Tourist attractions in Turkey: Discover great attractions for tourism in this fascinating country, so different from Brazil   

THE Turkey It is one of the most coveted destinations today and there are several reasons for this to happen. The country stands out for its natural beauties and is home to cultural riches essential to the history of humanity.

There are underground cities, beaches, mosques and various attractions that impress everyone who visits the country. Before going there, it is interesting to know what are the coolest tourist spots to plan the route. Therefore, we selected 11 amazing places to visit in Turkey. Have a good read and have a great trip!

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Blue Mosque

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We started the list with a religious symbol for Muslims. The Blue Mosque is the largest mosque in Istanbul and is located in the Sultanahmet district. The imposing building, built between 1607 and 1616, is in a strategic position and can be seen from different parts of the city.

Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Hittite Museum)

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In Ankara one of the most important museums in Turkey is located. The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations houses unique pieces, including Hittite sculptures and the remains of King Midas. Visiting the museum is a good way to learn more about the history of the people who lived in the region.

Virgin Mary's House

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The sacred shrine, a small stone dwelling, thrills millions of tourists every year. The House of the Virgin Mary, where it is believed that Mary spent the last days of her life, is located near the city of ephesus.

Kaymaklı Underground City

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Kaymakli is one of the largest underground cities in Cappadocia and has 4 floors open to the public. The city was built to protect Christians from enemy invasion and during the visit it is possible to see that the space was designed to meet the needs of these people. Therefore, it has dormitories, food deposits, places to house animals, among others. If you are not claustrophobic, it is certainly worth visiting one of the most mysterious and historic places in the country.

ruins of ephesus

Tourist attractions in Turkey

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the important city of ephesus, located on the western coast of Turkey and built by the Ionians, can certainly make your travel itinerary more interesting. It is worth knowing more about the history of the country and being enchanted by the beauty of the ruins of the ancient city.  

Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum

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How about visiting the largest mosaic museum in the world? It is located in Turkey, more specifically in the city of Gaziantep. The place was opened in 2011 and has an astonishing 1700 square meters of mosaics.

Bodrum beaches

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The city of bodrum is known is a true paradise of the Turkish coast. There it is possible to take boat trips to discover the coast of the Aegean Sea. In addition, of course, to walking around the city, admiring the landscape and enjoying the bars, restaurants and cafes along the waterfront. 

Hagia Sophia's Basilica

Tourist attractions in Turkey

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The Hagia Sophia, built between 532 and 537 at the request of Emperor Justinian, is one of the most famous sights in Istanbul. The monument impresses tourists with its beauty and architecture. The place has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO and is certainly worth a visit.

The Cotton Castle

Tourist attractions in Turkey

Tourist attractions in Turkey. Photo: Antoine Taveneaux / Wikimedia Commons

In pamukkale, located 600 kilometers from the country's capital, nature has gifted Turkey again. A set of thermal pools form an enchanting waterfall arranged on a mountain over 200 meters high. In 1988, the tourist spot formed over the centuries, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Goreme Open Air Museum

Tourist attractions in Turkey

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Located in Cappadocia, one of the most visited tourist attractions in turkey, the museum comprises a large number of cave churches built by Christians. The constructions carried out between the 7th and 13th centuries and date back to the history of refuge for Christians who were being persecuted by the Roman Empire. They arouse the curiosity of tourists for their frescoes, many of which are still in an excellent state of conservation.

Valley of Imagination

Tourist attractions in Turkey

Tourist attractions in Turkey. Photo: djoanis / Pixabay

Devrent Valley, also known as Imagination Valley or Pink Valley, is an area that resembles the surface of the moon. The place is on cappadocia and features rocks with different shapes that appear to be animals, such as camels, snakes and dolphins. It's a great place to exercise your imagination and take fun pictures.

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