Turkey: rest always
If I had the extra fifty thousand dollars, I would know how to dispose of them. Better, of course, if it were one hundred thousand, but fifty, in principle, would…

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Where is the best place to relax in Turkey, in Croatia, in Cyprus?
The warm sea, the sun and the complete absence of earthly thoughts, only a couple of bottles of “Slavutych” or “Zhigulevskiy” in the old fashioned way, hidden at the water’s…

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Turkey, open your face!
Imagine our tourists without Turkey, just like Turkey without our compatriots, for several years now simply impossible. Our people have thoroughly mastered the Mediterranean coast: from May to October on…

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What to see in Turkey

Turkey is beautiful and unique! The quiet harbors of Turkey, the impregnable cliffs of Turkey, the fortresses of Turkey, the ruins of the old cities of Turkey, the most magnificent sandy beaches … And this too – in Turkey!

Isparta – a city of lakes, towering high in the mountains of Taurus. In spring and summer, the lakeside zone is decorated with wild flowers. While in the city, visit the Ulu Mosque, built in 1417 by the Seljuks. Bedesten (Covered Bazaar) was built in 1561, next to the Firdevs Pasha Mosque, erected in the 16th century by order of the famous Ottoman architect Sinan. Be sure to see the castle Isparta (XIV century). Rose gardens, giving rose oil for the perfume industry, surround the city from all sides, filling the air with a fragrant aroma. Also, the city is famous for wool carpets produced here.

At the foot of Mount Tahtali (Olympos), 15 km. south of Kemer, there are three harbors of Phaselis, in the past representing the city’s shopping center. The theater, the Gadrian gate, the acropolis, as well as the ruins of water pipes, piazzas and baths testify to the historical importance of the city. From the South Bay offers a wonderful view of the mountains Tahtali. The pebbly beaches of Phaselis have excellent playgrounds, and the quiet waters of the bay are safe for bathers.

In Demre (the ancient name of the World), 25 km. To the west of Finike, numerous tombstones carved in the rocks can be seen above the Roman Theater. Saint Nicholas was the bishop in this city in the 4th century, died here in 342. Every year in December, there is a commemoration ceremony for Santa Claus, attracting numerous tourists spending their New Year on the sunny coast of ancient Lycia.

Side is one of the most popular places in Turkey. Translated word means pomegranate. In the past, the city served as a port, today it is a beautiful resort town. Tourists are attracted to: the ruins of the city, two sandy beaches, numerous cafes and restaurants overlooking the sea, shops selling traditional Turkish handicrafts (including leather goods and gold jewelry), modern complexes. The magnificent colonnaded theater is the largest in the whole area. Other surviving monuments: the agora, the Apollo Theater, located near the sea, a fountain and a necropolis. The museum, located in the baths of Roman times, demonstrates one of the most interesting archaeological collections in Turkey.

The famous resort town of Alanya is situated on a rocky promontory jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea between two long sandy beaches. Seljuk Fortress (XIII century) is one of the most famous sights, crowning this ledge. 150 towers successfully fit into the architecture of the double walls of a well-preserved fortress. Behind the outer walls of the fortress are the ruins of mosques, a caravanserai and a covered bazaar. Outside the inner walls you can see the ruins of the reservoir and the Byzantine church. Although the history of Alania dates back to the era of ancient Rome, the city reached its heyday with the Seljuks, when in 1220 Alaeddin Keykubat turned it into its winter residence and, at the same time, into a naval base.

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ALL ABOUT TURKEY COUNTRY
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