Lykia World: the world in Turkey
Turkey has long established itself as a country of inexpensive, but quite comfortable stay. Indeed, there are a huge number of hotels, beaches, amusement parks for every taste and budget.…

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Piggy Bank of ancient values
The ancient inhabitants of Asia Minor were surprisingly productive and economic people: for several millennia they have created and accumulated so much cultural wealth that descendants need at least twice…

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Great wonders of a small house
When you climb the seven-kilometer mountain serpentine Nightingale mountain, not far from Ephesus in Turkey, this bustling ancient city and with it all the everyday problems remain somewhere far below.…

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Tales of cotton fortress
Century after century the nature conjured and by means of the mineral salts and lime contained in the sources flowing down from mountains created this miracle – Lacy cascades. Pamukkale,…

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Santa Claus

In the hot homeland of Santa Claus

Resting in December in Turkey, a beach holiday for me faded into the background. No, no, the sea was just what we need – +19°C, and the sun shone tenderly. But the thirst for adventure overcame, not giving “stuck” in the beautiful five stars of the hotel “Presa Di Finica”, near the picturesque seaside town of Finike. The offer of guides to visit the homeland of Santa Claus, which was very close, was to satisfy my tourist curiosity, and still beckoned sunken city, the opportunity to consider the ancient ruins which amicably promised all the guides. Most of the road from Finike to Demre, home of Santa Colaus, is a mountain serpentine, passing through which, the beauty of the scenery is simply breathtaking. Continue reading

If I were Sultan…
Today, the hero of our article — the Sultan, who built the largest mosque in Istanbul, was married to a Ukrainian woman and earned the nickname Magnificent. Don't switch! Power…

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Streets of the sunken city
Every schoolboy knows that Turkey is a five star Paradise for tourists-hour animation and a total anclosed. And this tourist stereotype somehow lost another face of Turkey – a fabulous…

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City of two hearts
If you had gone to Istanbul in the late 19th century, the Orient Express would have taken you all the way to the Golden horn Bay, which divides the city…

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A city that doesn't exist
Slender rows of colonnades, rock tombs, scattered here and there looted tombs — this is how today look a few thousand ancient settlements of Asia Minor on the territory of…

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