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.
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A batch of holiday villages is located just west of Antalya, but beyond them the
coast relaxes into a set of quieter, more beautiful coastal towns. This region, the
Lycian Coast, is famed for its forbidding mountains and beautiful valleys, for its ...
If s located in the heart of Sultanahmet and includes some beautiful old braziers,
stoves, and lamps, but there's nothing here thaf s not also included in
Dolmabahce or an antique shop near istiklal Caddesi. Sehzade Cami (The
Hera offered wealth and dominion over Asia; Athena enticed him with wisdom
and martial success; Aphrodite promised the most beautiful woman in the world
for his bride. It was Aphrodite's offer that stole the heart of the prince-he gave her
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