Turkey travel guides. What are the most popular places to visit in Turkey?
Here is the list of top 10 most popular places to visit in Turkey:
Aspendos Theatre, Antalya
Aspendos is one of the best preserved ancient theatres build in 155 AD during the reign of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Because the theatre was always repaired and maintained, it has been able to survive to this day and it hosts festivals and concerts with a capacity of 15-20.000 spectators today.
Pamukkale, the UNESCO-recognized thermal spring of Turkey, is one of the most extraordinary natural wonders in Turkey and perhaps one of the most attractive spot for tourists. Thousands of tourists visit this spot everyday during the summer.
Mount Nemrut Tumulus, UNESCO world heritage, registered as a first degree archaeological site in 1986, is a magnificient historical site with the most valuable monuments of the Kingdom of Commagene.
Blue Mosque, Istanbul
Sultanahmed Mosque in Istanbul is one of the most beautiful mosques in the world. It is called the Blue Mosque because of the blue tiles decorating its interior. More information »
Ancient City Of Ephesus, Izmir
One of the must-see places to visit in Turkey, the ancient city of Ephesus located in Selcuk, Izmir, was established as a port and a commercial center, became a relgious center of the early Christianity and today this uniqe ancient city is one of the worldwide tourist attraction visited by thousands of people from all over the world.
Fairy Chimneys, Cappadocia
Cappadocia, the land of the wild horses, located in central Anatolia between the cities of Nevsehir, Nigde and Kayseri, is one of the top travel destinations in Turkey, with its fifteen hundred churches dating back to early Christianity, amazing natural landscape, multi-ethnic & multi-religious heritage, fairy chimneys…
Hagia Sophia, Istanbul
The Hagia Sophia Museum, one of the must-see places to visit in Istanbul, was built as a church by the Emperor Constantinus II in 360. The first church with a wooden roof was burned and destroyed in 404. Similarly the second church was burned down in 532 during the riots called Nika Revolt against the Emperor Justinian I. Visit Hagia Sophia Museum for more information »
Ancient City of Troy, Canakkale
Ancient city of Troy located near the Dardanelles Strait is one of the must-see places to visit in Canakkale city along with the popular tourist destinations Bozcaada, Assos and Gallipoli.
Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul
The Topkapi Palace museum is one of the must-see attractions to visit in Istanbul. The palace visited by thousands of tourists every year (796.588 visitors in 2013) is located on hill 1 of 7 hills, the Seraglio (Sarayburnu) Point, overlooking the Golden Horn, Marmara Sea and Bosphorus.
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