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PLACE TO VISIT IN TURKEY | THINGS TO DO IN TURKEY

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey is one of the great tourist attractions, located Balkan peninsula in South-eastern Europe. The official language is Turkish. Turkey is a country that wears its cultures and history well, blending them into an exciting country that has much offer travellers from around the world.
 
 Turkey is one of the safest holiday destinations, most popular travel destinations in the world. Turkey attracts most of its tourists from Spring to Autumn by its spectacular natural scenery, delicious food, amazing traditional culture, great historical and archaeological sites, and welcoming hospitality.
 
There are lots of things to do in Turkey. Here you will get the top turkey side view, Turkey places that you love to visit. Enjoy the post of some top attractive places in Turkey:




1. The Blue Mosque

The blue mosque was built in the early 17th century during the rule of Ahmed I. The Blue Mosque is also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque which is located in beautiful city Istanbul, Turkey. It is a is an Ottoman-era mosque, which consist of six minarets. The blue mosque contains an attractive designed dome, which attracts large numbers of tourist visitors. It is a beautiful mosque that includes 20,000 ceramic tiles and 200 stained glass windows all with convoluted designs.

The best time to visit the Blue Mosque is between the dawn prayer, avoid afternoon because you can face a huge number of crowed. In general spend 45 to 60 minutes when we go to the Blue Mosque.  @Travel All Around The World


2. Hagia Sophia

The Hagia Sophia is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site in Istanbul. It was formerly the Church of Hagia Sophia, is a Late Antique place of worship in Istanbul. It was the largest cathedral in all of Christendom. This marvellous piece of architecture was constructed in the 6th century by emperor Justinian I. It is one of the most spectacular religious buildings in Istanbul until 1935, when it reopen as a museum and become one of the biggest tourist attraction of Turkey today.
 
The best time to go to Hagia Sophia is in November-March during low season. It hardly takes 2-3 hours to visit Hagia Sophia. Open timing for the visitors between 09:00 am and 05:00 pm. @Travel All Around The World


3. Cappadocia

Cappadocia, a semi-arid region in central Turkey. It is most famous for hot air balloon, moon-like landscape, cave churches, and the underground cities.  It is love place to visit with family and friends, it would offer you a lot of new experiences like Open-Air Museum, Rose Valleys, Ihlara Valley and stay in a cave hotel. Cappadocia has been the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1985 and one of the top tourist attractions of all time.

The best time to visit Cappadocia is from the end of April to October, when the weather is favourable to take a tour. I recommend that 3 days is a good time to explore. @Travel All Around The World


4. The Topkapi Palace

The Topkapi Palace is one of the beautiful palaces located in Fatih district of Istanbul and well worth to visit. It was built in the 15th century. At one time it was a royal residence of Ottoman Empire Sultans, but now a museum. Some of important are accessible to the public, including the Ottoman Imperial Harem and the treasury, Spoonmaker’s Diamond, collection of clocks and Topkapi Dagger.

 

The best time to visit Topkapi Palace is Spring at evening when the crowd is less. It needs at least 3 to 4 hours, including Harem section. @Travel All Around The World


5. Pamukkale 

Pamukkale is the great town to visit in in the Aegean, in the River Menderes valley, Denizli, Turkey. This natural site well known for the mineral-rich thermal waters flowing down white travertine terraces on a nearby hillside. Thermal pools are accessible for public to enjoy the swim and view. It declares one of the UNESCO World Heritage site lists in 1988. Pamukkale is most photogenic spots and one of the best vacation spots in Turkey.

The best time to visit Pamukkale is between April and June. Normally, you should budget 2 to 3 nights as the time taken to visit Pamukkale. @Travel All Around The World

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6. The Mount Nemrut

The Mount Nemrut

The Mount Nemrut is Archaeological Research and Conservation, which is one the highest peaks of the Mesopotamia. It is a 2,134-metre-high (7,001 ft) mountain in southeastern Turkey. This most divine ancient ruins are 1st century BC old and was built by King Antiochus I of Commagene. Mount Nemrut made a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987. Things to do in Mount Nemrut are hiking on Mount Nemrut, stunning viewing from the highest peaks of the Mesopotamia, spectacular burial mound, beautiful sculpture, temples, and ancient sacred mortuary.

The best time to visit the Mount Nemrut is during the sunrise or sunset. Avoid to visit this place in the rainy season. I would recommend need at least one whole day to view this site comfortably. @Travel All Around The World

 
 
7. The Duden Waterfalls 
Duden Waterfalls


The Duden Waterfalls are the most beautiful waterfalls in Turkey and one of the famous tourist spots, located 12 kilometres northeast of Antalya. Waterfalls end where the waters of the Lower Düden Falls drop off a rocky cliff from the height of 40 m directly into the Mediterranean Sea. You can also find the cave which is hidden behind the waterfalls. These groups of waterfalls are also a famous picnic spot for the locals. You will love to enjoy spending time with your family and friends.

The best time to visit is in December. You will enjoy visiting Duden Waterfalls during this season. It will take about 2-3 hours to enjoy. Transport is easily available for public. @Travel All Around The World


8. Aspendos
 
Aspendos or Aspendus was an ancient Greco-Roman city in Serik, Antalya Province, Turkey. It was built in 155 AD by the Greek architect Zenon, a native of the city. I am one of the most complete theaters in the world. The acoustics in this theater are incredible. It’s about 96 meters wide that’s over 300 feet. It seated 12,000 people at a time and been renovated several times over the centuries. The stage room also converted into a palace in the 13th century. There is a complete city at the back of the theater, and that’s the other reason why should visit Turkey. 
The best time to visit is during off seasons. It gets crowed easily so, try to avoid the crowds by coming early or late in the day. Aspendos opens at 8 am and closes at 5 pm and there is an entrance fee to pay. If you are lucky enough then trying to visit in September, so you can enjoy Aspendos Opera & Ballet Festival. @Travel All Around The World


9. Galata Tower, Istanbul

Galata Tower


The symbol of Istanbul Galata Tower. Earlier it was known Christea Turris by the Genoese, now it is known as Galata Tower. The Romanesque style tower was built in 1348 during an expansion of the Genoese colony. It was the tallest building in Istanbul at that time. This 9 floors tower is about 219.5 ft high one of the most beautiful building of Istanbul. The tower was used for the surveillance of the Harbor in the Golden Horn. When you reach on the top of the tower you can have the best view of the city. It’s really nice to have a tea or coffee on the nearby streets with a view of Galata tower.

The best time to visit in November to enjoy the pleasant weather of Istanbul. Try to reach early to avoid the crowd, as it’s open from 9 am to 7 pm. @Travel All Around The World


10. Alanya Castle

Alanya Castle


Alanya Castle is a medieval castle in Alanya in the southern Turkish. The Alanya castle was built in the 13th century by Alaeddin Keykubad I. The castle had fully military function during the Ottoman empire and it contains lots of history on its walls. Today the castle is open to the general public, which is an open-air museum. In 2009 is included in UNESCO World Heritage Sites and  became one of the major tourist attractions of Turkey.

Enjoys pleasant weather of Alanya during June and September. The tour of the castle will take around 3-4 hours and you will get the beautiful view from the castle which you dint want to miss. @Travel All Around The World

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