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 For Istanbul and its museums and monuments istanbulexpert,  For  Cappadocia and its fantastic landscapes visit cappadociaguideonline For Turkish Carpets and kilims turkishcarpetsguide. For Bodrum ancient Halicarnassus guidebodrum. and bodrumrehberi

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Turkey guide on line

Turkey guide on line gives information about Turkey , major cities, historical sites, İstanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Gallipoli, Biblical sites and Turkish Carperts

 Suggested Tours of Turkey

Turkey guide on line is an introduction and guide to Turkey. Located between Europe and Asian Continents, Turkey, Anatolia or Asia Minor of ancient times is the land of great civilizations and offers the heritage of incomparable ancient civilizations, ruins and imposing monuments. The European and Asian parts of Turkey are separated by Bosphorus Strait, Sea of Marmara and Dardanelles Strait (Hellespont).  Turkey Guide on line has very detailed information on Istanbul and its museums, mosques, churches, Ottoman palaces Bosphorus Strait, wooden houses and detailed information on the history and archaeology of the city. Istanbul Guide on line also a chapter written on practical information such as water, security, money change, transportation and shopping.spoon maker diamond

Ankara, the capital city of Turkey has fascinating ancient monuments and museums.  Enjoy old Ankara with its magnificent citadel with old Turkish wooden houses.  Visit  The temple of Augustus with the factinating incriptions of "Deeds of Augustus" anf famous Caracalla Baths. Don't miss the Museum of Anatolian Civilisations and Mausoluem of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.

Turkey guide on line gives also excellent information on Gallipoli Battlefields, war memorials, war museums; ancient city of Troy, which is situated at Dardanelles, is also explained in detail in our web site.

Ephesus, which is finest archaeological site with great biblical interest in Turkey, is located in the south of Izmir. Both Saint John and Saint Paul stayed in Ephesus. After the tradition, we do believe, Virgin Mary spent some time in Ephesus. Turkey Guide on line has information about the ancient cities in North Aegean and and the South of Ephesus.    

Turkey guide on line has also information on Biblical and Religious Sites in Turkey; volcanic region of Cappadocia, the land of fairy chimneys and rock cut churches; Bodrum, ancient Halicarnassus, great summer resort with unique Underwater Archaeology Museum and Ankara, the capital city of Turkey with its unrivalled the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations; The Whirling Dervishes whose rituals impressed whole world are also covered at our web site. For those planning to come to Turkey, we do offer some Suggested Tours to give them an  idea and information on Shopping and especially on Turkish Carpets.

Cappadocia Region

The surrealistic geological formation of Cappadocia is one of the wonders of the world. It is the result of two opposing forces in nature--volcanic activity in the constructive stage and erosion in the destructive stage.

Wind, climate, mechanical weathering (forces breaking up rocks) rain, and rivers are the types of erosion that gave Cappadocia its unusual, characteristic formations. The Cappadocian climate, with sharp changes of temperature, heavy rains, and melting snow in the spring, plays an important role in the formation of the Cappadocian landscape.

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 For Istanbul and its museums and monuments istanbulexpert,  For  Cappadocia and its fantastic landscapes visit .cappadociaguide For Turkish Carpets and kilims turkishcarpetsguide For Bodrum ancient Halicarnassus guidebodrum  and .bodrumrehberi

 

 

 

 


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