Turkey offers a great variety of unique attractions for visitors. I created a list of 10 Amazing Places to Visit in Turkey which can give you an idea about some of the most known but also some of the most unknown attractions around Turkey. I hope you will have an opportunity to explore all of them. Contact me if you have any further questions about these places of interest in Turkey. See you soon, Hasan Gülday.
NEMRUT, THRONE OF GODS
There are huge sculptures of up to 7 meters tall such as the lion and eagle statues in the national park located in Kahta district of Adıyaman. Nemrut contains the ancient city of the Commagene Kingdom. The region is ideal for history buffs.
AMASRA, A TOWN OF NATURE
Amasra, one of the untouched towns of the Black Sea Region of Turkey, is an ideal place for those who want a quiet holiday. In addition to its natural beauty, you can also take a historical tour with its Amasra castle, museum and Genoan castle.
There may be things that surprise you in an inner Anatolian city called Amasya. Amasya houses lined up at the edge of Yeşilırmak (Green River) passing through the center of the city. Townhouses carrying all the features of the traditional Ottoman houses are a good reason to see this city.
OLYMPOS, MOUNTAIN OF GODS
You can spend the most natural and the most mysterious holiday in Olympos mountain. Olympos is a historical region from the Lycian, Roman and Byzantine civilizations. You can see the fire burning in Çıralı for the last 3 thousand years. You can swim in one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Lycian Way, one of the most beautiful walking routes in Turkey, passes through Olympos too.
Uluabat Lake, 34 km away from Bursa, provides feeding and sheltering opportunities to hundreds of thousands of different water birds. There are 21 kinds of fish in the lake, which has a rich showcase of aquatic creatures. Uluabat lake is a must-see for nature buffs.
SIRINCE, AN OLD GREEK VILLAGE IN AEGEAN
Sirince is located 8 kilometers from Selçuk district, famous for the ruins of Ephesus in Izmir. Şirince is a historical Greek village surrounded by vineyards, peach gardens, and olive groves. Sirince houses built here reflect the late 19th-century Anatolian architecture.
CUMALIKIZIK, A CLASSIC OTTOMAN VILLAGE
Cumalıkızık is located 2 kilometers from Bursa. Cumalıkızık is one of the villages built by Orhangazi, early Ottoman king, before entering Bursa. If you go to the village, which is made up of the best examples of Ottoman architecture, the waters flowing through the narrow streets will welcome you.
GÖKÇEADA, THE LAST PLACE WHERE THE SUN SETS IN TURKEY
Kaleköy experiences the latest sunset in Turkey. If you want to drink the best Turkish coffee and eat sweets Gökçeada is a good choice. Visit the Greek villages one by one and have a memorable day on your holiday.
ALAÇATI, SURFING PARADISE
Alaçatı is one of the places where windsurfers from all nationalities meet. Apart from having wind for surfing all year round, Alaçatı also has great natural beauty, architecture and homegrown natural products.
DATÇA AND PALAMUTBÜKÜ
Palamutbükü beach is located 25 kilometers from the Datça center. You can swim and watch fish in its transparent waters and take a boat tour to the nearby places. The village, which is designated as a protected area, offers a good holiday opportunity for those who love the sea and nature.