Turkey is the perfect and popular place for a holiday which has emerged in the recent as a sought after tourist destination. It offers beautiful seaside resorts along the coasts of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea which form a part of the picturesque Turkish Riviera. You can get affordable air-tickets to this beautiful place, if you plan your travel in advance.
There are a plethora of historical locations all over Turkey which are surely worth a visit. Tours to Turkey are common for healthcare facilities, spa as well as the beautiful Turkish culture.
Blue Cruises form a very important part of travel to Turkey. Europeans among the various other visitors flock to Turkey for exclusive Turkish delicacies which sure are a treat to the palate. Antalya is the tourism capital of the country.
Travel to Turkey also offers many cultural attractions for the tourists which are places like Troy, Pergamon, House of Virgin Mary, Ephesus, Hierapolis and Pamukale. Trabzon has the Sumela Monastery which happens to be one of the oldest monasteries.
There are religious places too, like the Church of Antioch, the Deyrulzafaran Monastery in Mardin. Also worth a visit is Cappadocia which has lovely landscapes and ruins of ancient cities.
Tours to Turkey are incomplete without a trip to the old historic town of Ankara which has a great culture on offer. There are a number of museums which are a treat to the history lovers. The mausoleum of Ataturk is of the founder of the Republic of Turkey which is located in Anitkabir.
There are numerous resorts all over Turkey which are situated in the towns of Fethiye, Bodrum, Cesme, Alanya, Didim, Marmaris and Kusadasi.
Tours to Turkey incomplete without a visit to Istanbul
Istanbul happens to be one of the most preferred holiday destinations. It is a world-famous tourist city which is also the largest city in Turkey. Istanbul has been the capital of Ottoman and Byzantine Empires which are of historical importance.
The places worth a visit are the “Blue Mosque” or the Ahmed Mosque, the Basilica Cistern, the Topkapi Palace, the Hagia Sophia, the Grand Bazaar, the Spice Bazaar, the Galata Tower, the Pera Palace Hotel and the Dolmabahce Palace.
A trip to Istanbul is surely incomplete without exploring the shopping avenues it can offer. For the shopaholics, Istanbul is surely the place to be. It has come up as a shoppers’ paradise owing to the malls like Akmerkez, Metrocity and the Cevahir Mall which happens to be the largest mall in whole of Europe and ranks seventh in the list of large shopping arcades in the world.
A plan to build the world largest airport in Istanbul has also been envisioned and announced by the Turkish government. While in Turkey, you must surely buy the Lokum or the Turkish Delight. You can buy it fresh and it has some really amazing flavours. Also worth a try is the national drink of Turkey, the Turkish Tea. Other things on offer on the wonderful Turkish holiday are beautiful rugs and kilims, and a semi-precious gemstone called Chalcedony.