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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Secrets of Turkish all inclusive
For those who go to Turkey, all inclusive has long been the norm. However, every year in local hotels there are new varieties of this food system, beckoning tourists consoles…

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4 elements of rest
WATER. Cotton castle and thalassotherapy Thermal springs of the Turkish resort Pamukkale — a unique phenomenon of nature, which has no analogues in the world. The waters of the hot…

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Paradise Lost
Istuzu beach stretches six kilometers of sandy strip separating the Mediterranean sea and the Dalyan river. The guides tell us that this is the place where the Mediterranean and Aegean…

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Five pearls of the Turkish Riviera

Kemer – the birthplace of St. Nicholas a Thick pine forest covered with white snow, the slopes of the mountains, numerous coves and pebble beaches, the sea water is an unusual shade of green so your eyes will be opened Kemer. Today, this region is distinguished by high-class hotels and clubs, but for lovers of excursions there are also many attractions. Not everyone knows that St. Nicholas, the prototype of our Santa Claus, was born and lived in the small town of Demre (near Kemer). Here is a Church founded by him, on the ancient walls of which are visible ancient frescoes. December 6, the estimated day of the death of Nicholas, this Museum turns into a functioning temple. Orthodox priests and thousands of believers come to demra to hold Church services in honor of the most beloved Saint in the world. Continue reading

Attalea? Adalia? An-TA-Li-ya!

Attalea — in 159 BC, the city of Attalea was founded by king Attalus II of Pergamos. Adaliya — the so-called city of the Byzantines, who brought back still standing and the city ramparts. Italia — so christened the crusaders to use the harbour on the way to the middle East. Today, this city is called Antalya, and it was his XIV century Arab traveler Ibn Battuta called “The most brilliant city in the world” to Repeat the words of Ibn Battuta will not — to date, the Turkish resort of Antalya in terms of Shine a lot of competitors around the world, but… I will Not object that in the days of the Arab traveler it could well be true, because the remnants of the former splendor we found in the city today. Continue reading

Mountain Turkey. The trail of the ark

The phrase from the song “only mountains can be Better than mountains” in Turkey acquires a special sound, since about 2/3 of the territory of this country is mountainous. Mountains in Turkey are popular among tourists at any time of the year! In summer it is the mountains near the beaches of the Mediterranean coast, and in winter Turkey attracts all fans of winter sports. After all, the snow on the tops of the Turkish mountains is an average of 170 days a year. Tahtali – from the sea to the sky One of the most romantic mountains is mount Olympos, it is also known as Tahtali. Takhtali is located in the vicinity of Kemer – one of the most popular places for recreation and swimming, near the tourist center – Antalya. Continue reading

Milk coast
Going for miracles in distant countries, we often forget that they are very close to us. One of these unique places called Pamukkale is in Turkey. Arriving there, tourists get…

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Attalea? Adalia? An-TA-Li-ya!
Attalea — in 159 BC, the city of Attalea was founded by king Attalus II of Pergamos. Adaliya — the so-called city of the Byzantines, who brought back still standing…

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The bridge over the Bosphorus
At the word "Turks" the majority of our fellow citizens not so long ago there was an image of such person in a turban and in trousers. He drinks Turkish…

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If only it were all over the world...
It all started on a frosty morning, when my thirteen-year-old daughter Violetta and I came to the intersection of the Moscow ring road with the Minsk highway, intending to hitchhike…

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