Hagia Sophia is a renowned stunning museum in Turkey, the hypnotic Byzantine glory of the Aya Sofya depository (Hagia Sophia) is one of the most attractive places to visit when you explore Istanbul. The staggering bulk of its exterior is rimmed by the fragile minarets superimposed once the Ottoman conquest, whereas the splendid and cavernous frescoed interior could be a grand reminder of recent Constantinople's power. This noted monument could be a must-do for each tourist visiting the country.
Ephesus is an old city of Turkey, the remains of Ephesus are very popular among tourists on the west coast. The Ephesus was famous for the “Temple of Artemis” which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world declared by UNESCO, which was destroyed by a crowd led by the archbishop of Constantinople 401 AD ago. Some of the ruins of the city can still be observed that include, the Great Theater & the Library of Celsus. The library was built almost 125 AD ago to store 12,000 scrolls and it served as a monumental tomb for Celsus (the governor of Asia). The front of this testimonial was cautiously reconstructed in the year 1970 to its present superb condition from the already present original pieces.
Never miss this place if you visit Turkey! The dreamlike, plunge rock valleys of Cappadocia is every photographer's dream. Wave-like rock shapes cliff and crests formed by wind formation transit Cappadocia valley into a surreal dreamy place which is worth watching if you visit Turkey. And if you are not interested to do trekking or hiking in this city, you can avail another most magical ride, the hot air balloon rides to have a mesmerizing full view of the city.
The Topkapi Palace (the Seraglio) is a never miss place If you ever plan to visit Istanbul (Turkey). The construction of this astounding Palace started in 1465 which symbolizes Ottoman architectural style. Topkapi Palace is now transformed into a royal museum, while in the 15th century this Palace remained the residence and governmental headquarters of the Ottoman Empire.
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