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Humanity Still Stands in Awe Before “Ani Ruins”: The Crossing Point of Civilizations

Humanity Still Stands in Awe Before “Ani Ruins”: The Crossing Point of Civilizations

The Ani archaeological site is commonly famous as the city of 40 doors and 1,001 churches. Ani Ruins takes place in Kars city, on Turkey’s eastern border, and it never fails to amaze its visitors. This time of year is the best period to visit the ruins of the medieval city. Thanks to a powdery…

The 4 Most Popular Tourist Destinations of Turkey in 2019
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The 4 Most Popular Tourist Destinations of Turkey in 2019

Turkey’s tourism data has been announced recently. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey’s announcement, Turkey reached 42.9 million visitor number. So, between the months of January and November last year, Turkey had reached these numbers. Turkey has hosted 48 million 46 thousand 732 visitors totally in the first 11 months in…

A Guide for The Mystery Mountain: Nemrut

A Guide for The Mystery Mountain: Nemrut

The fascinating and scary funerary mound of King Antiochus I of the Kingdom of Commagene sits atop this 2,150-meter peak. Under the 50-meter-high, man-made burial mound, Antiochus’ tomb is said to be concealed. Though, despite extensive archaeological work here, his tomb has never been found. However, on top of the mound is one of eastern…

An Impossible Love Tale of Vengeance: HERCAI

An Impossible Love Tale of Vengeance: HERCAI

A new Turkish TV Series “Hercai” is an impossible love tale of vengeance. “Hercai” is not a modern word in Turkish language but a classic one, which literally means “inconstant, fickle, or more likely capricious” in English. In a more detailed meaning, Hercai refers to a person who is never decisive of anything, neither capable…

Safranbolu: A Town of Traditional Houses

Safranbolu: A Town of Traditional Houses

Safranbolu a town of Karabük is in Northwest of Blacksea Region and its population is nearly 50.000 people. Safranbolu’s history is approximately 3000 years old and hosts many different kinds of civilization in this time period. By means of these different civilizations today it reaches a very impressive cultural richness. Especially Ottoman Traces such as…

50 Must-See Places in Turkey | Part 2
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50 Must-See Places in Turkey | Part 2

Here is a giant service from Do You Know Turkey! Our serial, which consists of 2 parts, about Must-See Places in Turkey, comes to an end with the 2nd article today. (To see the first part of 50 Must-See Places in Turkey | Part 1, please click here). Therefore, we are sure that you will…