Welcome to Turkey! And tulips are just one of many Turkish delights awaiting visitors to this fascinating country. Everything from mosques and carpets. To kabobs and the ancient monoliths of Cappadocia! There?s so much to see and do here. And i can?t wait to show it to you! So, let?s go explore turkey! But wait ? more trivia ? the republic of turkey is on what continent? Europe and Asia. Turkey is basically divided by bosphorus strait and connected by this bridge in Istanbul.
Throughout history, empire after empire has battled for control of turkey. From the roman and the byzantine to the magnificent ottoman empire. All these influences created turkey?s historic treasures, it?s diverse culture, and the amazing people we see here today. But in spite of all the battles, many ancient sites have stood the test of time. One of the most fascinating is Ephesus.
A centuries old Greek city located just outside Izmir, near the coast of the Aegean sea. It was founded in the 11 century bc by Ionian Greeks. In 334 bc, alexander the great captured Ephesus, and it flourished under his rule. In later years, this former harbor was the largest and most important roman city in western Asia or Anatolia. Where Christianity was quickly spreading.
In a land of experiences, you?ll definitely have a very good time here in turkey, come and see the wonder!