Tourism in northern Turkey

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Tourism in Ankara

Ankara is the capital of Turkey, which was formerly known as Angora, so that it is located in the northwestern part of the country. Ankara symbolizes independence and modernity for the Turkish people, and contains a mix of modern and historical elements in various neighborhoods, among the most important tourist attractions:

  • Ankara Castle: Ankara Castle or Kaleici Castle was built primarily as a military defense and is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ankara.
  • Anatolian Civilizations Museum: The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations includes a large collection of Anatolian monuments arranged in chronological order from the Paleolithic period. This museum is a historical introduction to Turkey and Ankara.
  • Jinchlik Park: Gençlik Park includes a swimming pool, theme park and an open-air theater. It also contains more than 40 kiosks that sell all kinds of distinctive popular foods, such as ice cream and corn.

Tourism in Amasya

Amasya is located in northern Turkey, and is famous for its apple fruit and its history dating back to ancient times. The Amasya Castle is one of the most famous monuments in the city, also known as the Castle of Harsina (in English: Harşena) due to its location on Mount Harsina overlooking the city, and has been attacked by Before the Persian, Roman, and Byzantine Empires, so that the castle was built after its destruction again in order to protect the city until the eighteenth century when it lost its strategic importance; visitors can see the tanks, water depots, and remains of the Ottoman bath after they reached the top of the mountain.

Tourism in Istanbul

Istanbul is located in the northwestern part of Turkey, linking the Black Sea and the Sea of ​​Marmara. Also, many tourism activities can be carried out in Istanbul, the most prominent of which are:

  • Art and Architecture: The Byzantines decorated their churches and palaces with mosaics and frescoes, and the Ottomans built the magnificently decorated mosques. Local banks and commercial companies created an impressive array of galleries, museums, and festivals for everyone to enjoy.
  • the food: The city’s kitchens and restaurants vary, so that the restaurants in Istanbul are the best in the country, so tourists can eat Asian or Italian dishes, but most visitors prefer tasting kebabs, mezzas and fresh fish.

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