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Derinkuyu Underground City

Derinkuyu Underground City, this underground city is the most interesting one in the regions among 35 other ones which were first used by Hittites and later by Christians like a shelter in during Roman persecution times. By carving lots of rooms all connected with tunnels, they lived in here when the cities were invaded by enemies. You have a chance to see the rooms, food storages church and kitchens. Chimneys and defence systems used in the underground city will surprise you during the visit.

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Istanbul

Istanbul, #Turkey's most populous and economically most important city. The world's 34th largest economy is the city with the highest population in Europe, according to the order of municipal boundaries. #Istanbul northwest of Turkey, along the Sea of ​​Marmara and the #Bosphorus, the Golden Horn is built to be surrounded. Istanbul is an intercontinental city, the European side is called the European Side or the Rumeli Side, and the Asian Side is called the Anatolian Side. In the history, the western border of Istanbul, which was first founded on a peninsula on which the Marmara Sea, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn were built on three sides, constituted the Istanbul Walls. In the process of development and growth, the city has been expanded 4 times by constructing the walls more westward each time. There are a total of 40 municipalities in the boundaries of the metropolitan municipality. One of the oldest cities in the world, Istanbul, M.S. Between the years 330 and 395, the Roman Empire was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire between 395 and 1204 and 1261 and 1453, the Latin Empire between 1204 and 1261 and finally the Ottoman Empire between 1453 and 1922. Moreover, from 1517, when the caliphate passed through the Ottoman Empire, until 1924 when it was abolished, Istanbul became the center of Islam.

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Cappadocia

The #Cappadocia region is the most beautiful place of nature and history in the world. While geographical events created the Peribacalari, in the historical process, people became the houses and churches of these peribacles and adorned them with frescoes, making the traces of ancient civilizations thousands of years old. In the book of Geographika (Anatolian XII, XIII, XIV), 17 books from the Ancient Period writers of the Roman Emperor Augustus indicate the boundaries of the #Cappadocia Region as a wide region extending to the Taurus Mountains in the west, Aksaray in the west, Malatya in the east and Malatya in the east and the Eastern Black Sea in the north. This is the area covered by Cappadocia Region Nevşehir, Aksaray, Niğde, Kayseri and Kırşehir. The rocky Cappadocia Region, which is a narrower area, consists of Uçhisar, #Ürgüp, Avanos, #Goreme, #Derinkuyu, Kaymaklı, Ihlara and its environs. Traditional #Cappadocia carved in carvings speaks the authenticity of houses and doves. These houses were built on the slopes of the 19th century, with rock cut stones. The stone, which is the only architectural material of the region, can be processed very easily since it is soft after it has been removed from the oven due to its volcanic structure. However, after it comes in contact with air, it becomes hardened and becomes a very durable building material. Because of the abundant materials used and its easy processing, stone workmanship, It has received. If the courtyard is necessary, the material of the house doors is wood. The upper part of the arched doors is decorated with stylized ivy or rosette motifs. The dovecotes in the foreground are small structures made in the late 19th and early 18th centuries. Some of the #pigeon houses, which are important in terms of showing Islamic painting art, were built as monasteries or churches. The surface of the Güvercinlik was decorated with rich ornaments and inscriptions by the local artists.

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Uzungol

Uzungöl, 99 km from Trabzon and 19 km from Çaykara, 1090 m above sea level, leaves behind the beauty of the Alps with its steep slopes and spectacular forest cover. The lake, which was formed by covering the valley's normal and the rocks falling from the slopes in front of the Haldizen level, is known as "Uzungöl" and we went around. Old wooden houses complete the beauty of nature. Having attracted the great interest of local and foreign tourists, Uzungöl is very rich in potential. Sugar trekking, bird watching, botanical tours, as well as lakes or sweets in the higher mountains have the opportunity to organize other spring trips such as Şekersu, Demirkapı, Yaylaönü. Wild clinics, wolves, wild foxes, foxes, Caucasus mountain rooster. In the Haldizen stream valley, a lake formed by a landslide in the form of a dam related to a creek bed, the lake in the area where the lake related areas are located, the settlement in the area where the lake is located. It can be reached from Trabzon by 76 km as far as Çaykara, by asphalt and then by stabilized road of 19 km. Çaykara · Uzungöl will reclaim the place of the road. The water surface of the lake is changed by the amount of water coming in during the season and there are slight differences, 1000 meters, 500 meters deep, 15 meters. Trout lives in the sky. In the settlement where 1/2000 application development plan prepared by the municipality is stated; it has been observed that from the position of the meadow slopes in the north-west direction of the traditional wooden plateau structures, to the lakeside in the form of concrete structures in the position of the meadow slopes in the northwest direction of the concrete structures. The topography around the lake, which is the focus of the area designated as the Tourism Center, limits the settlement area. For this reason, the tourism settlement areas determined in the northwest remain at lower altitudes due to the difference in elevation. Accommodation facilities, which are considered to be located in these areas, are sure to intend to use the lake and its surroundings intensively for daily activities and activities. In this case, the construction of the lake area must be controlled strictly so that the development of the tourism center can be healthy and successful. The entrance of the lake on the Çaykara side has been closed with big buildings (mosque and school). In the south-east, build-up is rapidly increasing. The facility, which consists of wooden bungalows with 52 bed capacity built by the private sector located to the south of the lake and next to Haldizen, is a successful application. The Haldizen valley, which extends to the south, is rich in great nature. Up to 10 small lakes at the height of the mountains, about 10 to 20 km away from Uzungöl, increase the richness of activities in the region. Even today, foreign groups come to Uzungöl to stay in the existing facility and walks in nature in the southern ponds.

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Green Bursa

Bursa-Large city in northwest Turkey. It was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire between 1335-1363. The city has nickname Green Bursa(Yeşil Bursa) in reference to the parks and gardens,located across its urban fabrics,and richly varied forests of the surrounding region. The ski resort of mountain Uludağ towers over it. Green Mosque-It was built by architect Hacı Paşa at the request of Ottoman Sultan Mehmet Çelebi 1415-1419. Located on the city named Green,Green Mosque composes of mausoleum(tomb),madrasah,cultivation and turkish baths. Inkaya Village-Known for the most old (610 years) tree Çınar. Lunch(Drinks are extra)-You can choose kebab,chicken,beef,desert such as baklava and other delicious Turkish traditional food. Uludağ Mountain-The ancient Mysian Olympus and Bithynian Olympus,popular center for winter sports. We will have free time for walking,jeep safari. Cable Car-We will take the cable car from Uludağ(Olympos) mountain to Bursa,where you can enjoy a breath-taking panoramic view of Bursa.

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Sapanca & Maşukiye

Sapanca-Town and district in the Sakarya province,near lake Sapanca. You can have a walk near lake or pedalling on the lake. Maşukiye-Small village located between lake Sapanca and Kartepe mountain. You will enjoy in the beauty of Maşukiye’s forest,waterfall,delicious food in restaurants of wood. Lunch(Drinks are extra)-You can choose kebab,pide,desert such as baklava and other delicious Turkish traditional food. Mountain Kartepe-Kartepe is a town and district of Kocaeli province. It was founded in 1600. Kartepe ski centre has been constructed 1650 m altitude over mountain Kartepe.

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The House of Virgin Mary

The House of Virgin Mary is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles away from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council on 431 AD in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. After the discovery of the house, the Archbishop of Izmir declared there as a place of pilgrimage in 1892. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited this place and prayed there. After House of Virgin Mary, drive to St. John’s Basilica, it is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. We will stop at Artemission Temple where used to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.