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6 cities to visit in Turkey

6 cities to visit in Turkey

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6 cities to visit in Turkey

In recent years, Turkey has been one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. Located in Eurasia, Europe’s meeting with Asia, the country can impress even the most experienced traveler.

With privileged geography, Turkey has beautiful beaches, mountains, deserts, forests and historic cities that today share space with numerous modern buildings.

Contrary to what many people imagine, Turkey is a safe country with an excellent infrastructure prepared to receive thousands of visitors.

Ankara

The country’s capital and also the second most populous city, Ankara is known for its monumental architecture. Full of mausoleums, the Kocatepe Mosque is one of the largest in the world and even has a market inside.

The surroundings of the capital have places to drink the famous teas and restaurants for those who want to enjoy the view from the outside, showing the great contrast between modernity and history.

Istanbul

As much as Ankara is the capital, the country’s main metropolis is Istanbul. With a European part and an Asian part, the city breathes history and culture.

The streets are filled with mosques (highlights for the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia), large popular fairs, such as the Grand Bazaar, and buildings that tell the story of the incredible ancient city – formerly called Constantinople.

A very curious fact is that Istanbul is divided in half by the Bosphorus Strait, which separates Europe from Asia. In other words, part of the city is European and the other is Asian.

Göreme

Cappadocia is one of the most sought after places in the country. The rock formations, unique on the planet, are a major attraction. There, hotels, houses, and churches were sculpted, creating real underground cities.

The most well-known and deep is Derinkuyu, space eight stories deep, and the largest is called Kaymaklı, all declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Whoever is in the region cannot fail to take a balloon flight, preferably at dawn. Every day, dozens of balloons take to the skies and fly over this unique scenario.

Cappadocia is one of the most sought after places in the country. The rock formations, unique on the planet, are a major attraction. There, hotels, houses, and churches were sculpted, creating real underground cities.

The most well-known and deep is Derinkuyu, space eight stories deep and the largest is called Kaymaklı, all declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Whoever is in the region cannot fail to take a balloon flight, preferably at dawn. Every day, dozens of balloons take to the skies and fly over this unique scenario.

Izmir

Land of the poet Homer, Izmir is the third-largest city in the country. It has a lot of history, gastronomy, lively nightlife, as well as being the gateway for those arriving in the Aegean by plane – it is the best option if we consider the attractive rates. Its population is a mix of Greek, Jewish and different regions of the interior of the country.

Alanya

Located in the Mediterranean region, Alanya is one of the most visited tourist spots on the coast of Turkey. The city has an incredible mix of attractions for visitors, beautiful beaches, churches, ruins , and palaces.

The main tourists strolling in this city are Europeans or Russians. In the summer, the city pumps because the cheap and rich infrastructure attracts many young people.

Bodrum

On the banks of the Aegean Sea, the city has most of its houses painted white and with flowered balconies. Sought by tourists from all over the world, it is famous for its trendy nightlife, bars, restaurants, and resorts.

In summer, the Turkish elite chooses the city for their holidays. A tip for those who visit is the crossing to Greece, its neighboring country, which takes about an hour and is worth the trip.

How can Guide in Turkey help me?

If you are in Turkey, we can schedule these visits on a private tour. Also, we offer other packages to the main destinations in the country, transfers, accommodation, and much more.

Contact: +90 536 273 59 61

E-mail: info@guideserviceinturkey.com

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