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Hover over the icons on each region to learn more and read more.
İstanbul, Bursa and Edirne are just a few cities that inhabit the lively and multi-cultural region of Turkey. Whether looking at Byzantine mosaics or apprecaiitng art at the İstanbul Modern, the Marmara Region offers delights for all. read more.
Turkey’s Aegean shores are among the loveliest landscapes in the country. The magnificent coastline, lapped by the clear waters of the Aegean Sea, border the sites of major ancient civilizations. read more.
In Antalya, the pine-clad Toros (Taurus) Mountains sweep down to the sparkling clear sea forming an irregular coastline of rocky headlands and secluded coves. The region, bathed in sunshine for 300 days of the year, is a paradise of sunbathing, swimming, and sporting activities like windsurfing, water-skiing, sailing, mountain climbing and caving. read more.
- Central Anatolia
Being a cradle of civilization, Central Anatolia offers natural and ancient beauties. The seat of Turkey’s Republic, Anakara, is the strategic heart of Anatolia. read more.
- Black Sea
The vibrant green of Turkey's lush, humid Black Sea Coast surprises those who imagine the country to be nothing but barren steppe. The wooden houses in fishing villages and mountain hamlets alike preserve indigenous and traditional architectural styles. read more.
- Eastern Anatolia
The tremendous diversity of the eastern and southeastern ecompasses the red ochre plateau of Erzurum; the forests, waterfalls, and green pastures of Kars and Agri; the permanent snow-cap on biblical Mount Agri (Ararat); and the immense Lake Van with its deep blue waters. read more.
- Southeastern Anatolia
The Southeastern Anatolian Region has a rich history and cultural heritage, the important areas are Diyarbakir, whose city walls are a superb example of medieval military architecture; Mardin with its regional architecture; and Gaziantep, a large trade and industrial center containing the remains of Hittite cities. read more.
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