Turkey

Straddling Europe and Asia, Turkey is a land of vast history, the birthplace of many civilizations, and the home of some of history's greatest empires. Turkey delights visitors with its dizzying natural scenery, intriguing ruins from throughout human history, exquisite food, and unique handicrafts. Turkey welcomes thousands of visitors from India every year.

 

Turkey continues to develop Muslim-friendly tourism as a country with a large Muslim population. The country even created a Muslim-specific service standard. A set of rules was submitted to the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE). Every hotel that seeks to obtain halal certification must comply with regulations and standards, including not providing alcohol, offering prayer rooms, mosques, halal food, and selling halal cosmetic products.

 

Turkey has been voted as one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world, and one should not dismiss the very thought of visiting this exquisite country.

 

Best time to visit

Turkey is a large country with many different climatic regions. The north and east of Turkey have cold winters, while the coastal areas of the Aegean Sea boast a temperate climate with pleasant weather all year round. The Mediterranean region can get very hot in summer.

 

The most popular time to visit Turkey is in the summer, from April to October. Tulip season in Istanbul is from late March to early May. The Mediterranean coastline is especially nice in spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November) with temperatures between 20ºC and 30ºC.

What to See, Eat and Do ?

Istanbul

Has been a major cultural hub for nearly 2000 years, and a crucial site of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires. The most famous sights in Istanbul include the Sultanahmet Camii (Blue Mosque), the Hagia Sophia Mosque, Topkapi Palace, the Basilica Cistern, and the Byzantine Wall.Istanbul offers world-class shopping in its Grand Bazaar, along Istiklal Avenue and the famous Taksim Square, as well as many modern malls.

 

Experience the rich flavors, fragrant spices and decadent sweets that characterise Turkish cuisine .Explore the sights, scents and tastes that make the city unique, as you browse the vibrant Kadikoy Market on Istanbul’s Asian side, stroll along the Galata Bridge and discover the atmospheric Galata district.

Pamukkale

One of Turkey’s most unique sites.Famous for its unusual white cliffs (travertines) and hot springs, which have been used as a spa for over 2000 years. It also features the ancient Roman ruins of Hierapolis. Marvel at the unreal landscape created by calcium-rich waters.

 

Prepare to be dazzled by the startling white landscape of Pamukkale, one of Turkey’s most visited UNESCO World Heritage sites. Keep your camera to hand as you discover the magnificent natural wonder and take a dip in the mineral-rich thermal baths, then explore the fascinating ruins of the Roman city of Hierapolis.

Ephesus

One of the world's best archaeological sites, at one time being the second-largest city in the Roman Empire and home to the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Here you can also visit the 24,000 seat Great Theatre and the luxurious Terrace Houses with their beautifully preserved wall frescoes and floor mosaics.

 

Ephesus is an ancient site located in Aegean Turkey. According to the old legends, Ephesus was founded by the female warriors known as the Amazons. After the Pompei in Italy, Ephesus was the second largest open-air museum in the world. Ephesus was also a harbor city. And, this giant city was built only with marble.

Cappadocia

Famous for its fairy-tale speckled rock formations: strange rock formations, caves, and historical sites of semi-reclusive people are fascinating. It was originally a refuge for Christians to escape Roman persecution. After years of weathering and water erosion, there are rocky hills of different shapes. Thousands of caves have been excavated on these rock faces. Many caves are still preserved in many frescoes, which are the late anti-icon worship in Byzantine art.

 

It is also the world's premier location for hot air ballooning. This surrealistic landscape is a must-see destination in Turkey. Morning light and panoramic views from the hot-air balloon are ideal for photographing the remarkable landscape. Cappadocia’s unique karst landform is similar to the surface of the moon and is called "the most moon-like place on earth."

Antalya

Is a charming and gorgeous town on Turkey's Mediterranean coast. Antalya offers vast insights into ancient times with a wealth of Roman sites in the surrounding areas, including Perge, a city featuring baths, an acropolis, and a well-preserved stadium, as well as Aspendos, which is the best-preserved ancient Roman theatre in the world. With its fertile location surrounded by mountains and cliffs, Antalya also boasts beautiful national parks and waterfalls.

 

Explore the city’s scenic old town, including Roman-era Hadrian’s Gate, and feast on a classic Turkish lunch. Ride the Tunektepe Teleferik cable car for dramatic views, visit both the upper and the lower Duden Waterfalls, and feel the breeze in your hair on a Mediterranean boat trip. Experience the natural wonders that lie beneath the Mediterranean as you dive amid a rainbow of coral and exotic fish.

Fethiye

Is a simply stunning town on the Mediterranean coast. Famous for its natural beauty, hiking, sailing, seafood, mud baths, and its proximity to the Oludeniz Blue Lagoon. Also near Fethiye is the Saklikent Gorge, which is the longest and deepest gorge in Turkey (20km long).

 

Discover one of the gems of the Mediterranean as you set sail from Fethiye on this full-day tour around the islands, beaches and caves of Ölüdeniz. Swim in the glittering lagoon of the Blue Cave, take in the views from the hilltop monastery of St Nicholas Island, or dive into the crystalline waters of Cold Spring Bay. Tuck into lunch on deck as you float around the bay, then hop off to explore the enchanting Butterfly Valley, a dramatic canyon filled with colorful butterflies.

Konya

Konya is a city south of Ankara in Turkey’s Central Anatolia region. It’s a pilgrimage destination for Sufis, focused on the tomb of the founder of the Mevlana order, Jelaleddin Rumi, in the Mevlana Museum. Sema whirling dervish ceremonies take place at the Mevlana Cultural Center, east of the museum. The 12th-century Alaeddin Mosque is surrounded by the green parks of Alaeddin Hill.

Food in Turkey

 

Of course, the best part of this country is the glorious food.From juicy kofte, to sweet desserts like baklava, you'll definitely have your testbud pleased. Also, one of the most interesting parts about Turkish culture is their love for tea and Turkish coffee.

 

The most popular dishes are kebab and pide (Turkish pizza), which consists of flat, crusty bread with beef, lamb, chicken, eggs, cheese or vegetables. Don't forget to try the Turkish delight as well!

 

Almost all food in Turkey is halal, and there are plenty of options available for vegetarians.

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