Things to do in Turkey

Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)

Hagia Sophia is an incredible place in the multitude of ways and Turkey is always managed keep being holy sites for many civilizations, throughout many ages. Travel to turkey is an absolutely amazing thing, where two major religions came together that is a mixture of Islamic and Christian. This is a must see in Istanbul. It’s an Iconic spot, so important to western and eastern civilization. This place is well maintained and kept in excellent condition. The fact that you can walk through a building that’s been there for ages is just an unforgettable experience.

Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)

Ancient City of Ephesus

The ancient city of Ephesus is a unique, amazing and must-see world heritage. Everyone must to visit and see the ancient civilization of Ephesus. Entrances are with a reasonable fee and remember it’s an open-air museum. This is a World Heritage site. The ancient city of Ephesus eras back to 11th Century BC settlement build up by The Greeks, followed by Romans in 133 BC and finally the Ottoman Empire. This place can also be seen from the waters which are a different look to being on the ground. You need at least half day to see through everything. It’s a breathtaking activity in the Aegean region. If you are travel to turkey you can see Ionian city culture how they made tailored art and construction. Also, you can see Temple of Artemis ruins too.

Ancient City of Ephesus

Historic Areas of Istanbul

Most visitors travel to turkey to see its historical and cultural attractions and the old part of the city. Istanbul is a must go place for history lovers combine with modern architecture. The people are friendly; food is available at every step. When you walk there it seems you are walking at the heart of history. However, the cities along with its historical treasures are really impressive. It is maintained with great care and also helpful for tourists. Wherever you go to Istanbul, you can see the pride of the past and the glare of the present. Each time you visit it, you will have something new to do or discover.

Historic Areas of Istanbul

Basilica Cistern

Basilica Cistern is a must see location if you are travel to turkey or near to Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Sophia. The architecture is beautiful, and the way it is presented with the up-lighting make it spectacular. Amazing historical site built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine emperor Justinian. An underground chamber filled with columns partly submerged in water. This is a small exhibit but so worth of seeing and totally interesting. This is one of those places that you will never forget in your lifetime.

Basilica Cistern

Goreme National Park

Goreme National Park is the must see and do in Goreme. This site is the located in the center of a quite big Christian community area, with different worshipping points and also space for common meals. Unfortunately people from the region, at the beginning of the 20th century, not agreeing with Christians’ beliefs threw stones at these wonderful mural paintings and so you can see only very little part of them. The church paintings are fascinating and are in really good condition considering the age. The keepers on site are all keen to give you information about the history.

Goreme National Park

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