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FACTS ABOUT TURKEY

- Interesting facts about Turkey

The famous Trojan Wars took place in Western Turkey, around the site where the Trojan horse rests today.
The first church built by man (St. Peter’s Church) is in Antioch (Antakya), Turkey.
The oldest known human settlement is in Catalhoyuk, Turkey (7th Millenium B.C.)...

- Travel Tips For Turkey

Turkey is a land of myth, a cradle of civilizations, a canvas of nature's most aesthetic bounties & a confluence of varied streams of culture. Owing to its favourable position, Turkey is the bridging nation between the East & West (Europe & Asia) & therefore boasts a spicy blend of oriental & modern, splendor & sleekness, which makes diversity its other name..

- Why Turkey?

The Portuguese Nobel prized novelist José Saramago revealed to a journalist after his visit to Istanbul in 2007;
“How have I not ever made my way to Istanbul earlier?”
What may have caused him to say this?
What impressed him so much that he felt obliged to express this as regret?
It is not all that easy to understand what lies under this quote; we can only assume.
I personally think the difficulty is how to picture Turkey through its various angles you look at her...
 
 
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