The most beautiful cities of Turkey
Turkey is the magic , the beauty , the rich nature and the great civilization . Turkey is one of the richest countries in the world culturally , historically and geographically in the world , making it ranks sixth among the best tourist destinations in the world , and has been able to attract millions of tourists to it ; based on statistics and figures for 2011 , has chosen nearly thirty-two million foreign tourists Turkey to be their tourist destination that year . Turkey has a wonderful climate all year round , and Turkey has many important landmarks such as the Bosphorus Bridge , Sultanahmet Mosque , Galata Tower , Taksim Square , Hagia Sophia , Uzungol Lake , Cappadocia , Fethiye and Antalya Beaches , and many places that are unique to other cities of the world .
Turkey , a country of beauty and art , the modern and developed country , with its history and ancient civilization , which is located in the middle of the world and is divided widely on the continents of Asia and Europe , and combines the originality of the East and the modernity of the West .
Here is a list of the most beautiful Turkish cities you should visit.
- Istanbul City
Istanbul is the largest city on the continent of Europe , and the eighth largest city in the world , and the largest city in Turkey , with a population of 14.804.116 people , according to the statistics of 2019 . Istanbul is the economic , commercial and cultural center of the country , due to its strategic location between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea , as well as linking the Asian part of Turkey to the European section through the famous Bosphorus Bridge .
The city of Istanbul is characterized by a relatively mild climate , due to its location between the continents of Asia and Europe , and the summer of Istanbul is especially hot in July and August , the maximum temperature in Istanbul may reach 37 degrees Celsius , while winter is very cold , especially in January and February , winter rains fall on the city of Istanbul and snow covers most areas and the temperature reaches seven degrees below zero .
Istanbul is one of the most religiously diverse cities in Turkey . Islamic religion is the most prevalent religion among the population of Istanbul , followed by Christianity . Turkish is the official language in Istanbul . A number of other languages such as Arabic and English are supported .
The city of Istanbul is one of the most famous tourist cities in Turkey and in the world , where it is visited by tourists and visitors of different nationalities and religions , because of the nature of this beautiful city and its distinctive scenic and nice weather , in addition to being overlooking the charming Bosphorus Strait .
The most famous tourist attraction in the city of Istanbul :
- Hagia Sophia Museum : It is one of the most beautiful architectural monuments in Istanbul , this place combines sanctity and luxury , which was a Christian cathedral , and when the arrival of the Islamic conquest of Istanbul they converted it into a mosque , but after the end of Ottoman rule in Istanbul It became a historical museum . Hagia Sophia Museum and Mosque is located opposite Sultanahmet Mosque in Fatih area , on the European side of Istanbul , and it is one of the most important and oldest historical mosques in Istanbul .
- Bosphorus Bridge : The Bosphorus is the water body that divides the city of Istanbul into two parts , the section of Asia and the European section . The Bosphorus Bridge was built in 1973 to extend across the Bosphorus Strait , and it connects the two sections of Istanbul . One of the most important information about the Bosphorus Bridge is that it has a metal structure , and its length extends to 1.560 meters , while extending to 33.5 meters . In 2007 , a bridge lighting system was installed to illuminate at night , giving the city a charming view . About 180.000 vehicles pass through the Bosphorus Bridge every day , so it is a gateway to the city's trade and economy . One of the most interesting tourist activities in Istanbul is touring the Bosphorus via a ferry . You will not complete your visit to Istanbul without a tour in the Bosphorus and see Dolmabahce Palace and Rumelihisari in addition to many forests and beautiful greenery .
- Taksim Square : The famous Taksim Square , which is intended for Arab and foreign tourists from all over the world , where the number of visitors to this region nearly 3 million people on a daily basis . Taksim Square is located in the heart of Istanbul . Taksim Square is a major center for many activities . It is also a major tourist destination . It includes the famous Istiklal Street which contains many shops , archaeological buildings , libraries , banks , Cinema , cafes and various local and international restaurants , in addition to the presence of many embassies and consulates in this region , such as the US Consulate , the French Consulate , the Greek Consulate and the British Consulate . Also , there is a famous historical tramway on Istiklal Street , which has been in existence since 1875 , and was re-launched in 1990 to revive the historical atmosphere of the region , and this tramway take you from Taksim Square passing through Istiklal Street to Galata Tower , one of the most famous historical landmarks in Istanbul .
Distinctive residential and investment projects in Istanbul :
- RH 180 - Ready luxurious homes with direct sea view in Zeytinburnu
The project was built on a land area of 63.500 square meters . It consists of 6 residences blocks plus 1 hotel block , with its green spaces of 51.500 square meters .
The project offers apartment options ranging from 1 + 1 to 5 + 1 , in addition to garden duplex and penthouse .
The project located on the European side of Istanbul , in Zeytinburnu district , on the shore of the Marmara Sea , just outside the walls of the ancient city .
The project located at the very intersection of all new transportation systems , road , sea and rail systems of Istanbul right beside the Historical Peninsula .
In this project , the sea will become part of your daily life . You can reach the marina with only one minute’s walk from your home over the footbridge directly connecting the project to the shore .
The project includes many services and facilities that meet all your needs , such as parking for cars , video intercom system , gardens , playgrounds , swimming pools , sauna and others .
The project also offers security and surveillance cameras 24/7 .
The project is ready for delivery , and for more details please visit the project link here : RH 180
- Antalya City
Antalya , the bride of the Turkish coast , is one of the most beautiful cities of Turkey . It is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the southwestern part of the State of Turkey , so it is located on the coastal slopes and surrounded by mountains on all sides , and the population of Antalya about 775.157 people . Antalya is known as a center for development and investment and it is one of the most popular destinations for foreign tourists from all over the world , especially Europeans and Russians .
One of the most important tourist activities in the Turkish city of Antalya visit its beautiful waterfalls , which flow from the top of the mountains to impress tourists with its magnificence and beauty . Each waterfall in Antalya has its own charm that distinguishes it from the rest of the waterfalls , including : Duden Waterfalls , where the waterfall comes within a beautiful park that includes a number of restaurants and cafes and meet the waterfall with the sea in a scene that will fascinate you , and Kursunlu Falls , which is the second most beautiful waterfalls in Antalya , located in the middle of a picturesque pine forest , Kursunlu Falls are a great hiking destination , dominated by the tranquil atmosphere and breathtaking views of the waterfalls flowing into Oksu River , in addition to the charming nature that includes unique trees and plants such as willow , figs and wild olives .
- Fethiye city
The city of Fethiye is one of the most famous and beautiful coastal cities in Turkey , and it is located on the Aegean Sea , which separates Turkey and Greece , and the most important characteristic of Fethiye is that it is located on the ruins of Telmisos , the historical archaeological city , where there are many traces that go back to the past . The city was named after the Ottoman pilot Yuzbashi Fethi , the pilot who went out on the third Turkish flight in World War I , and his plane crashed over the Golan , and the city was named after his name in honor of him and his sacrifice .
The city of Fethiye is characterized by a natural fence of pine trees , which gives it a breathtaking landscape , and one of the most beautiful sites of the city Dead Sea Bay , and extends the shores of the Dead Sea to a length of three kilometers , and its beaches have been chosen as the most beautiful sandy beaches in the world , because of the gradation of water colors near the shore , the Dead Sea has been named because of its calmness and purity , and the legends say he was named after a young man drowned , prompting his beloved to throw herself after him to hug them together .
Fethiye is located in Muğla Province , on the Aegean coast , in southern Turkey . Fethiye has a unique location , where the Mediterranean meets the Aegean Sea , giving it more beauty .
The city of Muğla is one of Turkey's most famous cities , known for its ancient history , has been known as Karya , and it is the owner of the longest coast among the cities of Turkey , and the city of Muğla rises above sea level by about one thousend and one hundred kilometers , and it is bordered to the east by the city of Antalya , and from South Mediterranean , and west Aegean Sea .
Real estate for sale in Fethiye Turkey :
- RH 158 - Zircon villas in Fethiye , Antalya
Those villas located on a hillside in the charming city of Fethiye , Bride of the Mediterranean .
These magnificent four bedroom villas have been designed to give you a luxurious life , and the best tourism experience in Turkey .
The total area of the villa is 500 square meters , and the interior area is 165 square meters .
It has 4 bedrooms , 4 bathrooms and a swimming pool of 45 square meters .
Each villa consists of three floors and a private garden :
Ground floor : has open plan lounge , dining , kitchen area , and a large sun terrace .
First floor : two bedrooms both en-suite , with two large balconies .
Attic floor : two bedrooms both en-suite , with large roof terrace .
Garden : private pool , landscaped garden , gazebo with BBQ , driveway and shower .
Those villas located in Hisaronu , and it is within a short walking distance to the main street , and it is very easy to reach the beautiful beaches of Oludeniz and the Blue Lagoon .
Those villas are close to the city center and many cafes , restaurants and shops .
It is just five minutes away from the sea shore and the center of Fethiye city , full of beauty and splendor .
The beach is 1 kilometre
Shopping Mall is 700 meters
Dalaman International Airport is 45 kilometre
Fethiye Hospital is 6 kilometre
Schools is 800 meters
For more details , here are the link of the project : RH 158
- Bolu city
The city of Bolu is named after the " Lake Abant Nature Park " after the resort of " Bolu Abant " . Bolu is located in the northwest of Turkey , on the Black Sea , which is an important vital point linking the capital Ankara and Istanbul , about 262 km from Istanbul city and 192 kilometers from the Turkish capital Ankara , and it is one of the most beautiful tourist areas in Turkey , with a total area of 7410 square kilometers , and a population of more than two hundred and seventy thousand , and it is a mountainous area full of forests , with few agriculture areas .
The city of Bolu is famous for agricultural products and milk products , such as cheese and cream , and most of these products are sold and consumed locally . Bolu is also one of the most important trade corridors between Ankara and Istanbul , especially after the opening of a tunnel between the two cities in 2007 , because travelers began to get to know this beautiful city and stop there in order to get some rest and eat some food .
The city of Bolu is ideal for hiking and climbing , due to the presence of mountains , lakes , forests , and wildlife of animals such as deer .
The Turkish city of Bolu is one of the rare places that have many advantages at the same time , the beauty of nature is charming , the forest is rich in its diversity of flora and fauna , the lakes , rivers and beaches on the Black Sea coast are increasing its beauty , and the hot springs at the foothills of the mountains , the large snow-covered ski centers , make it the perfect destination for patients and athletes .
The city of Bolu is a beautiful and green city , calm and cold in summer and snowy in winter , and it is located at an altitude of 1.325 meters from the sea level , and enjoys the presence of wonderful lakes such as " Golcuk " Lake and the famous " Abant " Lake , 34 km south west of Bolu , amid the high mountains at an altitude of 1,500 meters , Abant Resort is the center of life in this region , it offers a different beauty in each season , and there are many comfortable hotels and camping places .
Abant Lake is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Turkey , where it is considered as some of the most beautiful natural lakes in the world , because of its magnificence beauty and being surrounded by a large number of pine trees , oaks and willow , which increases the beauty and charm .
- Bursa City
Bursa city is located in the northwestern part of Turkey . It is the fourth most populous city in Turkey . It is considered as one of the best and most active Turkish cities in the industry field . It is located between Ankara , the capital of Turkey , and the beautiful city of Istanbul . Bursa Green is one of the most famous names of the city , due to its green nature , surrounded by forests and various gardens , and there are parks , gardens, and a ski resort called ( Uludag ) , and Bursa city is a historic and archaeological area , which includes a number of buildings and shrines that date back to the Ottoman era .
Bursa is known as one of the most important agricultural areas in Turkey . It occupies the first place in the silk industry, where it is famous for silkworm breeding , mulberry tree cultivation , and it is characterized by the automotive, textile and dairy industries .
Also , Bursa is a tourist city where tourists visit all year round , due to its cool and nice weather and beautiful nature . One of the most prominent sights in Bursa Mountain Uludag , where competitions and activities such as the World Olympic Skiing competitions are held . The Green Mosque in Bursa is one of the most beautiful mosques in the region . It contains beautiful models of writings decorated with wonderful Arabic calligraphy .
- Cappadocia city
Cappadocia city is located in the center of Turkey , to the east of the Anatolian Plateau , and to the southwest of Kayseri city . Cappadocia has many names in the historical sources as follows : At the Persians it was known as Katbatuka , meaning the land of beautiful horses ; Elamite was known as Capta , and among the Acadians it was known as Toka . Cappadocia is an archaeological tourist city with distinction , and it was inscribed on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational , Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at the Committee's meeting during the ninth session of 1985 . Cappadocia is a home to many unique landmarks , including Goreme Village , which has a stunning view over the seas , labyrinths and caves , and one of the most important activities one can enjoy in visiting this village is balloon rides , and visiting the Church of the Evil Eye .