Two Americans, until recently resident in Istanbul offer an insider's look at all of Turkey, from its beautiful rugged coastline filled with ancient Greek and Byzantine ruins - featuring two of the world's most admired sites, Troy and Ephesus - to the modern nightlife and exotic shopping of Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and more. Extensive history, culture and travel planning sections, with terrific coverage of Istanbul and environs, Black Sea and Mediterranean coasts, and first-rate advice on wonderful lodgings, exciting restaurants, where to see authentic whirling dervish performances, insider tips on how to bargain for rugs, best places to take a Turkish bath, and so much more.
Results 1-3 of 84
The curving Conrad hotel is located on a promonotory above the Bosphorus. This
Hilton by-product has beautiful rooms, restaurants, and facilities, and — relatively
speaking — the rooms are priced to move. CIRAGAN PALACE KEMPINSKI ...
The final site of interest along the circuit of the walls is the former Palace of
Blachernae, a Byzantine-era building that has been reduced to its foundations. If
you thought Tekfur Saray was disappointing, we advise skipping this altogether
The city's decline was dramatic, as successive conquerors from the east, first the
Turks, then the Mongols, then the Tatars, damaged and ultimately destroyed the
city. Dogubeyazit & Ishak Pasa Palace From Kars, head south to Dogubeyazit.
What people are saying - Write a review
The Turkey Guide 3rd edition published by Open Road is by far the best of the guides that I have read about Turkey. Ive visited several times and this book captures the flavor of the country and offers information for tourists better than any other I have seen. Highly Recommended. Read full review
81 other sections not shown