Turkey: Five Cool Things
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Boat trip in Bhosphorus
Explore the richness and distinctness of influential sights all along the shores of Istanbul’s amazing waterway, which divides Europe and Asia, with a Bosphorus Boat Trip. One can see the beauty of the historical peninsula, which consists of Topkapi Palace, Sultanahmet Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Galata Tower and Maiden’s Tower, which is located in the centre of Bosphorus. The historical palaces such as Beylerbeyi Palace, Ciragan Palace and Dolmabahce Palace will charm you together with the elegance of the pleasant coastal provinces of the city.

Turkish traditional cuisine
You can taste the varied Turkish food in each part of the country. In Bursa, Iskender Kebab and chestnut candies will give you an unforgettable feast, while in Kayseri you can enjoy the unique tastes of mantı, pastırma and sucuk. The kebab opportunities in Gaziantep combine with delicious desserts, which include region-specific pistachio. The wealth of anchovy and corn bread can be tested in Rize and Trabzon – the latter with Laz pastry.

Sun, sand and sea in Antalya
Antalya, which is the world's third-most visited city by number of international arrivals in 2011, has long, sandy and clean shores. You can have an unforgettable holiday with the wonderful combination of sun, sea and sand in luxury hotels or natural camp sites.

Relive Turkey’s history
Today’s land of Turkey witnessed falls and rises of many civilisations throughout history such as Hittite, Median, Asurian, Persian, Roman, Byzantine, Abbasi, Seljuk and Ottoman Empires. The multicultural historical artifacts from these civilisations are spread across the whole country.

Discover natural beauties
Turkey, which is located in multi-climatic zones, offers the diversities and distinctness of natural beauties to its visitors. The plateus and forests of the Black Sea region, the cleanest beaches and beautiful holiday places of the south and the west, the mountains and the plains of central and south-east Anatolia, and the picturesque view of Bosphorus will welcome you into another world.