I lived in Istanbul for six months as I studied at Bogazici University. I loved travelling in Turkey during my spare time. Browse the map to find some of my favourite places in Turkey.
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Planning a big trip to Turkey? I spent 6 months there and this is my selection of the best places to visit in Turkey for a trip you’ll never forget!
2 to 3 days in Istanbul are just enough for an overview of this fascinating city. Check out this itinerary to take a trip between Europe & Asia.
The stunning natural beauty all around Lake Abant is a perfect way to relax and refresh the mind for a day or a weekend out of the city.
Cappadocia region is very singular and I still have never seen anything comparable to its unusual landscape. The fairy chimneys are not the only specialty of the region: take time to explore the trogl …
Aphrodisias have some of the most impressive Greco-Roman ruins of Turkey. I have even read Aphrodisias was more interesting than the famous Ephesus.
Although Rumeli Kavagi is still in Istanbul, the atmosphere there is so different from the town centre that I always felt far away when visiting this place.
From my guidebook: “even if you don’t visit the East of Turkey, Nemrut Dagi is not to be missed”. That was enough to convince me to book a trip to the top of Mount Nemrut.