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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The best choices are located in Ihlara town, at the upstream end of Ihlara Valley,
and in Guzelyurt 8 kilometers away. There is a single pension in Belisirma,
midway down the valley, and several acceptable hotels in Selime at the far end of
North from Antakya: Bakras Castle is located 4 kilometers west of the main
highway, south of Belen. This fortress was first built in the 4th century AD, and
was substantially improved upon by the Knights Templar, whose legendary
A pedestrian bridge allows access to the far (northern) bank, where the beach is
located. The buildings on the road shore were dedicated to commerce from Myra
and include a great granary built during Hadrian's reign (117-138 A.D.). On the ...
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