Turkey is a nation straddling eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, is home to the iconic Hagia Sophia, with its soaring dome and Christian mosaics, the massive 17th-century Blue Mosque and the circa-1460 Topkap? Palace, former home of sultans. Ankara is Turkey’s modern capital. 

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Antalya is a Turkish resort city with a yacht-filled Old Harbor and beaches flanked by large hotels. It's a gateway to Turkey's southern Mediterranean region, known as the Turquoise Coast for its blue waters. Remnants remain from Antalya's time as a major Roman port. These include Hadrian’s Gate, built to honour the Roman emperor’s visit in 130 A.D and 2nd-century Hidirlik Tower, with harbour views.

Weather in Antalya

Average Rainfall

1009 mm mm

Typical June


Typical December



Bursa is a large city in northwest Turkey, lying in the foothills of roughly 2,500m-high Mount Uluda? near the Sea of Marmara. The city is known for its mosques and historical sites from the early Ottoman Empire. It's nicknamed "Bursa" owing to its many parks and trees, as well as its dramatic mountain backdrop. The 14th-century Ulu Cami features Seljuk-style arches and 20 domes.

Weather in Bursa

Average Rainfall

646 mm mm

Typical June


Typical December



Cappadocia is fundamentally Center of Turkey, is known for its particular "fairy chimneys," tall, cone-moulded shake arrangements grouped in Monks Valley, Göreme and somewhere else. Different notables destinations incorporate Bronze Age homes cut into valley dividers by troglodytes and later utilized as shelters by early Christians. The 100m-profound Ihlara Canyon houses various shake face temples.

Weather in Cappadocia

Average Rainfall

840 mm mm

Typical June


Typical December