05 Apr Mysteries of Turkey: Top 5 things to do in Turkey
With ancient monuments and breathtaking scenery, Turkey has slowly become one of the most visited destinations in recent times. The culture, the different cuisines and the nightlife are things to look out for the most. If you’re planning to visit Turkey then make sure you visit our favorite Top 5 attractions!
The Aya Sofya, also known as the Hagia Sophia, is one of the most famous landmarks of Turkey. The monument was a Greek orthodox patriarchal basilica which was later converted into an imperial mosque and is now a museum. With enchanting interiors and historically rich, the Aya Sofya is a must visit.
This is a city of colossal monuments and marble-columned roads. This large archaeological site gives an insight into what life was during the Roman Empire. Exploring all of Ephesus may take an entire day so plan your visit in advance.
Cappadocia is known around the world as one of the best places to fly with hot air balloons. Besides ballooning, you can also hike along the valleys or take a trip to the rock-cut churches of the Byzantine era.
Pamukkale is a natural site in Denizli in southwestern Turkey. In Turkish, Pamukkale means ‘Cotton Castle’. It is known for the mineral rich thermal waters flowing down white calcareous rocks. The waters in Pamukkale are scientifically proven to cure many diseases and hence this is one of the most popular and crowded places in all of Turkey.
Considered as one of the finest examples of a classical age theatre still standing in the world, the Aspendos has a capacity of over 15,000 people and hosts performances and festivals.