Friday, 28 November 2014

Turkey - The Cultural Bridge Between Asia and Europe

Turkey, the bridge between Asia and Europe, has plenty of ethnic diversity due to thousands of years of immigrations. Much like the United States, the country has been through many waves of immigration.

Turks make up about 80% of the population. The rest are mostly Kurds, although in Istanbul there are significant populations of Greek and Roma. There are also numerous minority populations of Caucasians, Europeans, and Arabs.

Turks: Turks define themselves by a common culture. They descended from nomadic tribes such as the Mongols and the Huns. After working with Arab armies, they converted to Islam in the 9th and 10th centuries.

There are three main groups of Turks: Anatolian Turks, the most prominent; Rumelian Turks, and Central Asian Turks. Their ethnicities are defined by paths of immigration.

Plan Turkey Vacation to experience the rich and ancient culture of this nation. 

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Anemurium, Turkey

Located on the southernmost point of Asia Minor opposite Cyprus, Anemurium flourished as a small Roman town from the first through the seventh century C.E.

UBC’s investigation of the site, begun in 1970, uncovered much of the civic centre, including three public baths, theatre, town hall (basilica) and council chamber, as well as several early Christian churches and selected tombs in the city’s spacious cemetery. 

Many of the buildings were adorned with colourful mosaic pavement and wall paintings which have required careful conservation.

From the pottery, glass, coins, including examples minted locally, and the numerous minor objects found during excavation, the U.B.C. team was able to shed much light on the daily lives of the inhabitants.

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Monday, 24 November 2014

The Butterfly Valley of Turkey

The valley is situated at the foothill of Babadag. A wide-strip sand shoreline at a sound on the Turkish Riviera distends from the valley. As a thin ravine extending over around 3–4 km.

The Butterfly valley, rich in flora and fauna, takes its name from the large number of butterfly species found here. Scientists recorded some 147 flora species belonging to 54 families and 105 butterfly species from 15 families native to the valley.

The butterfly species include the Jersey tiger (Euplagia quadripunctaria rhodosensis). Butterfies of many varieties in a wide range of colors can be observed in the valley between June and September.

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

Neymar Enjoying The Turkish Hospitality

The Barcelona forward appeared to have enjoyed the desert but may want to skip the next offerings until after the game if he does not want to carry any extra timber on the pitch..

Sunday, 16 November 2014


For meteorologists, Turkey has seven unique climatic locales, yet from the perspective of most cool guests, the most critical qualifications are between the coast with its direct winter temperatures and hot, moist summers, and the inland territories with their amazingly frosty winters and unreasonably hot summers.

Spring (April to May) and harvest time (September to October) are the best times to visit, since the atmosphere will be ideal for touring in Istanbul and on the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts, and it will be cool in focal Anatolia.

On the off chance that your essential drive is for shoreline mooching, mid-May to September is ideal for the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts, if a bit steamy out of the water.

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Plan A Tour To Turkey

Turkey has a culture that is a combination of heavy heterogeneous and diverse set of things that are derived from the various other sources like cultures of the West Asian region and Southeastern European and Central Asian, Caucasian traditions. Ottoman Empire brought together many of these traditions by the, a multi-religious and multi-ethnic places.
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Tuesday, 11 November 2014

The Alanya Castle

Alanya Castle is a magnificent Seljuk ruin which sits atop a 250-metre high peninsular overlooking the Mediterranean sea. With walls stretching over 6km, Alanya Castle – sometimes called Alanya Fortress – encloses a number of fascinating sites and structures which are well worth exploring today.

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Sunday, 9 November 2014

The View of The City - Marmaris

The Province of Marmaris offers a staggering scene of pine-secured crests, separated straights and deltas, disconnected shorelines, and a consistent region of Mediterranean heaven, some of it available just via ocean.

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Antalya Museum

The Antalya Museum (Antalya Muzesi) is an archaeological museum in one of Turkey’s most popular resorts. It contains thousands of ancient and prehistoric artifacts and good explanations of their history. It is one of Turkey’s largest museums.
The pieces at the Antalya Museum come from a variety of sites around Turkey and are divided thematically into ’halls’ each relating to a different period. The museum includes a wealth of statues and sculptures from the Roman period, the majority of which were found during the excavations of nearby Roman cities such as Perge. These astonishing ancient statues are among the top highlights of the museum and have brought international renown to the institution.
There is also a collection of sarcophagi from the Roman period, Roman and Byzantine era mosaics and a  charming children’s section.
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Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Know Turkey Better with This Interesting Fact's

  • British author Agatha Christie wrote her famous novel “Murder on the Orient Express” at Pera Palas Hotel in Istanbul.
  •  Istanbul is surrounded by sea, with the Bosphorus cutting right through it. And yet, snow is common in the city, with the annual average being 18 inches.
  • Istanbul has the same population – 13 million and rising – as one of the smallest countries in Europe, Belgium
  • Originally named the Tower of Christ, the Galata Tower was built in 1348 at the apex of fortified walls and was used to house prisoners of war, later became an observatory, but now offers a 360-degree viewing gallery of the city.
  • Tulips, the symbol of Holland, originated in Istanbul and were sent from Istanbul to Netherlands.

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