Places to see in Turkey are going to make you feel amazed! Down below you can find the ultimate travel guide for Turkey. The country is richly diverse. There are archaeological sites, golden sand beaches, religious monuments ad more. You can stay in boutique resorts and enjoy the country.
Ankara is the capital city of Turkey. It is located in the center of Anatolia. It is the second largest city in the country and also known as the second important city after Istanbul. You can see remainings from the Roman era in country. Kurşunlu Han, Anıtkabir, Mahmut Paşa market are famoust spots in the city. Ankara produces flour, milk, biscuits, mosaic paving in the factories. There is an airport called Esenboğa. Ankara is home for important universities of Turkey such as Middle East Techinal University and Hacettepe University.
Mardin is located on a hilltop, Southeastern part of Turkey. The city is known for being one of the oldest settlemenrs in the world. Mardin was a candidate for UNESCO’s City of World Heritage List. Mardin is a museum city. So if you like to experience the city make sure you have at least 2 days. Mardin is also popular for its cuisine. The foods are mainly meat but you can find vegetarian options too. Do not leave the city without trying the Rida’s kebab. The place is located on the main street so you won’t have trouble finding it.
Konya is known for being one of the best examples of Seljuk architecture. Also Konya is one of the oldest cities. It is in the central Anatolia. Konya is the home of Mevlana who is a famous religious leader. That is why one of the most important place to visit in Konya is Mevlana’s mausoleum. Also Alaeddin Keykubad Mosque is worth seeing. If you like nature, you should not leav the city without visiting Tropical Butterflies Park.
Antalya is one of the most visited cities in summer time. It has gorgeous beaches, bars, mountains, resorts and hotels. The city if perfect for swimming and mountain climbing. You can visit the city with your family. It is 6th most populated city in Turkey. The word Antalya means the hom of Attalos. You should see Yivli Minaret, Evdir Han, Ulu Mosque, Kırkgöz Han. Karain Cave is also famous. You can see remainings from Bronze, Mesolithic, Palaeolithic ages. You should try local food too. Raw vegetables are famous. Domates cilvesi which is a meal made with tomato, Kölle, Arapaşı and Hibeş are worth eating.
Marmaris is a popular seside resort. You will love the turquoise water, sandy white beaches, cuisine and enjoy the water sports. Marmaris is one of the most visited cities in Turkey. You can take boat tours the explore around. You can visit Ephesus, Cleopatra Island, Pamukkale Island, Dalyan with short ride. Make sure you check the avaliability before hand if you would like to spend the night there especially in summer time.