Top 10 Most picturesque locations in Turkey
sonnguyen 4-06-2021, 03:17
People above this piece of Turkey can be upstream to the stone ages, which develop many cultural backgrounds as well as natural landscapes. The intersection of Turkey, Europe and Asia, is always welcomed and loved in the world, famous for its historic monuments and amazing natural beauty. There are a lot of locations in Turkey that should be visited, but in terms of popularity criteria and the overall favorite of the list of the ten most beautiful tourist attractions in Turkey: Hagia Sophia, Dolmabahçe Palace, Hoodoo, Celsus Library, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Ölüdeniz Beach, Mount Nemrut , Bodrum Castle, Aspendos Theatre, Patara Beach.

Hagia Sophia


Top 10 Most picturesque locations in Turkey

Hagia Sophia is one of the buildings in the historic area of Istanbul, a UNESCO World Heritage SITE.

Hagia Sophia was originally a Eastern Orthodox Church basilica, later a Muslim mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Particularly famous for its large vaulted ceilings, the building is considered an exemplary image of Byzantine architecture, and is deemed to have "changed the history of Architecture". It was the largest church in the world for almost a thousand years, until the cathedral of Sevilla was completed in 1520.


Dolmabahçe Palace


Dolmabahçe Palace is situated in Beşiktaş in Istanbul, Turkey.

It was built during the Ottoman Empire in 1856. Because of its excellent structure and design, it was appreciated by Ottoman rulers and used as the main administrative center of the entire empire.

The palace covers an area of 110,000 square meters, has 285 rooms and 43 halls and takes 45 minutes to visit the entire palace.


Hoodoo


Hoodoo

Hoodoo is a small town with the famous fairy chimneys in Turkey. These are natural lava rocks with the appearance of volcanoes, by the unique historical tradition that they seem interesting. The town is located in Cappadocia and is also a well-known mountainous region in history.

The reason for the formation of these fairy chimneys is due to soil erosion in the area. Due to their shape, these chimneys have been used to construct churches, houses, schools, and other architectural styles.


Celsus Library


The Celsus library is an ancient Roman architectural structure in Ephesus, Asia Minor, now part of Selçuk, Turkey.

The library is "one of the most impressive buildings in the Roman Empire ", completed around the years 114-117 and built to accommodate 12,000 rolls of books and to serve as a mausoleum for Celsus, who was buried in a tomb beneath the library in marble cored. The Celsus library is "the third largest library in the ancient World" after the library of Alexandria and Pergamum.


Sultan Ahmed Mosque


Sultan Ahmed Mosque is a historic mosque in Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire (1453-1923).

Its interiors are decorated with 20,000 blue bricks, which is why the mosque is often referred to as the Blue Mosque. It was built between the years 1609 and 1616, under King Ahmed I. Just like many other mosquers, it also includes a grave of the founder, a Madrasah and a hospice. While still being used as a mosque, Sultan Ahmed Mosque has also become a popular tourist attraction of the city of Istanhbul.


Ölüdeniz Beach


Ölüdeniz is a town in Fethiye District, Muğla Province, Turkey.

Ölüdeniz Beach is a very famous place, located on the southwestern coast near the Aegean Sea. It has a very distant beach and is also famous for its turquoise waters. Most people come here to enjoy surfing and spend their vacation at the restaurants on the beach.


Mount Nemrut


Mount Nemrut became a venue for religious cult people.

Mount Nemrut is a 2134-metre (7001 ft) mountain located in southeastern Turkey. Near the top of the mountain is a very notable area of the large figures, the animal is said to be of a royal tomb from the 1st century BC. These statues are 9-10 metres tall, mainly Greek and Armenian gods.


Bodrum Castle


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The castle is currently used as an underwater archaeological museum. The castle was built in the 15th century and was constructed by the Crusaders. Thousands of tourists come here every year to visit.


Aspendos Theatre


The Aspendos Theatre is one of the oldest theatres in Turkey.

The Aspendos Theatre was built during the reign of the Roman ruler Marco Aurerius in 155 BC. The reason it remains in the original state is that it has been used as a motel for many years and has been thoroughly preserved. In addition, the theater has a capacity of nearly 20,000 people.


Patara Beach


Patara Beach

It is one of the longest Mediterranean beaches, lasting up to 18 km. It is famous for its tourists as there are many archaeological sites nearby.


  • Turkey
  • Hagia Sophia
  • Dolmabahçe Palace
  • Celsus Library
  • Ölüdeniz Beach
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