Middle East - Turkey (PDF Chapter)
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
- channel your inner Roman amid the ruins of Ephesus
- 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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