Tourism In Turkey

Pandemic has led treasure hunters to carry out illegal digs

ISTANBUL While Turkey’s rich civilization heritage attracts amateur and professional treasure hunters, historic sites and areas believed to contain “treasures” from past civilizations have been illegally looted, especially during the pandemic despite security measures. Curfews and closures imposed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease have led many treasure …

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Turkish city of waterfalls attracts nature lovers

DÜZCE Known as the ‘city of waterfalls and lakes’, the province of Düzce in northwestern Turkey has become a popular destination for nature lovers with the start of the normalization process amid the pandemic of coronavirus. Düzce, which is easily accessible from metropolitan cities such as Istanbul and Ankara, attracts …

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Hidden gem of Phrygia becomes tourist hub

AFYONKARAHİSAR A hidden gem in the ancient Phrygian valley has become an alternative tourist destination in western Turkey with many historical places and ‘fairy chimneys’. Üçlerkayası village in İhsaniye district of Afyonkarahisar province is a “hidden paradise”, according to Tanju Tetik, director of the Phrygian Culture Foundation. The village bears …

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Radisson opens a new hotel in Izmir, Aliaga

Radisson opens the Radisson Hotel Izmir Aliaga and welcomes its guests to one of Turkey’s main ports and gateway to Izmir, the pearl of the Aegean Sea. The opening of the hotel strengthens the brand’s presence in Turkey and brings the Group’s portfolio across the country to more than 31 …

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