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Places to Visit in Pamukkale

Pamukkale is home to a miraculous formation of nature as well as an admirable history. I have compiled places for you in Pamukkale.
Travertines of Pamukkale

The Pamukkale Travertines, which is the symbol of Denizli and visited by many tourists from Turkey and abroad every year, are the rock formations which are formed by chemical reaction end precipitation. When the thermal water in the region meets the air, calcium carbonate deposits on the rocks and creates a unique cottony appearance of the travertines. Pamukkale Travertines were taken to the World Heritage List by UNESCO.
Antique Pool

The ancient pool, is known as a healing place since ancient times. its healing water, is able to cure many diseases such as heart disease, arteriosclerosis, rheumatism, blood pressure, rickets etc.
Hierapolis Ancient City

Hierapolis Ancient City which was founded by Eumenes, is known as "Holy City" in the world of archeology because of its many religious structures. Frontinus Street, ag…

Turkey's Best Holiday Destinations

In the summer months, there are so many times that you think "where to make our vacation". The most preferred holiday cities in Turkey are mostly Mediterranean and Aegean regions. Here are the best and most preferred holiday destinations.
1- AntalyaAntalya is one of the most important tourism centers in Turkey. It is one of the most important tourist centers of Turkey with its natural, palm-lined boulevards, traditional architecture, still-standing central Kaleiçi and large-scale tourism investments. At the same time, the city is the city that receives the most immigration in Turkey.

In Konyaaltı Beach and Lara Beach you will cool off in the long sandy beaches, and in the evening you will make your way to the city center. After a stroll, the lively cafeterias, pubs, bars and nightlife will keep you entertained with crazy fun discos.It will be a doosy holiday in Antalya.
2- Alanya With its thousands of years of history, culture and architecture that is a mixture of Medite…

Where are the Ida Mountains?

Ida Mountains or Kaz Mountains, one of the rare natural beauties of the Anatolian geography is for me. This is a geography where I enjoyed very much and went to find peace. One of the few places in our country where the value is not understood.must be visited.

Much of it lies between Edremit Gulf in the south, Zeytinli Brook in the east, Karamenderes Brook in the north and Mıhlı Brook in the west, covering an area of 21,452 hectares. Kazdağı National Park has been protected as a national park since 1994 due to its geological location and its interesting vegetation, climate and soil structure. This region of Kaz Mountains continuously produces high oxygen.

In general, most people are confused about where they are connected. The Ida Mountains, located in the provinces of Canakkale and Balıkesir, and forming the borders of the Aegean and Marmara Regions, are located on the north-western side of the Anatolian peninsula. This is the highest mountain of Biga peninsula at the same time. The…

Cappadocia Travel Guide

The soft layers formed by Erciyes, Hasan Dağı and Güllü Dağ, eroded by rain and wind for millions of years, revealed an interesting and beautiful geography that can not be seen anywhere else in the world. This is called Cappadocia today. Cappadocia has a fascinating and mysterious atmosphere with its unique homes carved from rocks, churches, underground cities, colorful balloons, famous wines and spectacular sunsets.

Cappadocia means the Land of Beautiful Horses in the Persian language. This beautiful region has a geography that does not resemble anything you've ever seen before. In Central Anatolia this is a large region extending to Nevşehir, Aksaray, Kırşehir, Niğde, Kayseri provinces. So save time for this beautiful geography. This is a special place that can not be fed for day trips, as well as 4 seasons.

Cappadocia is a very wide geography. It is a ruthlessness to take only 1-2 days to see such a wide geographical area and to see everything and everything quickly. I like a f…

10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Turkey

Towels are ready, sun glasses are too... let’s jump from hot sand to cool water... There are dozens of beautiful beaches in Turkey, but we chose the 10 most beautiful beaches. It's worth knowing before you go on a vacation. Here are the 10 most beautiful beaches in Turkey...
Kaputas Beach
When passing through the mountain road above, you will first fall in love with the colour of the sea; then you notice people watching the waves of a tiny beach between mountains and the sea in peace . This is Kaputaş ... This is what 'turquoise' means, you will understand. This small place between Kaş and Kalkan is headed by the winding roads. Do not forget to take a snack when you go; You will stay in nature alone.
Dalyan Iztuzu
Take the boats from Dalyan Quay; You are at the beach after half an hour's journey between the reeds. This is indeed the definition of the place where you have been given the "nature wonder" clauses in a million times. Mediterranean on one si…

Life in Izmir

Izmir, the third biggest metropolis of Turkey, is a contemporary port city integrated with trade and industry.

In the west of Izmir, Çeşme Peninsula stretches by its colorful sea, beaches and thermal centers. Ephesus, one of the most famous cities of antiquity, was one of the largest cities in the world during the Roman Empire. Ephesus, which has all the richness of all the Ionian cultures in it, also announced its name with intense artistic activities. For this purpose, this city was called Beautiful Izmir, Old Izmir and la Perle de l'Ionie (The Pioneer of Ionia). Years after these definitions, the city has become a title.

Izmir is located at the beginning of a long narrow bay surrounded by yachts and ships. It has a temperate climate, and in the summer a fresh coolness from the sea takes away the heat of the sun. Along the coast are palm trees and wide streets. Izmir Port is the second biggest port after Mersin. Izmir, a lively and cosmopolitan city, also holds an important plac…

Historical Galata Tower

It is estimated that the Galata Tower, once referred to as the Jesus tower, was built at the beginning of the 500 AD, although the exact date of its construction is not known. The oldest and most important work of the historical Galata region; Romans, Venetians, Genoese and Ottomans used for different purposes.

Galata Tower (Jesus Tower) Galata Tower, according to estimates first made by the Romans in 507 and in the year 1348 Genoese gave its last shape. The altitude is about 70 meters and the diameter is about 10 meters. It is thought that the weight is 10 thousand tons.

The Genoese , who were estimated to have been built by Anastasius, placed a large Catholic cross on the top of the tower. Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror took the cross off the tower.

After the conquest of Istanbul, Galata Tower was used for different purposes during the Ottoman Empire period. In 1509, Istanbulites saw serious damages in the earthquake they called "Little Resurrection". It was restored by his …

Calm and Peaceful Holiday in Adrasan

Adrasan, which is reached via Kemer, has a unique nature, a unique beach and a lot of local and foreign tourists. This holiday center, with its pine forests wrapped around three sides, is ideal for those who want to spend a holiday in a calm and peaceful environment. It is possible to enjoy the naturalness in this place where to wake up to the sun with bird sounds, forest green, sea blue and sunshine embrace.

Adrasan, which is also an important place for water sports, has a water view distance of 30 meters, so visitors to the region are interested in water sports. The people who do not know swimming well and the children can go to the sea easily in the shallow sea. Located in Cavuskoy near Adrasan beach, the market is interesting for local tastes and souvenirs.

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Nature and History in Belek

Belek, a tourism center connected to the Serik district of Antalya, has the most qualified tourist accommodation facilities of the Mediterranean Region. This holiday center, which is especially preferred by those who are interested in golf sports, is an important value with pine forests and unique beaches. For those who stay in Belek, Aspendos, Perge antique cities and Kurşunlu National Park stand out as alternatives for the day.

Belek, also known as the Oteller Region, has the best service hotels in Antalya. Beside a great holiday, those who want to have fun, to do sports and to improve themselves in terms of culture are making their choice from this holiday center.

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Things to do in Kalkan

Old Greek houses and a small yacht harbor and rare places have managed to maintain their local characteristics. Kalkan Bay and the surrounding villages are waiting for their nature to be seen with their wonderful colors. Small fish restaurants, pensions and hotels with a strange holiday away from Kalkan is preferred. In recent years, British tourists have shown an interest in Kalkan, which has managed to protect the urban fabric that has spread to the mountains where the back rests.

Rafting and canoeing can be done at Eşen Stream half an hour from Kalkan after experiencing the pleasure of the sea on Patara Beach which is known by the world. Saklikent Canyon can be a good alternative for those staying in this holiday center since it is close to transportation. Besides, Çata Island, which is not located on the openings of Kalkan Bay, is waiting for adventure enthusiasts.

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The Great Sea of Kekova

Kekova, the largest island on the Mediterranean coast, is known as another region where diving enthusiasts are most popular. Kekova, which can reach the boats from Kas and its surroundings, gets even more attention each year.

It is priceless to observe the sunken cities of Kekova, where transportation can only be done from the sea, and to enjoy witnessing the magnificent nature from the sea. Small hotels and lodgings in Ucagiz Village welcome those who want to spend more time in the region.

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Side and Luxury Hotels

Side, completely based on tourism, is home to important ancient ruins as a historical settlement center. There are many luxury hotels around the town center. Some of the places preferred by vacationers are Blue Flags, Titreyen Lake, Sorgun, Sorgun 2, Halk Beach, Club Ali Bey and Left Kamelya beaches.

Apollon Temple offers amazing scenery especially at sunset. Among the most beautiful archeological sites in Side are the Roman Bath, the Side Museum exhibiting works of art from the region and the magnificent Antique Theater are waiting to be discovered.

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Rafting in Manavgat

Manavgat, one of the biggest cities of Antalya, was established near the river of the same name. Manavgat, which has been growing with tourism since the 1960s, has a wonderful nature and Lake Oymapınar and dam. The dam can be used for sports such as boat trips, trekking and rafting in and around the dam.

Manavgat Waterfall is one of the most interesting tourist spots in the district. Also, Aslanlı Cave and Boğaz Beach are among the places to be seen in this holiday center. At least 3 full days must be reserved for the activities in this holiday center.

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Kaş Is The Best For Diving

In terms of reaching, Kaş, which is in a more difficult place than other tourist centers, has succeeded in translating this situation to its advantage. The charming district, which is among the best diving spots in Turkey, winks at the Greek island of Meis, just opposite.

The resort center Kaş, which is caught between the sea and the mountains, is preferred by those who are looking for more peace and quiet. Situated 20 km away from this holiday center, in front of Antalya with its nature and cultural beauties, the famous Kaputaş Beach is located.

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Holiday in Alanya

Alanya, which is an important tourism brand with almost 100 kilometers of coastline, is an important center with its historical and cultural values, sea and unique landscapes. There are small, friendly, budget hotels, beachfront cafes, bars and restaurants, and all the needs that come to mind when it comes to holidays.

While the caves of Dim and Damlatas are caressing your traveling soul, the Ethnographic Museum is ideal for experiencing local culture. Alanya Castle with 150 towers, which was built by Seljuks at a height of 220 meters, enjoys a bird's eye view of Alanya. With clear water, Kleopatra Beach is also fascinating all the visitors.

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Maiden's Tower

It is located in Üsküdar, 150-200 meters out of Salacak. While there is no definite information about when the Maiden's Tower was built, some sources indicate that the tower's architectural construction process dates back to around BC. 341

The names of the Maiden's Tower in ancient times are Damalis and Leandros. Damalis is the name of the wife of Kharis, the king of Athens at the time. It is also known as Arcla, meaning "small castle" in the Byzantine time.

After the conquest of Istanbul, the existing tower on the island is destroyed and a wooden tower is built instead. In 1719 this wooden tower became ash with fire. In 1725, it was rebuilt by Damat İbrahim Paşa as a mage. In 1857, the lighthouse was added to the tower and in 1920 the lantern lamp reached the automatic light system.

Today, after being restored by a private company, it has been opened to the public as a restaurant. To the holiday lovers; It is strongly recommended to have a diner watching the mag…

Finike For A Quiet Holiday

Finike is one of Turkey's citrus treasures, one step behind other popular holiday resorts in Antalya. Finike is trying to adapt to new tourism with affordable hotels and accommodation options that suit every budget, it can be preferred for a quiet holiday.

Finike, whose former name is Lycia; The slope houses, Heroon, the Theater, the Three Nephite Basilica, and the monumental rock tombs in the rather large Necropolis, offer a choice for history buffs. Moreover, the beautiful sandy beaches are ideal for swimming and sunbathing for miles.

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10 Things to Do in Ölüdeniz

It is a natural wonder that takes place in the stagnation of the name, Ölüdeniz, in Fethiye, Muğla. Oludeniz, which admires the nature of the paradise, has unique lagoon must be travelled, the green every tone must be seen.It has a beauty that will not be missed for those who want to travel, as well as rest . Rocky Tombs, Telmessos Antique Theater, Paspatur Bazaar, Saklıkent Canyon and Butterfly Valley are the most exciting places of nature sports to see from here, as well as from paragliding to rafting. You won’t forget your travel to Turkey after visiting Ölüdeniz.

1. Visit the Kordon There are also stands and centers where you can participate in activities such as paragliding or boat tours as well as beautiful cafes and restaurants, along the famous Kordon, which runs along Belcekız Beach. Your travel will be flowered by sunshine and stunning sea.
2. Walking along the Lycian Way If you want to go for a little stroll on the Historical Lycian Way, which is a five hundred kilometer wa…

Kemer's Colorful Night Life

Located 42 km southwest of Antalya, Kemer's beaches are full of touristic facilities. Each one of these high-standard tourist facilities, domestic and foreign tourists are welcomed in the best way. A beautiful holiday experience can be enjoyed in Kemer, which has a charming natural beauty with its clear sea and green pine forest reaching almost to the beach.

Kemer, which is also preferred with its colorful night life as it is with sea and sun, promises unforgettable fun nights with night clubs and live music venues which are open until the first lights of the morning.

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