Turkey Travel Guide
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Turkey Travel Guide : A Richly Historical Land with Some of the Best Cuisine. Hrsg.: Turtle Travel Edition

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikivoyage or other free sources online. When you set foot in Türkiye (Turkey), you are following in the wake of some remarkable historical figures. Ottoman sultans used to luxuriate in stanbul's Topkap Palace, surrounded by fawning courtiers, harem members, eunuchs and riches from an empire stretching from Budapest to Baghdad. Centuries earlier, Byzantine Christians cut cave churches into Cappadocia's fairy chimneys and hid from Islamic armies in underground cities. At other points over the millennia, Romans coursed down the Curetes Way at Ephesus (Efes), medieval Armenians built Ani's churches on the Anatolian steppe, whirling dervishes gyrated with Sufi mysticism, and the mysterious Lycians left ruins on Mediterranean beaches. Turkey has hosted A-list history-book figures including Julius Caesar, who famously 'came, saw and conquered' near Amasya, and St Paul, who criss-crossed the country. This book offers information on Turkey and its most notable places.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 150 x 220mm
  • English
  • 9786201560420