Antalya miracle travel
If the rest in Antalya you associate only with the beach, then consider that you are behind... about 100 years. And, perhaps, for the whole Millennium! After all, in the…

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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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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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water

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 springs, enriched with calcium, flowing down the mountainside for thousands of years, formed dazzling white cascades and terraces, resembling a cotton plantation from afar. Therefore, the place was called “Cotton castle”. If you come closer, you will see the amazing pools filled with warm blue water, shaped like organ pipes. In ancient times, seriously ill people from different cities came here in the hope of healing. And today in Pamukkale come from all over the World. The resort is especially popular with tourists from Europe and the United States, accustomed to take care of their health. Among them there is now a lot of Ukrainians. 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 into a real fairy tale, in which the first thing that catches the eye in Pamukkale is the snow — white foam slowly flowing down from the mountains along the kissel banks of the milk rivers. It was as if the milk had run out of a giant saucepan, began to spread over the mountain, and froze in time. From the “foam” formed a giant step-terrace (travertine), in which the bright sun turquoise sparkles culprit of this unearthly beauty — water. Continue reading

Child of the dungeon

In the heart of the bustling Istanbul tourist area Sultanahmet there is one hidden and completely unique place, which few people know. Surrounded by Hagia Sophia on one side and the Blue mosque on the other is a small and completely inconspicuous one-storey stone building with the inscription “Yerebatan Sarnici”. This is us down at the oozing wet from the ceiling dripping water stairs, in the dungeon of the Byzantine Cistern — a giant water reservoirs of the ancient metropolis. 52 steps, leading down, separate us from a different reality… Basilica-cistern Yerebatan (Erebatan) — something utterly phantasmagoric. It impresses with its size and scope. However, in complete darkness, you would not be able to consider absolutely nothing — only heard strange frightening noises and echoing splashes of drops in the pitch darkness. Continue reading

Five civilizations on one ship
On the sea trade routes along the southern coast of Turkey, sank, for various reasons, many ancient ships. The death of one of them — trade, 20 meters long, loaded…

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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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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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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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