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Antalya

The bustling southern Turkish city of Antalya is well known for its bustling city vibe packed with cosmopolitan energy and lots to see and do. Antalya is the biggest town on the Turkish Riviera,... Read More

Ephesus

Ephesus was an ancient Greek and later a Roman city, in the 1st century BC it had a population of more than 250.000,making it one of the largest cities in the mediterranean world. The ruins that... Read More

Istanbul

Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey with a population of 13.120.596. Contrary to popular belief Istanbul it is not the capitol city of Turkey. Istanbul is the third most visited city in Europe... Read More

Afrodisias

Aphrodisias is one of the best preserved historical sites in Turkey. It is located 155km east of Kusadasi and 100 inland from the coast. The nearest village to the site is Geyre.Excavations revealed... Read More

Bodrum

The village of Bodrum is located west to the Province of Mugla, 160 km west of Marmaris and 150 km south of Kusadasi. Bodrum has a population of 32.801 which increases in the summer to 118,237.... Read More

Arycanda

Arykanda (Arycanda) are the remains of an old Lycian city, located 32km near to Finike in the province of Antalya. It was one of the oldest settlements in Lycia dating back to 5th and 6th century... Read More

Ankara

Ankara is the capitol city of Turkey, it is the 2nd biggest city with 4.431.719 inhabitants, located in central Anatolia. Ankara is a modern working city and the centre of the Turkish government; it... Read More

Aspendos

Aspendos was originally an ancient Greek city before being taken over by the Romans; it is located 47 km from modern Antalya. Apart from the impressive theatre, there is not much left of the city due... Read More

Adana

Adana is located on the banks of the River Seyhan and 30 km inland from the Mediterranean Sea in central Anatolia, it is the fifth biggest city in Turkey with a population of over 1, 5... Read More

Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a region on a high plateau in central Anatolia surrounded by the towns of Aksaray, Nigde and Kayseri. Known even in ancient times as Cappadocia is it Turkey's most bizzar landscape... Read More

Alanya

Alanya is located on the south coast of the Mediterranean Sea, 150 km east of Antalya and has a population of 197,455 which increases by four times in the summer months. Alanya is a very popular... Read More

Didyma

The ancient Greek/Roman ruins of Didyma are located a short distance to the northwest of modern day Didim. Here lay the ruins of the temple of Apollo. Surrounding the temple are... Read More

Antakya

Antakya has a population of 213.581 inhabitants and is located at the banks of the river Orontes in the province of Hatay, surrounded on three sides by mountains which are a source for green marble.... Read More

Xanthos and Letoon

Xanthos is located 70 km to the east from Fethiye and 40 km west of Kas. Once it was the capital city of the ancient Lycian federation, but the first settlement is believed to have been here already... Read More

Bursa

Bursa is the fourth biggest city in Turkey with 2.6 million inhabitants, it is located 90 km south of Istanbul in the west of Turkey.  Bursa is a busy metropolitan city and an important... Read More

Pamukkale - Hierapolis

Pamukkale, meaning “Cotton castle” in Turkish is a natural site 18km north of Denizli, just under Hierapolis. It contains of hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals... Read More

Diyarbakır

Diyarbakir is one of the largest cities in eastern turkey, about 120 north from the Syrian border with a population of 843.460 being predominantly kurdish inhabitants. The city is located on the... Read More

Perge

Perge is located 19 km east of Antalya, it was once an ancient Greek city, which was then ruled by the Roman Empire and was one of the richest and most beautiful cities of its time. It is quite easy... Read More

Edirne

Once being the capitol if the Ottoman Empire is Edirne today the administrative capitol of the province of Edirne and has a population of 138.000. It’s situated in the border triangle of... Read More

Saklikent Canyon (Fethiye)

Saklikent Gorge is the second largest gorge in Europe which spans a whopping 20 km in length. It is also the deepest gorge (a narrow valley between mountains with a stream running through) in... Read More

Erzurum

The city of Erzurum is located in the east of Turkey, 250 km north of the Lake of Van, 250 km south of the Black sea coast and 1300 km east of Istanbul. It is one of the biggest cities in Eastern... Read More

Termessos

The ancient city of Termessos is known for being one of the most dramatically situated ancient cities in Turkey.Set high in a steep mountain setting (24 miles and one hour) north of the popular... Read More

Izmir

Izmir is Turkey’s third largest city, located along the Aegean Sea region with a population of 3.354.93. Izmir has stunning natural beauty combined with a modern lively city which makes it a... Read More

Troy

Troy is an archaeological site where the legendary Trojan War took place. It is located 370km south of Istanbul and 315km north to Izmir. The city of Troy has ancient ruins which date from 3000 BC... Read More
 

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