Located in the heart of the Eurasian region, Turkey is a significant country favored with beautiful nature, popular touristic destinations, historical monuments and archaeological sites, unique customs and traditions, extraordinary culture, blooming economy and key regional importance. As a transcontinental Eurasian country, Turkey shares important borders with countries from EU, the Middle East and the Caucasus, which brings many opportunities and benefits for the country.
Turkey is place where modern and traditional embrace one another and create one exotic yet luxurious experience for its visitors. The ancient historical monuments and sights contrast the modern buildings, creating one very special feeling of timelessness.
Deservedly, Turkey always appears on the top of the lists for “must-see” travel destinations and hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the country every year proving the significance of the abundance of the Turkish touristic experience.
Turkey is the most historically diverse country in the world with a vast number of ancient cultures which had populated these lands thousands of years ago. Hittites, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Mongols, Ottomans and many other ancient cultures have left their mark on the modern-day Turkey, presented nowadays by architecture, arts and crafts.
The ancient Greek city of Ephesus, the rocky landscapes of Cappadocia and the breathtaking architectural landmarks of Istanbul such as Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace and so on are just a taste of all the historical richness of Turkey.
The Mediterranean resorts
The Turkish southwestern resorts are the most popular travel destinations and every year the Mediterranean cost of the country is visited by impressive number of tourists, attracted by the wonderful hot-summer Mediterranean climate, beautiful nature and historical sites, luxury hotels and high-quality service.
Every year thousands of tourists visit the Turkish Riviera city of Antalya. As the biggest sea resort in Turkey, Antalya has been top choice for people from around the world, making the touristic city the third most visited by international tourists destination for 2013.
The Turkish cuisine is world-wide famous and it truly deserves its popularity. From the rich Turkish breakfast through the delicious kebabs and meat balls to the delightful Turkish deserts, the Turkish cuisine is popular for the unique recipes and delicious dishes.
Turkish people are very friendly and helpful. They are one of the most hospitable nations. Visitors will never leave the county without being offered at least once to try the famous Turkish tea and coffee.
“A cup of coffee commits one to forty years of friendship.” Turkish proverb