What is wrong in Turkey as we used to think
To be honest, in Turkey, few climbed further than resort areas. Ignorance of the country gives rise to a lot of stereotypes - from the obvious exaggeration that the Turks…

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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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Palandoken
Palandoken, the youngest ski resort in Turkey, located 4 km from Erzurum, has gained popularity due to the variety of light and medium tracks. There you can teach a child…

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archaeological finds

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What to see in Turkey if you are not traveling for the first time …

All inclusive hotels are truly a brilliant invention of mankind. But they also have one significant drawback – here the very next day you turn into a lazy seal that can only move along the route “restaurant-beach-number” and vice versa. Perhaps that is why many people think that in Turkey there is nothing interesting outside the gates of the hotel. Sure? We will try to prove that there is a completely different Turkey that you do not know.

Ancient monuments left after the parade of conquerors, postcard landscapes, amazing facts of the penetration of Europe into Asia, the Byzantine and Ottoman history of Istanbul, the ruins of Ephesus and the surreal panoramas of Pamukkale and Cappadocia are all also Turkey. And she deserves to briefly break Continue reading

What is wrong in Turkey as we used to think

To be honest, in Turkey, few climbed further than resort areas. Ignorance of the country gives rise to a lot of stereotypes – from the obvious exaggeration that the Turks are all about picking up a hot macho with a mustache, who will not miss a single bored lady, to the assertion that this is a strict Muslim country, and only tourists are allowed liberties here. There are many others …

The Turks themselves are not enthusiastic about these stereotypes, and we will try to prove to you that most of them are no more than the fiction of foolish tourists who did not even try to delve into the lifestyle, history and values ​​of this people. So:

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Side vs Alanya

It so happened that for most Russians, vacationing in Turkey is a holiday with crowded Mediterranean beaches, noisy parties and trendy music, endless labyrinths of oriental bazaars. Can the local cities and resorts offer something else, because the country has such a rich centuries-old architecture and a huge selection of non-trivial places? Well-read travelers, of course, know – yes, Turkey is capable of a lot, its possibilities are almost endless. And it can surprise not only hotels with animators and an all-inclusive system.

When the question arises: Side or Alanya, it is not easy to answer it, because these cities are like two sides Continue reading

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What to see in Turkey if you are not traveling for the first time ...
All inclusive hotels are truly a brilliant invention of mankind. But they also have one significant drawback - here the very next day you turn into a lazy seal that…

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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…

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Kekova
Kekova island in Turkey is rightly called the "pearl of the Mediterranean." It is small - with an area of ​​only 4.5 square meters. km, but there are always a…

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Bodrum
Bodrum is the most “party” resort in Turkey, the capital of the country's nightlife with a record density of bars, nightclubs, restaurants and discos per square kilometer. There are villages…

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