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Çorum, a city at the heart of the Hittite region

Çorum Museum

Çorum Museum

Çorum is not only famous for its grilled chickpeas called leblebi, but it also has an important historical significance. It is indeed around this Anatolian city that the Hittites established their realm in the 2nd Millennium BC. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Archaeology Museum of Bergama

Inside the Museum

Inside the Museum

A first museum was built between 1900 and 1913 near the Acropolis of Pergamon, where searches were started in 1878 by German archaeologists Carl Humann and Alexander Conze. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Asclepieion and Acropolis: the two diamonds of Pergamon

General View of the Acropolis

General View of the Acropolis

After having visited the pretty city of Bergama, located 2 hours North of Izmir, it is now time to discover the ancient site of Pergamon and its two diamonds: the Asclepieion and the Acropolis. The site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pergamon, an ancient Greek city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List

The Red Basilica in Bergama

The Red Basilica in Bergama

The city of Pergamon is located in in the Turkish Aegean region, about 100 km north of Izmir on a promontory above the river Bakirçay. This beautiful site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List on June 22nd 2014. The Turkish name for the modern city is Bergama. Read the rest of this entry »

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Eskişehir, an Anatolian city full of treasures – Part III

Archaeological Museum - Demircihöyük Necropolis

Archaeological Museum – Demircihöyük Necropolis

In addition to the beautiful Ottoman houses of Odunpazarı and the many green spaces, the pleasant city of Eskişehir is also home to a number of museums. Read the rest of this entry »

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Spending New Year’s Eve in Turkey…

Istiklal Caddesi, Istanbul

isn’t that a good idea? There are many alternatives to welcome the arrival of the new year under the best auspices.

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Xanthos

Xanthos

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Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia

Goreme Valley

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Two essential visits in Ankara

Mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

       Ankara became the capital of Turkey when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk founded the Republic in 1923 .It is not a touristical town. However, it has some worthwhile resources. Read the rest of this entry »

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Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük

Turkish Tourists visiting the 4040 area under the North Shelter

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