Exploring Turkey: what to see and do in Europe’s most exotic country
If you are planning a trip to Turkey, but still don’t know how to spend your time in the country, the offer a list with the most impressive tours to do in Turkey. Check out:
Turkey is a country with diverse cultures, making it a unique and exciting region to visit. Then, you should visit least the following sightseeing during your trip:
– Thermal pools of Pamukkale
Pamukkale’s thermal pools are one of the main natural beauties of the Turkish territory. The site is located near the city of Denizli and features a set of pools on a calcium cliff overlooking the city of Pamukkale.
– Hagia Sophia
The Hagia Sophia mosque is one of the country’s architectural wonders and has served as a Greek Orthodox church and as a museum. Built in 537, visitors have direct contact with the stories of Turkey in this beautiful ancient structure.
The ancient city of Ephesus was founded in the 10th century BC and was famous as the site of the Temple of Artemis. The ruins are still standing and visitors often walk through them to gain a better understanding of Turkish history.
– Shopping in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar
Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest indoor markets on Earth, with 61 covered streets and more than 3,000 stores. Each day, up to 400,000 visitors visit the bazaar, and the beauty of the market makes it one of the most popular attractions in the city. Carpets, jewelry, pottery, and ceramics can be found in the bazaar.
– Topkapi Palace
Located in Istanbul, this grand palace was the residence of the Ottoman sultans 1465-1856. Formerly a royal residence, the palace is now a major tourist attraction, as it contains some important relics of Muslim culture, such as the sword and cape of Muhammad. The structure also includes examples of Ottoman architecture, as well as large collections of weapons, porcelain, clothing, mural paintings, and Islamic calligraphic manuscripts.
– Tour in Bosphorus
Many locals believe that the best way to see Istanbul is to be on the upper deck of one of the city’s public ferry boats. Dozens of boats cross the Bosphorus throughout the day, and although the journey only takes about 20 minutes, travelers will be able to enjoy some of the best views of Istanbul’s historic monuments. You will also have a glimpse of beautiful seaside mansions, known as “Yali”, which are found along the coast.
How can Guide in Turkey help me get to know these sightseeing?
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.
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