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Things to Do In Turkey

  • Explore the historic city of Istanbul, a treasure trove for explorers and all kinds of tourists. A city which takes pride in its rich history, culture, cuisine and sports welcomes visitors with colossal warmth and brotherhood.
  • Enjoy hot air ballooning over the vast expanse of Cappadocia filled with withered rocks, underground cave dwellings and bizarre lunarscape. A must-have experience of Turkey!
  • Take a cruise in the historic Bosphorus Straits, a key shipping lane of trade and commerce and learn about Istanbul’s European and Asian connections and its evocative history. 
  • Visit the stunning Sultan Ahmed Mosque (popularly known as Blue Mosque) - an icon of Istanbul and one of the most photographed monuments of the country. 
  • Visit Hagia Sophia - a museum which documents the monuments history from its Byzantine church to its conversion as a mosque after the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople.    
  • Visit the Topkapi Palace, the erstwhile residence of Ottoman Emperors anda key site for Islamic relics and a major museum which documents the splendour of the golden era of Ottoman Empire. 
  • Check out the historic Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, one of the largest, covered markets in the world.The market retains its old world charm filled with aromatic exotic spices, Persian carpets, Turkish handicrafts, leather items and many more authentic Turkish handicrafts. 
  • Explore and learn about the Dolmabahce Palace, a neo-classical palace which served as the residence of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the highly revered first president of modern Turkish Republic. 
  • Check out the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Goremefilled with mysterious rock cut caves and dwellings. 
  • A trip to Pamukkale, one of the most photographed geological formations of the country and its first tourism centre should be high on any travellers’ priority list.
  • Visit Konya, the cultural heart of Turkey and the centre of Mevlana movement, popularly known as Whirling Dervishes and one of the country’s greatest cultural imports. 
  • Visit Turkey’s capital city Ankara and explore the Ankara Castle and the important Museum of Anatolian Civilization and War of Independence Museum. 
  • See the historic ruins of Ephesus and city of Izmir which is like revisiting history of the region and learning about its lost civilizations.
  • Visit the city of Antalya, popularly referred to as the gateway to Turkey’s southern Mediterranean Region. The city is blessed with turquoise waters, pristine white sand beaches and beautiful villages.
  • Visit Canakkale and Gallipoli, two major Turkish sites, which faced the maximum brunt of 1st World War and pay your respects to the fallen soldiers. 
  • Explore the historic city of Istanbul, a treasure trove for explorers and all kinds of tourists. A city which takes pride in its rich history, culture, cuisine and sports welcomes visitors wit...
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