Museum of Unique Byzantine Mosaics
The mosaic museum, which will be discussed below, is actually part of the peristyle of the large imperial palace in Constantinople, which was discovered in the 30s of the last…

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Museum of Unique Byzantine Mosaics
The mosaic museum, which will be discussed below, is actually part of the peristyle of the large imperial palace in Constantinople, which was discovered in the 30s of the last…

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Dalaman
Dalaman is at the same time a district in the province of Mugla, in the south-west of Turkey, and a small town with a population of 20 thousand people, located…

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forbidden to swim

Edirne

Located at the junction of the borders of Turkey, Greece and Bulgaria, the bright and distinctive Edirne is a popular destination for travelers who want to take a break from the bustling Istanbul and find out how the Turkish outback is doing. True, to call it a 150 thousandth city would be great craftiness. Especially when you consider that in the Middle Ages it was the capital of the Ottoman Empire, and later – its most important economic and military-political center. Edirne almost always had a border status, so many times fell into historical vicissitudes, repeatedly dramatically changed its ethnic composition. All these events, as if layered on top of each other, left behind a rich architectural heritage, some of which are even included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Edirne Hotels
Edirne has an excellent selection of hotels located both in the city and in the surrounding area. But most Continue reading

Ephesus, Turkey

The ancient city of Ephesus is one of the most popular attractions in Turkey, only Istanbul Sultanahmet is ahead of it in the number of guests. Ephesus is a museum city located next to Selcuk, once a tiny farming village, and now a major tourist center. The archaeological complex attracts travelers with its antiquity and very good preservation. True, there are almost always a lot of tourists here, but the place certainly deserves a visit.

The territory of the museum is not very large, usually two or three hours are enough to visit. But you must definitely bring water with you, since taps with drinking water are located at the entrances, and you can buy Continue reading

Manavgat

Manavgat (Manavgat) is located between Alanya and Antalya, 5 km from the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, on both banks of a wide and turbulent river of the same name. The very first buildings on the territory of Manavgat date back to the 6th century BC. The first mention of the resort (under the name Melas) dates from 1329. Initially, Manavgat was ruled by Seljuk Turks and was annexed to the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century. Now this city in the eyes of the tourist is associated with the resort area of ​​Side, which is within easy reach.

It’s worth a trip to Manavgat if you want to take a break from a beach holiday, change the seascape to a river, relax in a restaurant under shady trees, enjoy the coolness of a waterfall and swim in an invigorating Continue reading

Black Sea coast of Turkey
The Black Sea coast of Turkey, located in the north of the country and stretching from Istanbul to the border with Georgia, is famous for its beauty, an abundance of…

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Kartalkaya
Kartalkaya is a small town and a developing ski resort located in the west of the Black Sea region of Turkey in the Koroglu Mountains of Bolu Province. The best…

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Marmaris vs Kemer
Holidays in Turkey with a Russian tourist are associated primarily with the warm sea, sun-drenched beaches, noisy attractions, shopping and the all-inclusive system. But not all Turkish resorts are the…

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Cappadocia
Cappadocia, the historical region located in the central part of the country, is called the heart of today's Turkey. This region is interesting not only for its extraordinary nature, but…

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