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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ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM, ANCIENT ORIENT MUSEUM, & CINLI KOSK
The entrance to the Archaelogical Museum compound is just within and uphill of
Gulhane tram stop inside the outer Topkapi Palace walls. The entrance is also ...
Seeing Sfahts Visiting Hattusas As you ascend past the entrance gate above
Bogazkoy, the great bastion of stone to your left was once covered with buildings
and may have bridged the river. During most of the year you will probably be ...
This structure was once topped with a statue of the deceased. Like the stature,
any grave goods were plundered long before modern times; entrance is
prohibited. As you enter Uzuncaburc; town you will find a collection of shops and
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