Middle East - Turkey (PDF Chapter)

Middle East - Turkey (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Turkey chapter from Lonely Planet’s Middle East guidebook.

Turkey is where Asia and Europe meet and meld together. The ‘bridge between continents’ tag may be a cliché, but this nation’s juxtaposition of modern sophistication and ancient tradition is a surprising and heady brew that turns many travellers’ first perceptions on their head.

  • crane your neck to gaze at Byzantine frescoes and Ottoman artistry in Istanbul
  • maps
  • channel your inner Roman amid the ruins of Ephesus
  • transport
  • hike amid Cappadocia’s geological wonderland of ‘fairy chimney’ rock crags
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Istanbul, Aegean Coast, Çanakkale, Troy, Eceabat, Gallipoli Peninsula, Bursa, Bergama (Pergamum), Izmir, Selçuk, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Bodrum Town, Marmaris, Mediterranean Coast, Fethiye, Patara, Kalkan, Kas, Olympos & Çirali, Antalya, Side, Alanya, Central Anatolia, Ankara, Safranbolu, Konya, Cappadocia, Göreme & Around, Avanos, Ürgüp, Kayseri, Black Sea Coast & Northeastern Anatolia, Trabzon, Erzurum, Kars, Dogubayazit, Understand Turkey, Turkey Today, History, People, Religion, Food, Survival Guide.

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