The Most Beautiful Historical Places of Turkey

The Most Beautiful Historical Places of Turkey

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Dream City Istanbul

The city that hosts the most tourists in our country. As in the past, Istanbul, which is an important transfer center for intercontinental journeys today, is full of historical and touristic places. Istanbul Historical Peninsula is the right address to witness the historical past of the city. The Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Obelisk and Archeology Museum and Turkish-Islamic Artifacts Museum are all together on the UNESCO-Listed Peninsula.


The ancient city of Ephesus/IZMIR

The ancient city of Ephesus, the tourist attraction center of Izmir on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is among the 12 cities of Ionia. Located in Selçuk, İzmir, the ancient city has a history dating back to 6 thousand BC, bearing the traces of different civilizations. Do not pass without seeing the Celcus Library, the Temple of Artemis, the Cave of the Seven Sleepers and the House of Virgin Mary in the Ancient City of Ephesus.

Fascinating Cappadocia/NEVSEHIR

Cappadocia, which welcomes visitors from all over the world to witness the traces and miracles of nature on earth, is located within the borders of Nevşehir. With its underground cities, fairy chimneys, wine workshops, rock hotels and balloon tours, Cappadocia is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world.


Sumela Monastery/TRABZON

Consisting of a Greek Orthodox Monastery and Church complex, Sumela Monastery is located on a steep hill in Trabzon’s Macka district which was built at the first period of Christianity with 1,150 meters above sea level. A ritual is held once a year in the monastery, which fascinates its visitors with the frescoes and figures on its walls. This is an important beauty that you should see in the Black Sea tour, which is rich in oxygen and worth seeing.


Pamukkale, which is located in the same region with the Hierapolis Ancient City, is one of our historical and natural beauties in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Pamukkale Travertines and Antique Pool, one of the most well-known natural beauties of Turkey, are located on a high hill consisting of lime from spring waters. You should definitely see the white Pamukkale, which shows itself even from tens of kilometers away, on your trip to Denizli. 

Nemrut Dağı/ADIYAMAN

Famous for its sunrise view, Mount Nemrut is located in Adıyaman. Mount Nemrut, which is on the route of GAP tours, together with the tomb of Antiochos, King of Commagene, and the statues of Greek and Persian gods, form the Mount Nemrut National Park. Do not pass without seeing the fire altars and the sunrise view in Nemrut, one of the oldest spots to enter the UNESCO World Heritage List from Turkey.

City Full of History, Mardin

Mardin, which has a history of thousands of years, is accepted as one of the ancient cities of Anatolia. Located on a south-facing slope on the Mesopotamian plains, Mardin is in a position that serves as a bridge between Syria, Iraq and Turkey. The city, which has hosted many different civilizations, is visited by many local and foreign visitors every year as one of the most important civilization cradles in Turkey and the world. Mardin Castle, Kasımiye Madrasa, Historical Ulu Mosque are among the most famous historical places of the city.

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