Turkey is steeped in the history of the landscape, complex of beaches, and soaring mountains. Turkey is best known for the gateway to Asia and Europe for hundreds of years. Istanbul is one of the popular tourist destinations in turkey. Here is an overview of the Top 10 Best Places to Visit in Turkey.
10. Galata Tower
Galata Tower is one of the oldest sights to visit in Istanbul. This tower is getting back in the V century. The beautiful building which is survived until today was built on the hill by Genoese in the 13th century. The height of this building tower is 65 meters (215 Feet), due to this tower located on the hill, this tower was visible everywhere from the city. At the top of Galata Tower, there is an observation deck, which offers Awesome views.
9. Topkapi Palace
Topkapi Palace was built in the 14th century. Which is known as the home of Sultan Mehmed. The whole area of this palace is 750 thousand m². which is surrounded all sides by a wall to the length of 1450 meters. Topkapi palace was one of the only palaces which is witnessed the life of 26 sultans. The walls of this palace were famous for the love story of the great Alexandra Lisowska. who became the wife of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. In the drama series ” The magnificent century” one of the events takes palace in the Luxurious Topkapi palace.
8. Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia cathedral is a symbol of the “Golden Age” of Byzantium, which is the best example of Byzantine architecture. The history of this cathedral begins in the V Century. This cathedral is more than a thousand years. This cathedral is also known as one of the largest Christian temples in the whole world. The height of this cathedral is 61 Meters (200 Feet), the diameter of the cathedral dome is 35 Meters (115 feet), The construction of this cathedral is one of the luxurious construction in Byzantium which is more than a two annual budget of the Byzantium.
7. Mount Ararat
Mount Ararat was located in the extreme east of Turkey. According to the legends of the bible. The Noah of the ark is once moored to its. The height of the mount is 5140 Meters (16865 Feet). This is one of the highest points in the whole turkey. On the slopes of this mountain, there are many caves, glaciers, picturesque meadow, flowering valleys, ancient monasteries, and a national park.
6. Dolmabahce Palace
Dolmabahce Palace owes its appearance to the desire of sultan Abdul-Majid I, which is very closer to the wealth of Europeans. This palace is known as one of the most “Non-Turkish ” residences of the sultans of turkey. This palace is built in the 18th Century in the style of Baroque. Where they spent more than 15 tons of pure gold. Dolmabahce Palace contains three parts in which there are 280 rooms and 50 rooms. These complexes also have a beautiful park.
Bodrum is located in the southern region of the Aegean in turkey. This city is also known as the home of the Mausoleum. which is one of the seventh wonders of the great ancient world. Nowadays there are stunning beaches and top-cliff of resort attract people from the whole world. The visit to the city is uncompleted without a visit to the St. peter castle, which is also known as Bodrum castles. St. peter’s castle was built-in 1405 by the Knights Hospitaller, but today this castle was operated as a museum. On the eastern side, city tourists will find amazing beaches of blue water. Near to the beaches, there are several Cafe, Nightclubs, and bars, On the other side of the city, there are restaurants and shopping centers.
Pamukkale is famous in the whole world for its thermal spa. Which is naturally created. Due to the deposition of the salts, these look like a white terrace. In addition to this healing water of Pamukkale, in the spring these mountains look like copied from pages of a fairy tale. Near to the Pamukkale, there is another interesting palace to visit which is the ruins of the ancient city Hierapolis.
In Ephesus city, there is a huge open-air museum. The history of the city begins in the V century BC, and in the XIV the city was destroyed. Archaeologists restored it and after restoring the museum they prepared it for the inspection of the tourist. The main attraction of the city to visit the temple of Artemis. Which is one of the seven wonders in the whole world. You can also explore the city by entering the city’s lower and upper entrance, But it will be better if you visit the city by walking alongside the road from top to bottom.
Cappadocia is located in the heart of turkey. Which is a unique area rich in history and its tourist attractions? The first thing in the Cappadocia is surprising you to its landscape. In Cappadocia, you can see the cliffs which are in the form of mushrooms and mountains of low. There is also an underground kingdom that has been preserved here in Cappadocia. The first dug cave of Christians is recessed here in this city. Which is creating Cappadocia is an underground city. The depth of these Cappadocia caves is 92 Meters (302 feet), and there are more than 10 thousand people lived them.
Istanbul is located on the two banks, in different centuries and in different continents. Nowadays Istanbul is one of the largest cities in the whole of turkey and one of the largest cities in the whole world. In Istanbul, there are more than three thousand architectural and cultural monuments. That reflects the history of these great four empire, which capitals are Istanbul. Blue Mosque stood on the shores of the Marmara sea. Blue mosque was the symbol of Istanbul city. The Bosphorus Strait has divided the city into its two parts, Asia and Europe. It is a city of fairy tales and greatness. In this old city, you can enjoy most of the historic sites, which include the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Hagia Sophia. Which is not only drawn by Palaces and Mosque. But also have shopping centers, banks, and great skyscrapers.
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