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Afyon City Guide: Afyon City Guide

Located within inner part of Aegean Region of Turkey, Afyon province consists of 18 counties. It was first under the sovereignty of Hittites, then the Lydians and Phrygians consecutively. In the 6th century BC, the province was conquered by Alexander the Great and came under the domination of the Persians. After the battle of Malazgirt, its sovereignty was passed to …

Scenic Train Routes in Turkey

In the last couple of years, the advertisement of the East Express, which once again attracted popularity of scenic train routes, brought the train trip back to the agenda. We have compiled the best routes you can take by train. Thus, you can get rid of the hustle and bustle of highway traffic and make an unforgettable journey with your …

The Best Thermal Springs in Turkey

While our country fascinates many people with its surface richness, the underground richness of our country is also very important. As part of Turkish bath culture, the thermal springs, which are known for body recovery, take attention among this richness. The thermal springs have healing water that attracts many people in Turkey and are also hot spots for health tourism.

Antique Wooden Mosques in Turkey

Woodcarving, which is one of the most popular artistic branches of Turkish handicrafts, has been used in the construction of the mosques, and our architectural history has brought dazzling works. Among these are the wooden mosques built without nails, which we have seen in Turkey. Here is a compilation of some of those mosques, which were made in Seljuk and …

Birdwatching in Turkey

Birdwatching, known as “looking at nature through the world of birds” by those who are interested in wildlife observation, is attracting the attention of a growing population. It is especially famous in the ecotourism spots of Turkey. Our country is the permanent home to 465 kinds of birds, which is equal to the total number in Europe. Therefore, Turkey has …

Cultural Itineraries for Turkey: Cultural Itineraries for Turkey

Although the sun and sea come to mind when we mention a holiday in our country, cultural itineraries has been welcomed with increasing interest in recent years. If you’re thinking of making the trip to discover the history and culture of Turkey, browse our suggestions regarding cultural sightseeing tours. There are traces of civilization extending all over Anatolia. For this reason, …

Uşak City Guide: Uşak City Guide

Uşak in the Middle Aegean has always been a settlement since ancient times. The city dates back to the 4th millennium BC and has become a busy route, especially in the Bronze Age. In the 2000s and 2500s BC, the Hittites had an extremely rich history of civilization along with the Lydians, the Romans, and the Byzantines. It was an …