Turkey was founded in 1923 from the remnants of the Ottoman Empire. Turkey ancient is filled with a lot of stunning and fascinating historical events. Turkey is well known from the WW1 battlefield of Gallipoli, the legendary city of Troy, the streets of Ephesus, the 165m high Mount Ararat. Turkey is said to be the mix of the East and the West. When tourists travel to Turkey, they must know what Turkey is famous for. They wish to pay a visit to every famous site and desire to experience the natural phenomena and events that occur in Turkey. If you are planning to travel to Turkey soon, this article is for you. In this article, you will find the top famous places in Turkey.
11 Things that Turkey is Famous For:
When you travel to Turkey, you must visit those places and try those things at least once. No doubt, Turkey is famous for numerous things but here are the top 11 things that Turkey is famous for:
1. Blue Mosque, Istanbul.
2. Turkish Soap Operas
5. Turkish Food.
6. Whirling Dervishes of Koyna.
7. Turkish Carpets and Rugs.
8. Delicious Turkish Delight.
11. Health Tourism Industry
The most beautiful city in Turkey is Istanbul. The Blue Mosque is also known for Sultan Ahmed Mosque. The Blue Mosque has earned the reputation of being the most visited historic landmark in Istanbul. The mosque is the reminder of the Ottoman Powers, ‘Blue Mosque’. named after the eye-catching blue tiles interior. Turkey has produced many soap operas featuring prominent Turkish actors and famous destinations within the country. The Turkish Soap Operas are Famous internationally and have significantly increased Arab tourism in Turkey. They are dubbed in multiple languages with multiple subtitles, these shows surely do have something new to offer each time they are aired.
The ancient Greek city in Turkey has “Temple of Artemis”, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. There is a great story of “Troy – The ruins of this archaic and immortal city”. The famous Trojan horse statue is in Turkey and attracts the tourist especially archeologist from all over the world. Turkey’s food is delicious as well as affordable for average people. They serve a Barbecue with almost every dish. Your travel to Turkey would be incomplete if you don’t feel “Sufism”, it is what Turkey is at most famous for. Turk’s history is all on strong Beliefs. The Whirling Dervishes of Koyna attract the visitors in which Dervishes roll in specific patterns to portray the Sufism culture.
The most famous Turkish carpets are Hereke. They are famous because they are handmade, and each style represents an individual tale. Turkish delight is named in Arabic name, which means throat comfort, loved by tourists and they sold in many flavors. Turks serve it after Turkish coffee to cleanse their palette.
Cappadocia is a place with a history of millions of years of natural crafting, frequent volcanoes, and erosion. Pamukkale, meaning ‘cotton castle’ is famous for is 17 hot springs and travertine’s which attracts the visitors foremost and now the place has been transformed into Turkey’s foremost mineral bath spa.
Turkey has invested millions in its health tourism industry which leads many foreigners to come to Turkey for dental treatment. The treatment is affordable and, produces better results than other countries.
If you travel to Turkey, it is highly suggested that you taste the Turkish Cusine, visit and experience all those 11 things, at least once. Every listed item is well known in Turkey. You will find that other tourists are also seeking and desiring to experience those 11 things.