Top 10 Most Famous Cities In Turkey To Visit

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Do you want to go on vacation? Looking for cities in Turkey. You’re exactly at the right spot. There are infinite reasons to visit Turkey, breathtaking scenery, history, intricate architecture, lovely people, hot air balloons, and the best shopping. Here are a few reasons to make you fall in love with Turkey. After reading those you would definitely gonna fall in love with it and it would be your next vacation destination.

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  • Scenic hot air balloon flight
  • Cave hotels
  • Village Breakfast
  • Spectacular Shopping
  • Beaches
  • Luxurious Hamams
  • Intriguing History
  • Loving people

10 Famous Cities In Turkey

Top 10 famous cities in Turkey you should don’t miss going are given below;

1. Istanbul

Let’s start with the love of Turkey. Istanbul is one of the biggest and most famous cities in all the cities in Turkey. You can say it as the city of the past, present, and future. Because, of its culture, history, food, and entertainment, it is attracting people over the ages. You can call it one of the most remarkable cities in the world.

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The city was the third capital city of the Ottoman Empire. Istanbul straddles the Bosphorus Strait and has long been a place where the East and West meet. Delightful traces of the Greeks, Romans, and Venetians are scattered here in town. There are many delicious restaurants, bars, and nightlife options to have fun. It is such a magical place that it will make you fall in love with Turkey in no time. Places you should go to Istanbul are;

1. Hagia Sophia
2. Blue Mosque
3. Topkapi Palace
4. Grand Bazaar
5. Suleymaniye Mosque
6. Dolmabahce Palace
7. Basilica Cistern
8. Chora Church
9. Istanbul Archaeological Museum
10. Galata Tower

2. Antalya

Antalya is the largest city on the Mediterranean. It is also known as the Turkish Riviera. The city offers over 300 days of daylightincredible beachesexcellent resort towns, authentic destinationslovely nature, incredible shopping opportunities, a heap of waterfront bars and restaurants. As the fourth most gone to city within the world, Antalya is one of the world’s first tourism goals, offers you a superior experience.

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When you lie on Antalya’s Gulf, the view of mountains looks gorgeous on Antalya’s coastline.  The Roman-era harbor is a lovely place to stop off and take in the sea breeze. Beaches that will provide you comfort. Once seen as the gateway to the Turkish Riviera, it is well worth visiting; the wealth of attractions, fine dining options, and great weather make for an intoxicating mix.

15 things to do in Antalya are;

1. Kaleici
2. Duden Waterfalls
3. Hadrian’s Gate
4. Aspendos
5. Antalya Archeological Museum
6. Perge
7. Konyaalti Beach
8. Termessos
9. Antalya Aquarium
10. Kursunlu Waterfalls
11. Karaalioglu Park
12. Yivli Minaret
13. Old Marina
14. Lara Beach
15. Tunek Tepe

3. Urgup

Turkey cities to visits

It is such a small, quiet, and relaxed town and is the perfect platform to explore the stunning Cappadocia region of Turkey. No matter that it is a rural area, but full of nice hotels, restaurants, and cafes for tourists so that they can enjoy. Cave Hotels are the most memorable place here. The beautiful stone houses and old rocky hillside are the real beauty of this small town. Because it lies in the heart of the wine-producing region, there are lots of great wines to try. You should visit the spectacular Churches of Goreme nearby or take a hot air balloon ride over the incredible countryside. A hot air balloon is a famous thing to do here. You can’t go back without trying this.

4. Izmir

Izmir

It is Turkey’s 3rd largest city and 2nd most important port on the Aegean coast. Izmir is located on the western edge of Turkey having 8500 years of history. It is a very beautiful city with luxurious hotels, night-life, shopping, and a lively atmosphere. This city is full of energy and love.

5. Kusadasi

Best City in Turkey

A lively and fun city to visit, Kusadasi is a popular city, lying on the coast. It has a huge number of hotels, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs for people to enjoy. It is away from the sunny beaches and stunning views of the sea. The archaeological site at Ephesus is memorable to come here. Also, the Dilek Peninsula National Park is great if you are looking to immerse yourself in nature.

6. Bodrum

It is water, a cool place to have fun. Bodrum is a fantastic city with sunny beaches and wonderful views. The city’s Aegean character sparkles through in its conventional whitewashed houses and the delightful small cafes and cobbled back roads that you just can find almost town. Whereas it could be a notable put with a staggering castle, old ruins and a marvelous amphitheater, Bodrum’s exquisite bars, in vogue eateries, and energetic clubs cruel that there’s something for everybody to appreciate. Top places to visit in Bodrum are:

1. Bodrum Castle

2. Bodrum Amphitheater
3. Bitez Beach
4. Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology
5. Zeki Muren Arts Museum
6. Windmills in Bodrum
7. Bardakci Beach
8. Yahsi Beach
9. Boat Trip
10. Mausoleum of Halicarnassus

7.  Konya

Konya

It was a time when Konya was home of the famous Persian poet Rumi. Konya is famous for its beautiful architecture that dates back to when it was the capital of the Rum Sultanate. A traditionalist city is an economic powerhouse within the region and increasingly visitors are visiting every year. Among the most attractions are the Tomb of Rumi, which is curiously to visit, and the old town of Sille nearby, which offers an intriguing see at the region’s past.

8. Urfa

Urfa

It has another name called, Sanliurfa, as well as ‘the Prophet’s City’. It is full of beautiful old buildings all around the town. Many people come here on a trip or to replenish their spirits. It has Middle Eastern touch, walking around the local bazaar is intoxicating as you try to take in everything that is happening around you. Its ancient past still shines through in the shape of the stunning Dergah Park and Mosque Complex. When you are coming to Urfa, a visit to the ancient Gobekli Tepe temple should be in your list.

9. Ankara

Ankara

Ankara is a fascinating place. With youthful, upbeat energy, it is a well worth a place to stay and visit.  There are many restaurants and trendy cafes, although it can appear somewhat like a concrete jungle at times. A fun and lively place, the spectacular Museum of Anatolian Civilizations is a must-view in the city, as is the humongous Anitkabir mausoleum of Attaturk.

10. Bursa

Bursa is like an open-air museum. It was one of the capital cities of the Ottoman Empire. It shows the reflection of the early periods of the Ottoman culture, the city combines historical sites and thermal springs with skiing on the slopes in Uludag.

Above mentioned all the cities are the best and famous cities in Turkey. Don’t miss to go there. Must try all the places. Have fun.

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