Fascinating Places, Turkey

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Meyhane Şerefe Restaurant in Alacati, Turkey
This beautiful restaurant located in Alacati is a must visit while you are in Turkey.


Turkey is one of the world’s top 10 travel destinations and it welcomes more than 35 million visitors every year. It is a country filled with amazing cities, secluded fishing villages, historical monuments and unique geographical formations. Add to this friendly people, delicious food and great shopping – a holiday in Tukey is filled with endless pleasures! Istanbul is certainly a city of wonder, but here are just a few other places that you may want to explore!


The town of Goreme is well-known for its incredible alien landscapes including fairy chimneys and magical cave dwellings. Spend a couple of days here exploring the unforgettable sights. And make sure to tour the Open-Air Museum and spend a night in one of the village’s stunning boutique cave hotels.


Now a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pamukkale is considered to be a “pearl” in Turkey and is one of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the world. Once a kind of Roman-era health spa, this unique place which is full of mystery and romance is one of the most popular destinations, attracting more and more tourists each year.


You’ll love Amasya with its dramatic mountain-and-riverside setting, charming old houses, mosques and antiquities. Amasya  is definitely among Turkey’s undiscovered treasures. Interesting sights include several fine 13th-century Seljuk Turkish buildings, a Mongol madhouse, and a little museum which contains many curiosities, including a collection of local mummies!

This article was published in the September 2016 issue of Inspire Living Magazine. Download it here!