Why You Should Visit Turkey

May 31, 2023 ByClaire Miles

Taking a trip to Turkey will be one of the best decisions you will make. The country offers excellent and mouth-watering cuisine, huge cosmopolitan cities for you to get lost in, ruins of ancient empires, snow-capped peaks, and pristine beaches. Turkey has everything to offer and all you have to do is book an airplane ticket to Turkey to enjoy it all!

Every city and village in the country has a unique kitchen culture, using distinct ingredients and recipes. You would be surprised to know that Turkish cuisine consists of much more than kebabs and baklava. The cuisine also includes fresh seafood and meze, countless desserts, huge breakfast spreads, Ottoman classics, vegetable dishes, and so much more.

To enjoy serene beaches, you can visit Bodrum, Antalya, ─░zmir, or Fethiye. They have some of the most beautiful beaches in Turkey. These places include private beaches and exciting beaches with countless beach parties to immerse yourself in. The best way to experience the entirety of the Mediterranean or Aegean Coast is by taking a Blue Cruise.

There are also many archeological sites to enjoy in Turkey. These include palaces and mosques in Istanbul to ruins in Ephesus. There are also underground cities in Cappadocia which is an archeological haven for history geeks. Turkey also has many fantastic museums, which include findings from the many archaeological sites all around the country. Turkey also hosts the largest mosaic museum in the world in Gaziantep. There are plenty of other Ottoman palaces in Istanbul.

Yeni Cami (New Mosque) in Istanbul, Turkey

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Turkey is also home to countless bazaars where you can buy fresh local fruits to enjoy and other local items, that can be used as souvenirs. Istanbul is home to the well-known Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar, both of which are visited by millions of tourists every year.