Turkey is a peculiar country, a place between two countries and with two capitals. A history such as that of Istanbul and other official such as Ankara. Turkey is a mixture of Asia and Europe. It is a country with more than 70 million people, of which 10 million live in Istanbul. It is a memento of what was once the Ottoman Empire, which was overthrown in WWI.
Today, Turkey has nothing to do with what it was 100 years ago. It is a country in expansion, in tourist development, and a country that is more integrated in Europe than it is in Asia. It is located to the east of the old continent, and to the west of Asia, bordering with countries like Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Bulgaria on the Europe side, and Iran, Iraq, and Syria on the Asian side. It also brushes with the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean, and the Black Sea, and is only a little more than 15 km to Greece by crossing the Aegean Sea.
Between the main cities of Turkey, we should mention Istanbul, an authentic jewel of the Ottoman Empire and main city i the country with more than 10 million inhabitants. The official capital, Ankara, has almost 5 million inhabitants. Other important cities are Izmir, Bursa, Adana, and Gaziantep. All of them have populations over a million inhabitants.
In these pages, we give you information on the economy of Turkey, things to do and places to see from a tourist point of view, sport and cultural activities, museums, monuments, etc. You'll find out more about the different main cities such as Izmir and its Art Festival, known for its marinas and beaches, Çanakkale in the Strait of Dardanelles (a union between the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara) which is a place of luxury tourism where you'll find luxury yacht charters for hire ... the cultural richness of Istanbul, and the Turkish Coast...
Just 100 metres from Pazartekke tram stop, this 4-star hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with LCD TV and DVD player. A traditional Turkish bath, daily buffet breakfast and private parking are available.
Just a few steps to the beach, Yeni Istanbul Apart has a garden and an outdoor pool offering free parasols and sun loungers. Each unit comes with a balcony with pool views. Free Wi-Fi is accessible in...
Located in Istanbul’s Tepebaşı district, this modern boutique hotel provides classically decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi. Some rooms offer views of Galata Tower or of the centuries-old Istanbul skyline.
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