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Turkey is the land of amazing history and civilizations. From the mountain top of Nemrut to the sunken city of Kekova, Turkey is a Home filled with rich history and culture.
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The Süleymaniye Mosque, built on the order of Sultan Süleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent). The Mosque designed by the Ottoman Empire's greatest architect, Mimar Sinan.

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Famous Gate to Court Yard of Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey - Top 11 Reasons to Visit Istanbul

Did you know that the ancient city of Troy was rebuilt 9 times? Imagine yourself tracing the remains of each city, while your kids play hide and seek around a replica of the famous Trojan Horse.

15 incredible UNESCO sites you didn't know were in Turkey Archaeological Site of Troy

The theatre of the ancient city Pergamon in İzmir.

Pergamon inscribed UNESCO's World Heritage List with its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape.

A warm and welcoming photograph of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Safranbolu, showing how people have been living here for centuries in the most perfectly protected fashion!

A warm and welcoming photograph of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Safranbolu, showing how people have been living here for centuries in the most perfectly protected fashion!

Olympos Coastal National Park, home to scattered Roman ruins and a picturesque beach, is the site that inspired a number of legends of Greek mythology, most notably the Chimera.  Olympos' name is derived from Mount Olympus, a site which more than 20 mountains now hold claim. A short hike from Olympos beach, is Mount Chimera, located in the ancient region of Lycia. Referred to as Yanartaş today, the area features a number of vents spread  that spew methane gas, and subsequently fire.

Olympos Coastal National Park (Çıralı)

Olympos Coastal National Park, home to scattered Roman ruins and a picturesque beach, is the site that inspired a number of legends of Greek mythology, most notably the Chimera. Olympos' name is derived from Mount Olympus, a site which more than 20 mountains now hold claim. A short hike from Olympos beach, is Mount Chimera, located in the ancient region of Lycia. Referred to as Yanartaş today, the area features a number of vents spread that spew methane gas, and subsequently fire.

Aspendos is known to be one of the best-preserved Roman theater in the world. Renowned for its spectacular acoustics, the 2,000 year-old venue still attracts music lovers every year to operas and classical music concerts. Come, experience a performance in this historical setting.

Aspendos is known to be one of the best-preserved Roman theater in the world. Renowned for its spectacular acoustics, the 2,000 year-old venue still attracts music lovers every year to operas and classical music concerts. Come, experience a performance in this historical setting.

The Temple of Zeus Uzuncaburç in Mersin, according to legend, was built in commemoration of his victory over the massive dragon Typhon!

The Temple of Zeus Uzuncaburç in Mersin, according to legend, was built in commemoration of his victory over the massive dragon Typhon!

Theater of Aphrodisias in Aydın.

The ancient city of Aphrodisias was named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. The city never recovered after an earthquake hit, in the century. A short drive from Geyre will get you to the beautiful ruins today.

Harran, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, has played an important role as a gateway to Mesopotamia. Its unique charm and mystery will transport you in time as you stroll through one of the earliest universities and mosques!

Harran, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, has played an important role as a gateway to Mesopotamia. Its unique charm and mystery will transport you in time as you stroll through one of the earliest universities and mosques!

Originally built as a church, the Chora Museum offers an impressive collection of mosaics and frescos, portraying mainly the lives and miracles surrounding Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary. This is truly one of the best museums in İstanbul!

Originally built as a church, the Chora Museum offers an impressive collection of mosaics and frescos, portraying mainly the lives and miracles surrounding Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary. This is truly one of the best museums in İstanbul!

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