TURKEY BASED TRIPS

TURKEY IS ONE OF THOSE RARE COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD WHERE IT IS BORDERED BY MANY OTHER COUNTRIES.IT HAS BORDERS BETWEEN SYRIA & IRAQ FROM THE SOUTH, IRAN, ARMENIA & AZERBAIJAN FROM THE EAST, GEORGIA FROM THE NORTHEAST, BULGARIA FROM THE NORTHWEST, AND GREECE FROM THE WEST.MOST OF TURKEY IS ALSO DIVIDED BY DIFFERENT SEAS CONSISTING OF THE BLACK SEA, THE MEDITERRANEAN, THE AEGAN, THE DARDANELLES, SEA OF MARMARA, AND THE BOSPHOROUS STRAITS.TURKEY IS ALSO QUITE UNIQUE AS IT COMES UNDER 2 CONTINENTS. ONE SIDE OF TURKEY WOULD BE UNDER EUROPE AND THE OTHER WOULD COME UNDER ASIA.

 

 

 

THE CULTURE REFLECTS UNPARALLELED RICHNESS AND DIVERSITY, WHICH REMAINS MOSTLY SHAPED BY ITS DEEP ROOTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, ANATOLIA AND THE BALKANS, WHICH IS THE CRADLE OF MANY CIVILIZATIONS FOR AT LEAST TWELVE THOUSAND YEARS.

THE STRUCTURES AND ARCHITECTURE WOULD BE A CROSS MESH BETWEEN EUROPEAN, GREEK AND ASIAN MIX. IN ANCIENT TIMES DURING THE GREEK & ROMAN EMPIRE, TURKEY WAS KNOWN AS ANATOLIA OR THRACE.

 

 

 

SINCE TURKEY HAS A HEALTHY MIX FROM TRADITIONS AND CULTURES FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD, IT IS QUITE COMMON TO SEE ARCHITECTURES DURING THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE, DURING THE BURSA PERIOD WHEN ISTANBUL WHICH IS A POPULAR CITY OF TURKEY WAS CALLED AS CONSTANTINOPLE. THE CAPITAL CITY OF TURKEY IS ANKARA, WHICH IS RICHLY LACED IN HISTORY AS WELL.

THE FOLLOWING ARE INTERESTING ATTRACTIONS AND THINGS TO DO IN TURKEY: –

TOPKAPI PALACE

SHOPPING AT THE GRAND BAZAAR

RUINS OF EPHESUS

PARAGLIDING IN BABADAG MOUNTAIN

PAMMUKALE HOT SPRINGS

ANTALYA BEACH

 

 

HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE

HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE

MOUNT NEMRUT

MOUNT NEMRUT

DUDEN SELALESI WATERFALLS

DUDEN SELALESI WATERFALLS