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Popular Tourist Places to Visit in Turkey

By Kristoffer Kilpinen Subscribe to RSS | May 2nd 2012 | Views:
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Turkey remains as a paradise to travelers, the country has different places to visit and explore. You can enjoy the wonderful beaches situated along the Mediterranean stretch to misty mountains. There are various tourist attractions including the Roman ruins along the Western coasts. Different Billige rejser til Tyrkiet are now available at never before rates.

Hagia Sophia

It is located in Istanbul and was previously constructed by the Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I during the 16th century. In 1204 church was looted by 4th crusaders and later it became a mosque. It was converted into museum during 1935 and it still remains as one of the best places to visit in Turkey.

Göreme Fairy Chimneys

It is an amazing tourist spot which is well known for its rocks formed naturally. Göreme remains as a historical heritage, fairy chimneys formed naturally as a result of wind and erosion. Houses, churches and various other things have been built after hollowing it over centuries.

Library of Celsus

It is one of the popular tourist attractions on the West Coast. Previously, it was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In 401 AD it was destroyed by a group of rioters headed by archbishop of Constantinople.

Blue Mosque

Blue mosque was built during 1609 and 1616. It resembles the architecture of Sultan Ahmed and it is still used as mosque. Tomb of the founder is inside the mosque. Ceiling of the mosque is decorated with more than 20,000 blue tiles of different style and designs.

Ölüdeniz

It is a beach located on the South West coast of Aegan Sea. Ölüdeniz is considered as one of the best places in world to paraglide because of the panoramic view it offers to the gliders.

Mount Nemrut

It is located at the Southeast of Turkey and it has different type of statues like 2 lions, 2 eagles and various other statues. Mount Nemrut offers a panoramic view of the nearby mountains. Sun rise can be watched from this wonderful mountain.

Bodrum

Bodrum is well known for sandy beaches and various popular restaurants. You could enjoy freshly cooked seafood in these restaurants. Bodrum Castle is a main historical attraction and it is filled with sailing crafts worth million dollars.

Patara Beach

It lies for a stretch of 14 kilometers and it is one of the longest sandy beaches of Mediterranean sea. Endangered Loggerhead turtles can be found on this beach. Patara which is located near to it is birthplace of St.Nicholas who later turned into legend as Santa Claus.

Pamukkale

Pamukkale is well known for its white terraces. City is built on hot springs and the pool has been used by people to take bath for thousands of years.

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