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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Revived myth
The trip to Troy is remarkable in that it will inevitably remind of itself in all the most famous museums of the world. In the "Prado" in Madrid, where the…

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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…

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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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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 heart of the Antalya region are hidden real treasures – ancient cities and natural wonders, created by God and people at the dawn of civilization. Here St. Nicholas went, here history was made and love was born. Here you can sample freshly caught in the crystal river for trout, or to buy a loved one a precious bracelet. Our 5 best day trips from Antalya will show you all these wonders Ancient Aspendos Full of the spirit of antiquity and romance will be your trip to the city of Belkiz, which in Roman times was called Aspendos. The city is built on two hills near the river Köprüçay river, once a major shipping artery. Continue reading

ANATOLIA. Two routes

Pamukkale. Rain over Hierapolis Five o’clock in the morning. Even darker. My not yet had time to finally Wake up fellow travelers sleepily climb into the cabin of the bus. Finally, all the chairs are occupied, we start, and soon leave the still quiet Antalya. The way lies from the resort coast through the mountains — in the inner part of Turkey. Approximately so for most “beach” tourists tour begins in Pamukkale. The author of these lines to some extent lucky. He and a group of journalists went to the “Cotton castle” a little earlier than the beginning of the season — in April. Therefore, the impressions of the trip were not quite ordinary. Continue reading

ANATOLIA. Two routes
Pamukkale. Rain over Hierapolis Five o'clock in the morning. Even darker. My not yet had time to finally Wake up fellow travelers sleepily climb into the cabin of the bus.…

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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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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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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…

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