Independent listed the 7 best holiday destinations in Turkey

Cities that are both famous for their history and by the sea were conveyed to British readers who chose the south of Turkey for their vacation.

Turkey continues to be an indispensable destination for tourists with its historical sites, various natural assets and popular cities.

Every year, millions of tourists have the opportunity to visit many destinations, from cosmopolitan Istanbul and the capital Ankara to popular seaside resorts such as Bodrum, Alanya and Marmaris.

Independent newspaper from the British press listed 7 places in its news titled “The best holiday destinations in Turkey”.

“If you’re planning to travel to this diverse and historical country, we’ve compiled a list of some of its top destinations,” the report said. it was said. The characteristics of the places in question were mentioned:

1- Istanbul

Europe’s most populous city, where the West meets Asia. Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosques are among the main attractions of the city, which has a history of more than 2,500 years.

Other popular attractions include Topkapi Palace and the Basilica Cistern. However, a visit to the Sultanahmet district will likely encompass many of the ‘must do’ things in the city.

Those wishing to go further afield will want to see the city’s famous Grand Bazaar, the Bosphorus, and districts such as Balat and Fener, where they can explore everything from gourmet delicacies to local markets. Try climbing the Galata Tower for spectacular views.

2- Bodrum

The stopover point for those who want to taste the Turkish beaches is another city dating back to ancient times. Bodrum continues to be home to the famous medieval castle, Bodrum Castle, as well as some ancient ruins. Bodrum’s nightlife is lively.

3- Cappadocia

Cappadocia has a unique topography shaped by erosion, which causes the existence of a wide variety of caves, as well as various formations such as volcanic rocks and fairy chimneys.

Many of these caves serve as charming hotels, with rooms carved into the rocks and restaurants serving authentic local cuisine overlooking the hills.

4- Antalya

It has kilometers of coastline. It houses various activities such as ancient city ruins (including Perge, Aspendos and Termessos) and golf courses.

Kaleici; a labyrinth of narrow, stone-paved streets, Ottoman-era architecture and ancient city walls. The marina and port areas offer sea views. There are also many family-friendly spaces available, including the zoo, aquarium, and water park.

Düden and Kurşunlu waterfalls offer natural beauty. For sunbathing, Cirali, Konyaaltı and Patara are some of the best beaches in the region.

5- Izmir

It has a rich history with its contemporary art and culture scene. There are world-class beaches in places like Çeşme, Alaçatı and Urla. Modern life is exhibited in the shops and restaurants in the lively Kordon.

6- Kaş

A popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. It offers excellent hiking opportunities as well as the chance to do an array of activities such as canoeing, scuba diving and paragliding.

The town itself has a relaxed atmosphere, both in the center and on beaches like Küçük Pebble. This settlement has whitewashed houses, red-tiled roofs, and cobbled streets.

7- Oludeniz

A destination where nature is the focal point. Its main attraction is the Blue Lagoon. Oludeniz Beach is popular for water sports ranging from swimming and jet skiing to snorkeling.

Babadag Mountain, which has hiking trails, is a popular paragliding spot with panoramic views of the Blue Lagoon and other areas.

Ece Nagihan

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