Turkey Travel Guide

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Introducing Turkey

Turkey is a rich historical land with some of the best cuisines you will ever taste; from beautiful scenery to beaches and mountains it is a great place to explore this incredible place with our Turkey holiday packages. It is a stunning destination that straddles Asia and Europe. Turkey is widely known for its vibrant culture, famous food, and vast history. Its glorious landscapes, Mediterrian Seaside resorts, and misty mountains are highlight in themselves. Get ready to have a long lasting impression of Turkey’s landscape on your mind. Watery fun includes diving, windsurfing, river rafting and much more.  
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Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

The ideal time to visit Turkey is during the months April and June or October and November, during this time the weather is pleasant, rain falls are comparatively less so it is the best time to explore this soulful destination with sightseeing. From the months of July- September turkey faces scorching heat, the temperature comes to up to the maximum of 40 deg C in Istanbul and territories around it while the heat in the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts is around 48 deg C. 
During the autumn season, cold starts to crawl in but the weather remains pleasant enough for travelers to enjoy the excursion in the country. The days are warm and thus offer a best time to visit turkey with our International tour packages. 

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History & Culture

A standout amongst the most captivating goals on earth, Turkish history returns far on account of the nation's novel Eurasian position on the guide. Accordingly, there are Ottoman, Roman, and old destinations here, also a large group of present day wonders to keep things intriguing.  Turkey has a settled history that goes back over 4,000 years, making it one of the longest enduring developments on the planet. Nonetheless, current Turkey truly started after the fall of the Ottoman Empire post-WWI. The Ottomans took control of the Anatolian Peninsula amid the fifteenth century, and their power over the area kept going until the realm's decrease in the nineteenth and twentieth century. 
The Ottoman Empire battled in favor of the Central Powers amid WWI, and in spite of the fact that they were in the end crushed, a huge number of individuals from minority populaces, for example, the Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians were dislodged from their homes and killed, which is still denied by the Turkish government today. After the war, the Allied Powers involved the territory, inciting the Turkish Nationalist Movement in 1918.
Modern Turkey's social assorted variety is similarly as entrancing as the old tourist spots that dab the nation's scene. A large group of outside impacts have made a dynamic mix of east and west, mirroring their extraordinary position on both the Asian and European mainlands. The early Roman occasions, Ottoman Empirical control and consistent twentieth century movement from the Balkans, Greece and other European goals have all helped shape current Turkey. Experience the rich history of Turkey with our Turkey holiday packages. 

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Geography

Straddling the landmasses of Europe and Asia, Turkey's key area has made it a support of civilization since the Stone Age. A huge nation with taking off mountain goes, an expansive inland level, and an amazing coast, drastically unique geographic zones, it is a captivating goal to travel and investigate on vacation. 
Turkey's property mass is 774.815 sq km. furthermore, the nation has a coastline about 8333 km long.  Majorly known as Asia Minor in times long past, the district that makes up current Turkey, can be effectively partitioned into various moderately particular topographical zones: the focal landmass of Anatolia, and its different beach front zones. 
Established over a large portion of a thousand years previously Christ, Byzantium (later Constantinople, presently Istanbul) is the main city on the planet to be arranged in two isolated landmasses. Furnished with a magnificent harbor, the Golden Horn, and sitting straddling the Bosphorus, a limited means between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, Istanbul's position has made it one of the pre-famous focuses of human culture for somewhere in the range of 2,500 years.

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Things to Do in Turkey

Being shopaholic it gets hard to stay away from shops while exploring any destination isn’t it? Well, at Istanbul, you could turn all your shopping desires into real by visiting the great Grand Bazaar, which is certainly uncommon when compared to other traditional markets. This market is known to be in existence since 15th century and houses more than 3000 shops! That’s not all. This ultimate bazaar is the oldest known and largest covered markets of the world. And the best part? The market allows to useyour bargaining skills. 
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Believe it or not; but catching a tram is one of the most engaging activities that you could opt for during your Turkish expedition. Become a part of the most ancient transport networking systems of the world and get into the flow of the nostalgic tram ride. A journey from Taksim Square to Tunel Square would be nothing less than a remarkable experience of excursion. Additionally, this service is regarded as the World Heritage service and should not be missed anyhow while being in Istanbul. 
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Though common, a tea is a hot favorite, energetic and one of the most lovable beverages for the masses. However, in Turkey this is among those drinks that deserve a must-try option. One of the reasons behind the popularity of Turkish tea is its recipe, tantalizing aroma and its preparation techniques. Astoundingly, the country contributes about 6 to 10% of the global tea production and hence, it is included among the highest tea consumers of the world. So, make sure you don’t miss out the aromatic sip being in Turkey. 
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Turkey relives with various long time traditions, one of the most spoken about among them is the Turkish spa or Hammam. This is in general a bathing system with unmatched process that dates back to several years old. Apparently, it is one of the parts of the Turkish culture and could be availed for inevitable relaxation and stress release and a comfort to the body. Eventually, there are many spots that offer traditional Turkish Spa services or Hammam. Being influenced with this culture, such a spa practice could be seen even in various places across the world. 
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This is one of the activities especially for the art lovers. Pottery is among the long reigning culture of Turkey and it is yet one of the best things to observe while strolling around the country. The pottery system at Turkey is not only about just creating earthen pots, but it is also about making various other items like dishes, bowls and likewise. The other factor that makes these potteries interesting is the method of painting a pottery artistically after having created it. Again, such potteries could be found at various places at Istanbul. 
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A good thing about this place is that much of its properties are water front facing most of which belong to ancient times. Even today, these estates are highly illustrious in terms of their appearances. Further, these structures and many more facets of the surroundings could be very well explored by Ferry rides that negotiate the serene waters of Bosphorus. Enjoy the classic view of the Ottoman architecture and feed seagulls with bread and sesame. Take pleasure of the charming view resting on a seat at the deck of the cruise. 
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One of the most famous sights to visit in Istanbul is its spice market. The specialty about this place is not only its diversity but also the number of years that it has existed from. The market start taking shape somewhere in 1660 and since then it has been receiving myriads of visitors every year either aboriginals or the tourists. A significant part of the nation, the spice market is worth to be visited. And there’s not just one or two, but varieties of items to be explored and to purchase. Simply, the options here are limitless. 
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No such visit to Turkey is complete without visiting the picturesque sight of the travertines in Pamukkale. In fact, there is hardly any spot in the world just like this one, which is why it has been highly popular. And it has a reason too. The sight includes hot pools of water, where one could even sit and enjoy the hot waters. The entire sight may seem to look like an ice formation, which actually is calcium! Additionally, the water also has its own health benefits. 
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