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  • ADANA

    ADANA

    While history buffs can enjoy exploring the ruins of ancient cities, nature-lovers find repose breathing the cool, clean air in the Taurus Mountains. Set in the heart of the Çukurova (Cilician) Plain, Turkey’s fourth largest city Adana has a history that ...

  • Ebru

    Ebru

    Ebru is the traditional art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water and then transforming this pattern to a special paper. It has been a traditional art of book enriching calligraphy and binding books...

  • BATMAN

    BATMAN

    Batman, a museum-like city, is home to the ancient Hasankeyf- a priceless iconic treasure at the Tigris River. The archaeological excavations which have taken place at the Hallan Çemi Mound in the county of Kozluk near Batman have unearthed various orname...

  • ANAVARZA

    ANAVARZA

    According to available knowledge the history of the ancient city Anavarza (Anazarbus) goes back to 2100 years, and it has reached its zenith in the 2nd century BC when it was awarded by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus. Anavarza rapidly developed and be...

  • HATAY

    HATAY

    Mosaics adding an aura of great value to a centre where all faiths meet together with a culinary art worth exploring. Hatay is an inexhaustible treasure house of history and a centre of civilization. The evidence of the earliest settlement extends back as...

  • BALAT AND FENER

    BALAT AND FENER

    The estuary, Haliç in Turkish, was called as the Golden Horn by the Byzantines. According to legend it was formed by the thrust of Io’s horns that was transformed into a heifer by Zeus. Another legend relates that the plentiful palamut fish (Atlantic boni...

  • CUMALIKIZIK

    CUMALIKIZIK

    Cumalıkızık is a settlement where the time seemingly stood still and the residents managed to have avoided the negative effects of modern lifestyle, which changes, even eradicates traditions and cultures while offering comfort. The friendliness of the peo...

  • KARABÜK

    KARABÜK

    Step back in time inside the lovely old world style traditional homes of the charming city of Safranbolu which are unique in Turkey for their outstanding design and construction. Karabük is Turkey’s leading industrial centre for iron and steel production...

  • BURSA

    BURSA

    The city of Bursa, southeast of the Sea of Marmara, lies on the lower slopes of Mount Uludağ (Mt. Olympos of Mysia, 2543m), with the city deriving its name from its founder King Prusias of Bithynia. It subsequently came under Roman, then Byzantine rule be...

  • EDİRNE

    EDİRNE

    In the north of Tekirdağ on the border between Greece and Turkey, Edirne (Adrianople) is located, which was for some years the Ottoman capital. In the 18th century, it was one of the seven largest cities in Europe. Set on a verdant plain of poplar trees n...

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