from the state in 1928, here, unlike in Russia, you will not find atheists. Continue reading

Turkey transportation

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Turkish Airlines (Turkish Airlines) serves all major Turkish cities, including the most intense destinations of Istanbul and Ankara. You can also use the services of other airlines, such as Onur Air, Fly Air, Pegasus Airlines and Atlas Jet. The main airports in Turkey are Esenboga in Ankara, Ataturk in Istanbul, Adnan Menderes in Izmir and Sabiha Gokcen forty kilometers from Istanbul. Continue reading

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Turkey, Cappadocia
The slopes of the hills down the cascade of snow-white in the valley Lykos. At a distance, it seems that the unusual steps that form the baths with bright blue…

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"Last minute vouchers! Last minute tours! Last minute !!!" Come out, gentlemen ...
“Last minute trips, last minute tours,” is heard almost on every corner. “Last minute trips, last minute tours,” we read in almost all advertising magazines and newspapers. Remember - if…

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Turkey: Asian Europe. Study in turkey
There is one country that successfully combines Eastern traditions and a completely European way of life. This is Turkey. Turkey is inconceivably beautiful, diverse and overflowing with historical and architectural…

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Holidays in Turkey in winter
For many Russians who are accustomed to the summer role of Turkey as an "all-union health resort," the phrase "vacation in Turkey in winter" may sound somewhat strange. Nevertheless, soon,…

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