The charming city of Cappadocia
The tourist is looking for places that comfort him psychologically , such as natural scenic places , or places that nourish the love of knowledge , such as historical places , and this is not found in many countries of the world , but rarely find places that combine the history of the past and the splendor of the present , and the purity of nature and the modern civilization . This is what Turkey enjoys , because of its geographical strategic location among the continents of the ancient world , its openness to the Western world , and its close association with the East .
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 .
Turkey is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world , it is one of the favorite places for millions of tourists who flock to it every year . Turkey is characterized by mild temperate weather and stunning scenery , in addition to hotels , monuments , palaces and museums , which combine the art of the East and the West . Turkey has fascinated the minds of people with the beauty of its cities and architecture , and its cuisine rich in various dishes , sweets and cuisine , and it is a tourist destination suitable for trips for individuals , couples and families .
The Republic of Turkey is divided into 81 provinces , and Ankara is the capital of the country , and Istanbul is the financial capital and cultural and economic heart of the country , and the Republic of Turkey includes major and famous cities such as : Izmir , Antalya , Gaziantep , Diyarbakir , Konya , Bursa and others lots .
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One of the most beautiful Turkish cities , which is unique in its beauty and nature from the rest of the world , is the city of Cappadocia .
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 .
The city includes the valley of " Ahlara " , which is famous for the adventures of trekking , and the Valley of Imagination , it contains rocks , which some perceive as a group of horses , and others see them as a family made up of a father , mother and sons , and there is a plateau overlooking the city , so that the stand on it feels a wonderful and interesting feeling , it is only available in " Cappadocia " , where the city has many huge hotels , carved into caves, and mountain rocks .
Learn about a number of the most beautiful Turkish cities in the following article : The most beautiful cities of Turkey