[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Why is Turkey such a popular travel destination?” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:35px|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Turkey, a unique, powerful nation that balances Europe and Asia, East and West, old and new – all in one destination. Isn’t this a traveler’s dream? One country that checks all the boxes. And fits the bill.

Most travelers start their travel to Turkey with Istanbul and explore the city’s vibrant history and culture.

Tour the Old City, where the key historical sights are gathered, for example, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque. A dramatic addition to your first acquaintance with Istanbul would be a Bosphorus cruise. Bosphorus is the canal that divides the city, a great escape from Istanbul’s crazy energy and bustle.

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Tripadvisor chose Istanbul as the world’s best city a few years ago, beating Rome and London, and not by chance. Who wouldn’t want to dine and shop amid Ottoman Empire and Roman structures? On the Instagram friendly scale, Istanbul gets 10 out of 10. Turkish food scene in continent-straddling Istanbul – among the most diverse and exquisite in the world.

[/vc_column_text][vc_gallery type=”image_grid” images=”1348,1449,1346″ img_size=”300*200″][vc_column_text]If you are looking to travel beyond Istanbul, consider many archaeological sites around Turkey. Incredible ruins and biblical sights in Ephesus, located on Turkey’s southwestern coast. The out-of-this-world landscapes of Cappadocia in central Turkey – these land formations cannot be compared to anything else on Earth.

If you’re feeling determined, you can do both. It all depends on your interest.

Ephesus sights include the St. John’s Basilica,Temple of Artemis, and the House of the Virgin Mary, and other biblical places. The best thing about visiting Ephesus is its proximity to the Aegean Sea, a perfect break from the summer heat if you are visiting in summer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row_content_no_spaces” css=”.vc_custom_1613141522443{margin-top: 50px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_basic_grid post_type=”post” max_items=”8″ element_width=”6″ gap=”20″ grid_id=”vc_gid:1625667091439-8f2448c4-3349-3″ taxonomies=”37″][/vc_column][/vc_row]