Published on : Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Turkey is a modern country located between Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Turkey is a popular holiday destination and offers stunning scenery, beautiful coastline, history, art, culture and rich culinary experience. The country had a modern outlook with history going back to Ancient Greek, Persian, Roman and Ottoman empires.
10,000 years old history of Turkey offers several world famous ruins and historical monuments. From the ancient port city of Ephesus to the Byzantine dome of Aya Sofya, Turkey has several other monuments giving glimpses of several empires which ruled the region in ancient times. Turkey was also a critical stopover for the ancient Silk Road between the East and the West.
Culture and Art of Turkey
Turkish culture is extremely diversified and unique. Probably this is the only country which is offering extreme cultures of the East and the West. Turkish culture is rich and diverse, the culture has formed from its deep roots in the Middle East, Antolia and Balkans which have been a cradle of many civilizations for thousands of years. Turkish folk dances, music and traditional theatre are popular and give an introduction to countries rich cultural legacy. Traditional Turkish carpets, ceramic tiles, pottery have been popular art for centuries.
Turkish cuisine is one of most varied in the world and is considered as one of the top cuisines in the world. Turkish cuisine always has a element of surprise for the visitors. Turkish people are extremely passionate about their food, the cuisine draws influence from all corners of former Ottoman Empire and each region of the country boasts its own specialty. Food is usually spicier and richer in south and east whilst west has more olive oil, seafood and vegetable dishes.
Food in Turkey is first and foremost part of any social occasion. From home cooked meals shared by family and friends to religious and celebration feasts or food sold by roadside sellers or restaurants, food is a critical part of the Turkish society and lifestyle.
Learn about Turkey’s nature and distinct geography from breathtaking natural beauties, unique landscapes and plants, to rich lush green forests, turquoise coasts and beautiful pristine beaches.
Diverse landscapes of Turkey
Turkey offers diverse landscapes and a distinct geography from breathtaking naturel beauty to unique landscapes, rock formations, lush green forests, turquoise coasts along with pristine beaches. These landscapes leave a lasting impression on the visitors.
Jay Kantawala, Founder of WIYO travel said, currently the political situation in Turkey is relatively calm and it is safe to visit Turkey. Turkey has always been a popular destination and attracts variety of traveller’s as the destination appeals to traveller’s with different interests. We would highly recommend Turkey as a Holiday destinations as it is unique and offers great value for money vacations with direct connectivity from Mumbai and Delhi.
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