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Top Ten Reasons to Visit Turkey in 2009

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Turkey is a country where all cultures live in, without feeling as foreign. This is a result of the cultural and historical background of Anatolia. You can find mosques, churches and also synagogues in every city, may be in small towns. Here you can find the top ten reasons to visit Turkey in 2009

paradise island 1

1) The combination of three S. Sun, Sea and Sand. Turkey’s south beaches is one of the most famous combination of the three S.

Hagia Sophia

2) Inveterate culture of Istanbul. You can visit Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi), Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque), Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya), Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Chora Church and more. You won’t decide exactly the trip-plan in Istanbul.

3) Delicious foods, assorted cuisine and excellent drinks. You should eat kebab, döner, iskender, beyti. And you should drink ayran which made from yoghurt.

Pamukkale

4) Turkey includes unique natural places in the world. Like Hierapolis (Pamukkale), Cappadocia (Kapadokya) and Bosphorus which which separates the Asian and European parts of Turkey, strait which connects the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea.

5) Sailing in the sunny seas of the coasts, especially in south.

6) Beauties of Caves. Like Karain Cave, Korsanlar Cave around Antalya and Alanya in the south part of Turkey.

rafting

7) Scuba Diving in Bodrum, Datça, Kalkan, Mersin and rafting.

8 ) Cheap. Yes, you can compare prices for all type of products from the web.

Turkish bath

9) A visit to a hamam (Turkish bath), smoke a hooka (Nargile), tour in Bosphorus (Boğaziçi). These Will be the first time in your life to try.

10) The last and the most important one “Smiling Faces”. 🙂


If you’re
looking for a good and unforgettable holiday visit Turkey in this summer.

The History of Marmaris

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

marmar15.jpgThe Marmaris history is reaching back far in the ancient times. First becomes known in the fourth century B.C. as the city of Physkos, a part of the Rhodian Empire. The Rhodian Empire was formed in 408 B.C. with the unification of three independent Rhodian cities, Lindos, Ialysos, and Kamiros into a mighty single state. The capital of which was the newly constructed city of Rhodes. Previously these independent cities had possessed territories on the mainland of Asia Minor and with the formation of the new state, this area, primarily the Loryma and Datca peninsulas: those bodies of land stretching from present day Marmaris in the east, to the ruins of Loryma and Knidos in the west became the Rhodian Empire. The Inhabitants of the Rhodian Empire were accorded all rights as full citizens of Rhodes. marmar16.jpgMarmaris which was called Physkos in ancient times, was one of the most important cities and the was mentioned by name in the official correspondence of the time. According to Bean, Physkos was attached to the city of Lindos and as inscriptions show was incorporated into the Rhodian state at the time of Alexander the Great, around 345 B.C.

Why Marmaris is a good holiday place?

Sunday, February 10th, 2008

Very beautiful coastline, friendly people, good fresh delicious local foods. The summer is long and good weather is virtually guaranteed between May and as late as end October.Few countries in the world have such a cultural diversity as Turkey. Spanning over two continents combining the East, the West and the Orient of today with the ancient Byzantine, Ottoman, Roman and Persian empires. Turkey stands in a class of its own.

Here is a map of Marmaris;

marmaris map

Think the beauty of Marmaris.

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