Religion and Secularity: 99% of the Turkish population is Moslem. However, everyone in Turkey has freedom of religion and beliefs. The first phases in the introduction of secularism were the abolition of the Caliphate and the Ministry of Sheria and Pious Foundations on March 4th, 1924, followed by the introduction of separate educational and judicial systems, the hat reform, the closure of dervish retreats and religious sects, the acceptance of a Sunday weekend holiday rather than the Moslem Friday and finally the adoption of the principle of secularism in the constitution on 1937. In secular Turkey, all religious affairs are carried out by a central government organisation affiliated to the Prime Ministry, namely the Department of Religious Affairs.
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4 Days Ephesus to Cappadocia Tours
Tours Programs :
DAY 01: Meet and depart from Izmir airport or Izmir hotels or Kusadasi hotel for our Ephesus Tour: Visit to (St John Church/Virgin mary House), road Ephesus, St. John Basilica and the Temple of Diana, one of... More details
DAY1: Arrive to Turkey - Istanbul / Canakkale: Arrival in Istanbul Airport, our tour guide meet and assist-transfer to Canakkale by ferry from Eceabat. Lunch at local restaurant then proceed for city tour a... More details
Just wanted to thank you for helping make our trip to Belek a success! Our guide,
Our guide Derya was very prompt, knowledgeable, and patient. We really enjoyed our
Perge -Aspendos day tour with him. Thanks again for setting it up. We are off to Istanbul tomorrow for
2 days before flying home. We have loved Turkey and hope to visit again.