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TURQUIA

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TURQUIA
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    Istanbul

    227 votes

    City

    A city of many names, times, colors - and even two continents. The old Constantinople, seat of the...

  • 2
    Ankara

    2 votes

    City

    The capital city of Turkey. Not a beauty but still stuck within a beast, Turkey’s capital is besie...

  • 3
    Göreme

    8 votes

    City

    Ground zero for backpackers. If Earth set up a colony on the moon, it might be reminiscent of Gore...

  • 4
    Cappadocia

    5 votes

    Subregion

    Cappadocia (; also Capadocia; Greek: Καππαδοκία, Kappadokía, from Old Persian: Katpatuka, Armenia...

  • 5
    Antalya

    29 votes

    City

    Antalya (Turkish pronunciation: [anˈtalja]) is the eighth-most populous city in Turkey and the ca...

  • 6
    Pamukkale

    13 votes

    City

    Stunning natural attraction. Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the p...

  • 7
    Selçuk

    3 votes

    City

    Selçuk is the central town of Selçuk district, İzmir Province in Turkey, 2 kilometres (1 mile) no...

  • 8
    Kuşadası

    14 votes

    City

    Kuşadası (pronounced [ˈkuʃadasɯ]) is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast, and the center of th...

  • 9
    Efes Pilsen

    12 votes

    Sight

  • 10
    İzmir

    15 votes

    City

    A large port city by the Aegean Sea. Izmir is, first of all, a big metropolis and port. It serves...

  • 11
    Bursa

    4 votes

    City

    Bursa is a large city in Turkey, located in northwestern Anatolia, within the Marmara Region. It ...

  • 12
    The Old City

    38 votes

    Neighborhood

    The historical peninsula was the heart of former Constantinople. The old city is bordered by the ...

  • 13
    Taksim Meydanı

    32 votes

    Sight

    Located in the sprawling neighborhood of Beyoglu, this square is the entrance point for day- and ...

  • 14
    Sultan Ahmet Camii - Blue Mosque

    168 votes

    Sight

    In the beginning of the 17th century, Sultan Ahmed I decreed the construction of arguably the mos...

  • 15
    Galata Kulesi

    72 votes

    Sight

    It was built by the Genoese on the city walls of Galata, then a western (Genoese/Venetian) strong...

  • 16
    Galata Bridge

    31 votes

    Sight

    Galata Bridge is the subject of much literature, poetry and history. It is the symbolic link betw...

  • 17
    Üsküdar

    8 votes

    Neighborhood

    Üsküdar (Turkish pronunciation: [ysˈcydaɾ]), traditionally known in Italian and English as Scutar...

  • 18
    Kapalıçarşı

    97 votes

    Sight

    To enter the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul's old town is to plunge into an oriental world -- one that ...

  • 19
    Süleymaniye Camii

    53 votes

    Sight

    On the top of a hill overlooking Golden Horn is a work of '''Mimar Sinan''', an Ottoman architect...

  • 20
    Kariye Müzesi

    22 votes

    Sight

    Also known as the Church of St Saviour in Chora (''chora'' translates "countryside" in Byzantine ...

  • 21
    Yerebatan Sarnıcı

    68 votes

    Sight

    An underground labyrinth of columns: the city's largest cistern - amazing!!!. The Yerebatan Sarnıc...

  • 22
    Hagia Sophia

    110 votes

    Sight

    Red, shimmering Hagia Sofia is an inseparable part of the Istanbul skyline. A late antique Christ...

  • 23
    Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi

    131 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    A visit to Topkapi Palace requires at least half a day -- no wonder, as you stroll through nothin...

  • 24
    İstanbul Arkeoloji Müzesi

    11 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Holds two important artifacts from ancient Jerusalem: the inscription from King Hezekiah's Shiloa...

  • 25
    Anıtkabir

    5 votes

    Sight

    The Mausoleum of the Turkish Republic's Founder and Leader

  • 26
    Eyüp Sultan Camii

    11 votes

    Sight

    Many sultans are buried here in this royal cemetery.

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