Tekirdag, surrounded on the one hand by the Sea of Marmara, and on the other, by the endless fields of cereals and sunflowers, has a rich history. It began 6000 years ago, and during this time the Greeks, Venetians, and Romans managed to rule the city. From the 14th century, it became first Ottoman, and then Turkish.
Tekirdag is not the most obvious option for a targeted tourist trip, but as a city where you can unwind after the noise of Istanbul, it is quite suitable. And the fact that at one time he was part of Thrace, suggests that the local museums are a real storehouse of beautiful exhibits of the once powerful kingdom. Continue reading
Trabzon – formerly known as Trabzund, is a city on the Black Sea in northeastern Turkey, the capital of the province of the same name. Once located on the Great Silk Road, the appearance of this city is still famous for its charming mix of many religions, languages and cultures. Throughout all historical periods, Trabzon has been of great importance for foreign trade.
Many local dishes really deserve to be tasted. Especially worth highlighting are pide and köfte kebabs. Pide is a bit like pizza made from special dough and rather specific cheese. It is also worth trying Continue reading
The sights of Marmaris are, first of all, ancient ruins and historical monuments, as well as numerous natural beauties.
One of the main visited places of the city is the fortress. Marmaris is located very well, therefore it is not surprising that from time to time someone aggressively claimed it. In 1522, by decree of Suleiman the Magnificent, a fortress was erected around the city, which protected it from enemies and was well preserved to this day.
The Calais Castle houses the Marmaris City Museum. The castle itself was allegedly built by the Ionians in Continue reading