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Tourism in Turkey

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Turkey Travel Guide

The landlocked country of Turkey is known for its picturesque beauty and beautiful sights. Although the country is bordered by eight countries, tourism in Turkey is popular for its beautiful beaches as well. The country is seated in the European area, with a part being located in the Middle East and major part being located towards the Asian Region.

A holiday in Turkey offers a cheerful getaway from the modern day’s humdrum and allows one to relax their soul. The country is popular for its deep-rooted history, the story of a bygone era that are speckled in its cities, allowing one to find solace in historical monuments. Turkey tourism offers various chances of finding a perfect vacation!

History of Turkey

The history of the magnificent country, Turkey, is vast and colorful. The country was inhabited by many different types of civilizations, including Americans, Urartians, Greeks and many others. The period of Hellenization, which started with Alexander the Great’s conquests to the Byzantine Empire’s rise and fall is known to be the best time of the country. The changing rulers and the various kinds of civilizations in the country has allowed the city to enjoy and host various monuments and tell different stories, to both domestic and international travelers.

The Ottoman Empire also allowed the city to enjoy various developments and has offered the city many monuments which aid everyone’s Turkey travel plans. The Aspendos amphitheater, the theatre of Halicarnassus, the Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Mevlana Museum in Konya, etc. are some of the reasons why one should visit Turkey.

Best Cuisines in Turkey

Replete with a magical tapestry of rich culture, magnificent architecture, and mouth-watering cuisines, tourism in Turkey is a real treat. So, stroll through the local street of this place, and grab a chance to savour some authentic cuisines, like: Turkish Pide, Lokum, Menemen, Borek and more. To treat your taste buds to these tantalizing delicacies, you may visit a few of famous restaurants in Turkey, including: Nicole Restaurant, which is the country’s first Michelin star restaurant, besides this there are Hunkar, Borsa and other restaurants lined up to serve you the best cuisines of Turkey.  

Major Festivals in Turkey

Add some more beautiful moments to your life while being a part of a few of the major festivals in Turkey. Book a package for Turkey tourism in January to attend Camel Wrestling Festival, a June or July package for Istanbul Music Festival, and other interesting events.  

Major Attractions in Turkey

The country of Turkey brims with life and beauty. With cultural connections to Persian, Greek, Ottoman and Byzantine empires, the country offers various sights, things to do and places to visit to make the most of any types of Turkey holidays. Turkey tourism is not only famous for its beautiful monuments, churches, and mosques, but also for its traditional cuisines, which is a blend of various cultures the country has experienced in the past, Turkish baths, which is popular for lavish relaxation and for its natural wonders.

The city is speckled with beauty; one can find vast markets with various food choices to indulge in, a host of museums that offer information on the country’s past, the beautiful beaches, striking architecture and various other attractions that make Turkey travel one of the best travel destinations in the world. Be it for backpacking tours or a visit with Turkey private tours, the country’s beauty is unmatched. With changing scenes, beautiful architecture and various other types of fun things to offer, here is a list of the most famous Turkey cities to visit on Turkey holidays:

Istanbul: Istanbul, Turkey, is one of the best cities to plan a trip to. One of the major cities of the country offers one a chance to indulge in various museums, marvel at various monuments and find the beauty of Turkey at its best.

Antalya: Located in the Gulf of Antalya, this beautiful city has offered beaches and quaint cityscape. With beautiful shops and houses stacked next to each other, this place looks like a place right out of a movie.

Urgup: This quiet and laidback rural town in Turkey is most famous for its beautiful stone houses and stunning mountains. Seated in natural beauty, a visit to this rural town allows one to add more to their Turkey visit.

Alanya: Located on the South Coast of the country, this city is known for its beautiful blue skies and crystal clear waters. The city is surrounded by hills, is dotted with pretty houses and offers beaches to relax the soul.

Edirne: This place used to be the capital of the Ottoman Empire, the relics of the bygone empire can still be seen in the city. The city brims with architectural beauty, wonderful monuments and many places to visit.

Honeymoon in Turkey

An excellent destination for a honeymoon expedition, Turkey can really add charm to one’s journey that is worthy of remembrance for a longer duration. Boasting splendid landscapes, astounding architecture, exhilarating adventures, colorful streets, traditional Turkish markets, ancient ruins, evening cruises, and a lot more, Turkey honeymoon is just a pure delight for every kind of explorers. To celebrate their togetherness, couples are recommended to explore some must-visit places, like Cappadocia, Istanbul, Antalya, Pamukkale, and Fethiye amongst other spectacular honeymoon destinations in Turkey offering a perfect romantic backdrop. Adventurous couples can also partake in hot air balloon ride, beach activities, and more to spice up their journey.

Cities in Turkey

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Places To Visit In Turkey

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  • Dolmabahce Palace In Istanbul

    Nestled on one of the most spectacular parts of the Bosphorus, the grandeur of the Dolmabahce Palace leaves everyone in awe. Constructed during the Ottoman area, it later became the Presidential Palace. The attraction still holds a significant place in Turkey. Built by an Armenian architect, Garabet Amira Balyan, Dolmabahce...

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  • Galata Tower In Istanbul

    No trip is ever complete without a journey to view one of the light towers or normal towers. In Turkey too, there is one such tower in Istanbul, which not only offers a great view but also gives you the ancient chills that one can only feel at the viewing of amazing architecture and scriptures. Apart from these euphoric fee...

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  • Hagia Sophia In Istanbul

    A country with both Islam and Christian histories, Turkey is a delight to visit; and Hagia Sophia is one of the go-to places in Turkey. Located in the old capital Istanbul, it is a cathedral that was later found out to be a mosque and now runs as a museum, mainly as a tourist spot that runs on the visits of foreigners as we...

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  • Suleymaniye Mosque In Istanbul

    A tribute to Suleiman- the Magnificent, Suleymaniye Mosque is one of the most famous mosques of Istanbul. Built in between 1550- 1557, its construction took almost 8 years; however, the architectural design of Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul is still worthy of appraisal. Designed by the architect Mimar Sinan, the mosque attrac...

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  • Topkapi Palace In Istanbul

    Looking for a great time exploring the royalty of the Turkish kings or sultans? Look no further. ‘Topkapi Palace’ is the place to be. Of the many things to see in Turkey, mainly Istanbul, the museum is definitely a must-see. Its ancient carvings are one to watch out for. Topkapi Museum is the subject of many colorful storie...

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Things To Do In Turkey

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  • Grand Bazaar In Istanbul

    As the name suggests, the Grand Bazaar is one of the largest markets in Istanbul with a variety of shops selling different souvenirs. It is one of the oldest covered markets with around 4000 shops and covers almost all the main streets of the city. Grand Bazaar, Istanbul attracts lots of people from all around the world thr...

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  • Taksim Square In Istanbul

    Considered as the heart of the modern Istanbul, Taksim Square is one of the major cities in terms of economy, entertainment and tourist attraction. The Istanbul metro is located here, making it a lot more important. Many monuments and statues can even be found in here. The Taksim Square even has a meaning of its name; Taksi...

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Travel to Turkey

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By Air

With air connectivity, the best answer in regard to how to reach Turkey from India is via flights. There are numerous options for flights that one can choose from to get to Turkey. One can board a flight to the Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST) from Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and Delhi, and reach Turkey in 9 to 13 hours, depending on the airline. A direct India  to Turkey flight takes less time, while a connecting flight delays with 2 or 3 hours. With a variety of options, one can find flights offered by Oman Air, Ukraine International Airlines, Air Astana, Aeroflot, and many others to cover the India to Turkey distance for an amazing experience.

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    This was the best trip so far we booked from Travel Triangle. The agent was extremely cooperative especially Mr. Mehmet. He was extremely professional and helpful. Gave us the best of Turkey.

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    The trip for Turkey was good. The services were well organized. The pick up and drops were hassle free. Hotels were upto the mark.

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    Nikhilabraham's 9 days trip to Turkey

    We have booked turkey trip for 9 days 8 night and I have to admit that this was the best holiday i ever had.Everything went perfectly,we never faced any delay in service or any issues throughout the journey. All went very well .We are so glad and happy that we had a wonderful time in turkey.Definitely we will reach out to travel triangle/dorganiser for our next trip and will definitely recommend to my friends and family. Dinner cruise was awesome

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    traveltriangle went out of the wat to make my holiday memorable. A well devised itinerary which covered all the must sees. good hotels and excellent picup and drop arrangements.

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    Udit Relia

    New delhi

    Udit's 7 days trip to Turkey

    Abhishek at white rabbits really helped me planned my travel and gave good suggestions which catered to our needs and even helped with the last minute changes in the itinerary. Would definitely come to travel triangle again for planning my trip as everything was easily accessible and customisable and their agents are very polite and supportive. Hot air ballooning in Cappadocia. Pamukalle day Trip. Cappadocia hotel.

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    Capadocia

    Sunitaifs's 4 days trip to Turkey

    Planned trip to turkey with offbeat trippers/white rabbit with group of 14. First the quote submitted was so reasonable. The entire trip was well planned and handled so professionally. I travelled with my mother who is 78 and gets tired easily. It was at Abhishek from Offbeat Trippers/white rabbit suggestion that I carried a wheel chair and it was extremely helpful. The pickup drop were on time, hotels were well located, clean and with good services. Beyond this, Abhishek kept in touch with us throughout the trip. Minor issues were resolved immediately. He nsured an absolutely fabulous holiday for us. He really understood what we wanted, and delivered everything perfectly.Would definitely recommend his services, and looking forward to booking future travels through him in the future.

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    Delhi

    Inderdeep's 8 days trip to Turkey

    Excellent services from the agent. Everything was well organised and we had a seemless trip. Did not have to follow up even once for anything. Most of the cabs were Mercedes Benz. Drivers were highly professional. Guides were well learned. I would highly recommend this agent.

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    New delhi

    Nida's 8 days trip to Turkey

    It was an amazing trip , very well organized by City of Sultan guy . Everything was on point ! Kudos to City of Sultan ! Prince Island trip was the most beautiful thing i experienced after the magnificent balloon ride in Cappadocia .

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    Bangalore

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    Route2divinity has arranged everything perfectly. They really worked hard to get our visas in time.. we were only ladies... we were taken care very well... thanks to Rajat and Sandeep who really worked hard for the success of the trip

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    There are many public transport options, and the roads, as well as the railway systems in the country, offer great help.

    Every city has a certain time when it looks beautiful; there is no specific time to know when to visit. However, the time between September and mid-November seem to be the apt time to visit.

    There are various places in the country to help one enjoy. From beaches to monuments to off-road relics of the past, there is a lot to do.

    Yes. There are various places to visit in Turkey; a fleshed out plan would aid one to enjoy the most of the country.

    Turkish Lira is the official currency of Turkey.

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