Coastlines: Turkey is surrounded by sea on three sides, by Black Sea in the north, the Mediterranean Sea in the south and the Aegean Sea in the west. In the northwest, there is an internal sea, the Sea of Marmara, between the straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus, which are important waterways that connect the Black Sea with the rest of the world. The coastline of Turkey (excluding islands) is 8333 km.
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Birthplace of the Goddess of Love On the arena of Aphrodisias, the city of the Goddess of Love and Beauty, gladiators used to get into fatal combats before the eyes of 30,000 spectators for the honour of their goddess. Artists of this city used to im... More details
Assos, the famous teaching center of antiquity, is situated about 90 Km. away from Canakkale at the south part of the province. While travelling from Canakkale, you need to follow the road to Ayvacik and take the road to Assos, which is 17 Km long, n... More details
Ayvalık takes its name from the translation of the word "Kydonia" into Turkish. Various civilizations were had been ruled in the place where Ayvalık was established. In ancient times the settlement was made on the islands near the Ayvalık s... More details
Bergama (Pergamon )
Pergamon was a small settlement during the Archaic Period. Lysimachos, who had become the sovereign of Anatolia after 301 B.C., delivered the war expenditures, at the amount of 9000 talents, to Philetairos who was the commander of Pergamon, and the k... More details
Homer's description of Bodrum as "The land of eternal blue" and the words of another resident of Bodrum, Cevat Şakir, who said "The heavenly bliss of life in Bodrum is better than any eternal bliss that may await us" were not with... More details
Cesme: Cesme founded by the lonians around 1100 BC as part of the 12 cities of the Ionian League. Welcome to a culture with a history stretching back 3000 years and bearing traces of the lonians, Lydia, Alexander the Great, the Kingdom of Pergamum, R... More details
This fascinating city with two harbors in located at the extreme end of the Datça Peninsula. It was one of the cities of the Dorian Hexapolis. During the early centuries, Cnidos was situated little bit inland near present day Datça. The city gained g... More details
Dalyan is a very popular small town not spoiled by buildings. The wonderful 7 kilometers sandy Iztuzu Beach, which is accessible by a 45 minutes boat trip, is one of the last nesting areas for the Caretta caretta, Sea Turtles. Between May and Septemb... More details
Datca is in the South West of Turkey, at the tip of the peninsula that divides the Mediterranean from the Aegean Sea . The coastline has both high cliffs and shallow sandy beaches, running down to the clearest blue sea. Inland you can find the stunni... More details
THE NEW YORK TIMES (Oct. 22, 2000) An article about us.. Ezop Tour company offering a number of day trips is Ezop Travel, (90-212) 292 81 70, fax (90-212) 292 81 72, www.ezoptravel.com, based in Istanbul. Ezop offers a daily West Antalya tour, which includes a visit to ancient Phaselis, where there is a Roman aqueduct, baths and a theater among pine trees; the ruins of the Lycian city of Olympos; Chimaera; Demre (Kale); and Myra, with its Lycian tombs carved in a rock cliff. Cost depends on the number of visitors taking the tour: $75 for 9 to 16, and up to $192 for one person; lunch included.