Centuries ago Napoleon gave an interesting and quite famous line that still describes Istanbul probably in most beautiful way: "If the World would be one country, Istanbul would be its capital."
The fact that more than 7 million tourists visit this city every year is just fascinating. The cultural places such Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern, Blue Mosque or magnificent palaces such Dolmabahçe Sarayı or Topkapı Sarayı, make tourists from Far East or even South America to dare to begin the long journey into unknown land.
Perfect place for long walks, tea time by seashore or great shopping of both unique souvenirs as well as the most expensive brands and all for really acceptable prices.
Much different than other European capitals, Istanbul is the city that has heart and the soul, beautiful spirit and incredibly nice and polite hosts. It doesn't matter if you are travelling there first or tenth time the feeling is always the same. If you haven't already, now it's the right time to put Istanbul to your bucket list.
Trabzon is a city on the Black Sea coast, in northeastern Turkey famous by its greenery, plain green lands and great cultural in heritage of both Muslims and Christians and it is very often a true inspiration for travelers.
One of the symbols of Trabzon is Uzungöl Nature Park, park with stunning flora and wildlife and also outstanding natural beauty.
Konya is the heart of Turkey. It is an old city in Central Anatolia, with the largest area in whole country. The home of famous Mevlana Whirling Dervishes show, better known as Sema show it is a place quite much more conservative than other big cities in Turkey but every visitor of this historical place can easily feel its heart and soul. Famous Persian poet Rumi who spent biggest part of his life in Konya, centuries ago said:
"Whoever you may be, come Even though you may be An infidel, a pagan, or a fireworshipper, come Our brotherhood is not one of despair Though you have broken Your vows of repentance a hundred times, come."
Cappadocia, located in central Turkey is definetely world topping destination for hot-air ballooning. This walley with its magnificent setting and ancient soft volcanic rocks, cones and pillars when looking from above makes anybody simply fascinated.
Whether you're wooed here by the hiking potential, the history or the bragging rights of becoming a modern troglodyte for a night, it's the lunarscape panoramas that you'll remember. This region's accordion - ridged valleys, shaded in a palette of dusky orange and cream, are an epiphany of a landscape - the stuff of psychedelic daydreams.
Antalya is Turkish resort city with biggest growth rate and 5th city by population in Turkey. Located on south western Mediterranean coast, also known as Turquoise coast for its blue waters.
Once a major Roman port nowdays, every summer is the number one destination for more than 10 million foreign tourists. By its famous Düden waterfalls, a number of museams and parks it is a great place to visit during any season.