All About TURKIYE
The land of contrasts
Welcome to Turkey. This is an amazing country with a unique location, lying in two continents. It is an enriching experience as you discover ancient traditions, a friendly Turkish culture, historical sites as well as places and destinations that will make a wonderful country for your holidays or to live.
Moderate climate conditions and fertile soils have witnessed many settlements in Anatolia from the early ages ants have also witnessed development of advanced civilizations 10.000 B.C. Known primal sanctuaries urbanization that followed villages and towns have always being in this land. 140 years of archaeological research fills the windows of museums unique objects while the research continues.
The country has always warm, attentive and welcomed people of many pro-genies and religions, and is a promoter of peace.
Istanbul was the capital for Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires, ; Antakya was discovered by soldiers of King Pergamon who sent them to "find me the heaven of earth"; Cappadocia has underground cities, churches carved in rocks and gorgeous natural formation; Ephesus is the most splendid ancient city in Anatolia and many more tourism centers are located nearby. Ancient cities, generally located in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions, with splendid memorials mostly from Roman period, are heritages that must be seen.
Sea-sand-sun: tourism can be enjoyed in bays of the Aegean and Mediterranean where green vegetation meets deep blue sea. Major holiday centers in these regions such as Cesme, Bodrum, Marmaris, Fethiye, Antalya and Alanya are always full of tourists. Cultural and natural tours are admired by travelers from all over the world