The snow-white Pamukkale travertine terraces from afar are similar to the developed quarry, but, approaching them closer, you begin to understand what exactly they attract tourists from different countries. This is a real geological miracle, which is called the “Cotton Fortress.” The entire plateau, towering above the river, is covered with smooth travertine, resembling lilies, shells and bowls. Travelers come here to improve their health and enjoy the views – such landscapes are not found anywhere else in the world.
Now the state of the reserve is being watched vigilantly, as the uncontrolled use of water for hospitals and Continue reading
The Princes’ Islands is an archipelago of nine islands that are administratively one of the districts of the province of Istanbul. They got their name due to the purpose by which they were used by the rulers of the Byzantine and then the Ottoman empires. All the representatives of the august surnames and royal persons who were in disfavor referred to this.
In the 19th century, mainly wealthy representatives of the Armenian, Jewish and Greek communities began to relax here, but gradually the population became more Turkish due to the influx of Turkish capital.
Today, the Prince Islands is one of the common destinations for day trips from Istanbul. You can only get Continue reading
Side is a popular seaside resort of the Turkish Mediterranean. It is located between the larger and no less favorite tourists Antalya and Alanya. The town is small, but on both sides of the center stretches of beaches and hotels. In addition, the nearby resort villages are usually included in this tourist area.
In this part of the country, Mediterranean culinary traditions influenced Turkish cuisine especially strongly – they prepare a lot of unusual fish and seafood dishes.
The main focus is beach vacations. However, a large number of ruins of ancient structures attract fans of excursion tourism in Side. The city was founded by the ancient Greeks, on a small cape there is a lot of Continue reading