Facts You Might Not Know About Turkey
The country of Turkey has been rated one of the most visited places in the modern world. Most avid travelers and adventurers have found that this country has much to offer in the way of exciting activities and unending adventures centered upon the traveler. Within the defines of its borders you can discover a mix of traditional culture and modern day living which makes this country a truly fascinating one to understand and even more so to explore. I am certain that Turkey will become one of your most memorable and interesting travels that you have ever completed.
Turkey's rich Muslim culture, their historical battlegrounds and the great palaces has demonstrated the quality displayed all across the country. A quick glance at the cities will reveal that this is truly the land that has witnessed Alexander the Greats triumph over Achilles during the Trojan War. It has also hosted the Ottoman Empire's battles which have greatly helped to shape the world as we know it. These features are particularly important in terms of the development of modern civilizations.
Located between the European and Asian continents, Turkey's culture is a special mixture of Eastern tradition and Western modernism. Turkey has a strong presence in the area with a monumental historic, cultural impact and growing economic impact in the area. Located between Europe in the west and Central Asia in the east, Russia in the north and the Middle East in the south, Turkey has been increasing strategic importance to the major world powers.
Upon arriving in Turkey you will be welcomed and amazed with the kind, friendly and warm attitude of the Turkish people. Aside from the rich Muslim culture Turkey is known for its famous delicacies and its fantastic cuisines which are prominently made by its famous Turkish chefs. Every tourist who visits Turkey agreements that the food in this country is nothing short of superb.
Yachting and the renovated white water rafting are one of the recommended activities that are typically reserved for tourist who demonstrate a love of water sports. For the adventurous people who travel to Turkey mountain climbing, bicycle riding, hiking on one of the many trails or skiing offer unlimited fun for all. You should not miss the world famous hot air balloon show that is displayed annually. Apart from these activities you can quickly investigate the various tourist sights such as the great mosque structures or perhaps ride the gullet which is Turkey's traditional boat.
Turkey will not only amaze you with its rich history but will engage you with many unusual activities which offer its tourists and travelers an abundance of entertaining activities to fill your many waking hours. From the start of your day and on into the wee hours of the night you can not get enough things to do nor places to visit in this wonderful country.