Aegean

Seb-i Arus Ceremonies-2017

Every year on December 7-17, Konya takes on a completely different shape. Memorial ceremonies for Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi, who died 743 years ago, attract thousands of people from every part of the world to Konya. As it is every year, audiences will watch a Seb-i Arus ceremony with a very rich content this year. The spirituality in the depths of …

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Turkey’s Healing Hot Springs

Hot Springs are an excellent resort for kidney, rheumatism, muscle, bone, gall bladder, skin, diabetes and respiratory disorders. There are also specific illnesses that each spa give a cure. Some hot springs are especially preferred for those with kidney diseases, others for treating skin diseases. We are sharing with you the springs that are beneficial for particular diseases.   The …

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How to Make a Cheaper Ski Holiday in Turkey?

Make reservation before snowfall Early booking is important to make a reservation for skiing holidays. With the snowfall, people are having a vacation in their minds, so there is an increase in demand. Accordingly, this is reflected in prices. More affordable bookings are possible before snowing. Search online and buy online The search for the price of accommodation should be …

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Seasonal Holiday Destinations in Turkey

It is necessary to know the ideal time interval for the ideal holiday places so as not to say ‘I wish I had come earlier or later’ during your stay. The taste of some destinations really crystallizes when you go in the season. If you are planning a holiday, we suggest you take a look at the list we have …

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Tips to Find a Cheaper Holiday in Turkey

It is almost everyone’s dream to be able to make a holiday at reasonable prices. We have the best ways to do this for you. The fact that currencies such as dollars and euros are so valuable makes Turkey preferable in itself. But there are still things you need to consider for an affordable holiday in Turkey. EpicTurkey shares 8 …

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Museum Pass Card for Turkish Museums and 2017 Annual Fees

In this article, we intend to introduce you the museum pass for Turkish museums and their fees as of the year 2017. First of all, there are different kinds of museums in terms of administration. Public museums administered by the Ministry, the National Palaces and Museums of the Grand National Assembly, museums affiliated with municipalities and private ones.   What …

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Useful Turkish Phrases to Specialize Your Holiday

When you visit a new country, different lifestyles, cultures and, of course, language can become a bit tough. Sometimes it can be tempting to hang out in tourist areas and find people you can speak your mother tongue. However, if you have a dream vacation planned for Turkey, you will get the most out of your journey by learning how …

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Must-See Museums in Istanbul

The museums expose the spheres of objects that have cultural or historical values, and societies that lived in ancient times of history, in terms of science and art. At the same time, they aim to enlighten both the present and the future. Many civilizations live on the land of Turkey. Remains, monuments and documents of these civilizations are exhibited in the …

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Festivals in Istanbul

Nightlife is already active in Istanbul, but the festival atmosphere is different, more colorful. We’ve listed for you the festivals organized in this metropolitan city. Since event dates change from year to year, you can follow Istanbul Activities on our website if you want to get detailed information.   International Istanbul Puppet Festival The world’s most distinguished puppeteers come to Istanbul …

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New Findings About Santa Claus in Antalya

The recent discoveries at the St. Nicholas Monument Museum in Demre, visited by many locals and strangers, created excitement. Georadar and tomography research done on the ground of the museum revealed an intact temple. Cemil Karabayram, Provincial Director of Landscape and Monuments of Antalya, said that they had reached important findings about the bones of Saint Nicholas, known as Santa …

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Do You Know the Story of the Maiden’s Tower?

The Historical Maiden’s Tower is one of Istanbul’s unique beauties. This magnificent structure stands on an unimposing rock at the entrance of the Bosphorus. In addition to being an iconic landmark of Istanbul, Maiden’s Tower is the subject of various myths. The story of the tower has shown up in different forms. So, the tower has revealed different mysteries. The …

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How to Get a Visa for Turkey?

How do I apply for a visa to Turkey? Foreigners who will travel to Turkey need to take “Electronic-Visa” from www.evisa.gov.tr ​​or apply to Turkey foreign representatives in person. Due to delays in visa submissive processing, it may be useful to apply for visa at least one month before the planned travel date.   What are the visa requirements of …

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Hair Transplant Operations in Turkey

Especially in the last 10-15 years, hair plantation has become more suitable in certain countries. It does not mean that the quality declines. On the contrary, the hair transplantation operations carried out in these countries become more successful and effective. Turkey is one of these countries and one of the most important locations for hair transplantation. Turkey is Ideal for …

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39th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon

39th Istanbul Marathon will be held under the name sponsorship of Vodafone by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and Sports Istanbul. The theme of the organisation will be “We are running for the future of our children“. About 30 thousand athletes are expected to take part in the marathon where Vodafone will give its name for the 6th time this year. Marathon will …

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Popular Night Spots in Beyoglu

Babylon Serving in Asmalimescit for more than 10 years, Babylon is one of the best live music venues in Turkey with its architectural design, acoustic design and technical equipment. Since its opening, it has hosted many local and foreign musicians from diverse musical genres. The venue’s program includes concerts, as well as theater, dance, video art, workshops and documentaries. See directory …

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“Holiday in Turkey” Becomes More Popular

According to the information gathered from the website of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey , Germans regard Turkey as a “cheap holiday country” while the citizens of the UK identify Turkey with its “warm climate“. The Dutch who visit Turkey define it as a “luxurious, safe and tolerant country“, while those who do not visit are thinking …

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Greet the Sky on Mount Nemrut

The History of Mount Nemrut Nemrut Mountain at 2150 meters high, the heart of Commagene Civilization, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Located in the village of Karadut in Kahta county, 86 kilometers away from Adiyaman, the mountain is one of the most beautiful places where sunrise and sunset are watched. That’s why it attracts many local and …

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Top 5 Android Apps for a Comfortable Travel

Android apps make life easier either for a short break or for a world tour. Some Android travel apps are useful to find directions. While some save lives, others entertain you. For instance, you  may be able to make reservations in a few minutes. With the increase of Android smartphones, the number of Android applications is also increasing. Of course, …

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Thermal & Spa Resorts in Turkey

Turkey has a great importance as there are countless thermal water resources each of which is a remedy for curable diseases. The thermal waters in Turkey have superior qualities both in terms of flow rate and temperature as well as various physical and chemical properties. They flush at a temperature of 20 degrees and above at the exit point. In …

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Travel Turkey Izmir – 11th Tourism Fair and Congress

‘Travel Turkey Izmir’ Tourism Fair and Congress is one of the leading tourism shows for the tourism market in Turkey. 11th event will be held  between 7-10 December 2017 at ‘fuarizmir’ in Gaziemir. Travel Turkey İzmir Tourism Fair and Congress organized under the patronage of Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture & Tourism gathers attention by bringing together a significant number …

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“Holiday in Istanbul” on the Rise

Number of tourists coming to Istanbul increased by 37% in August. In August 2017, 1.247.384 foreign visitors came to Istanbul. In August 2016 this figure was 908.663. Thus, compared to August 2016, the number of tourists coming to Istanbul in August 2017 increased by 37%. When we look at the first eight months of 2017, the number of foreign visitors …

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Autumn Holiday in Turkey

You may have more pleasure than summer in these lukewarm days of autumn. Actually, it depends on the destination you prefer for autumn holiday. Turkey has wonderful destinations on this regard. We have searched for you places to relax your soul, especially with the climate, calmness and beauty of the autumn season.   Buyukada In Istanbul, but away from the …

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Blockbuster Films Shot in Istanbul

Istanbul is a magical city although it may seem like a trap that must be escaped because of the crowd. Thinking about the historical value of Istanbul is enough to get rid of this kind of misgivings. We wanted to follow the footsteps of Istanbul in cinema history. In a chronological order, we made a journey between films that featured …

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Ski Resorts for a Winter Holiday in Turkey

The winter facilities in Turkey compete with their counterparts in Europe by offering an unforgettable winter holiday. Beside of skiing and staying at a qualified hotel, the attractions of the resorts has increased so far. The main ski resorts that lie on Turkey’s most magnificent mountains are waiting for you to visit and enjoy winter.   Uludag Ski Resort Uludag …

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5 Free Activities in Istanbul

Traveling can be expensive. It can also be much more expensive to travel to Istanbul, one of the most expensive cities in the world. You may think that spending money is worth seeing Turkish culture closely and touring the Ottoman capital. Well, what would you say if we tell you that there are free activities in Istanbul? Here are 5 …

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Must-See Destinations in Turkey

1.   Get a chance to view the world famous Fairychimneys from the sky. Immortalize this moment with your photos while touring Cappadocia with massive balloons.   2.   Join the boat tour to watch the spectacular scenery of the Bosphorus, which seats Istanbul on two separate continents. Lead a life of pleasure on the Bosphorus.   3.   Take …

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Salcano Cappadocia Cycling Festival

Become one of the participants of the Salcano Cappadocia Cycling Festival which will take place in Cappadocia on the UNESCO World Heritage list with its extraordinary natural beauties and unparalleled history! The Salcano Cappadocia Stage Race is a 3-day Cross Country Mountain Biking Race registered as an S2 category in the UCI calendar. With a participation of 7 to 77 …

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Wonders of The Holiday Paradise Bodrum

There are countless alternatives for those who want to enjoy swimming in the deep blue waters of Bodrum. This magnificent tourist destination is gaining a livelier look in the summer months. Thanks to its unique beauty, Bodrum continues to be the attraction center of the Aegean and Turkey by hosting world famous names. Here are some of the impressive places …

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The Most Beautiful Scenes From Turkey

History dating back to centuries, rich cuisine, nature, sea and mountains… It is no surprise that Turkey is one of the most attractive countries in the world when such beauties coexist. Turkey’s architectural monuments, natural beauties and historical remains are remarkable for explorers. Besides, it also offers breathtaking scenery. From the Sumela Monastery, which amazes you in the midst of lush …

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Antalya Nightlife Attractions

In Antalya, sea, sand and sun triplet come to mind. Well not a lie, after all, in March and April holidaymakers are starting to swim. This is not the point of this article anyway. Of course this beautiful city has night life. There are pubs and taverns everywhere, but finding a quality club is a bit distressing at Antalya Nightlife …

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Adventure Holidays in Turkey

There are many options to pick for adventure holidays in Turkey. For instance, depending on the adventurous holiday choices, you can spend hours full of adrenaline by rafting in the Melen Creek, or discover the mystery of the trekking zone in Lake Bafa. Here are the eventful holiday options you can do in Turkey: Camping Sites in Turkey In a …

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Most Delicious Restaurants in Marmaris

With its colorful nightlife and deep blue bays, Marmaris is the best place to stay in holiday. Besides tons of swimming areas, there are significant historical monuments to be discovered. Blue coves such as Bozburun, Selimiye, Bordubet,Turunc as well as historical values, namely Hafza Sultan Caravanserai, Marmaris Castle, Tashan Arched Bridge are the routes that must absolutely be followed. We …

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Turkey’s Most Popular Historical Treasures

1. Historical Peninsula of Istanbul   Istanbul, which brings together two continents and is admired by the whole world, has been in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1985, with the file “Historic Areas of Istanbul“. The first spots that come to mind are Yerebatan Cistern, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and Obelisk. It is a great chance to be …

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Turkey’s World Cultural Heritage – Part 1

The cultural values hosted in Turkey are also reflected in the World Cultural Heritage list. The map of Turkey is like an open air museum. Antique cities that are waiting to be seen and discovered are amazed travelers.   Historic Areas of Istanbul The Historical Peninsula, which forms the center of the city, is important in terms of bringing the traces …

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Where Do You Get the Best Souvenirs from Istanbul?

Istanbul, one of the world’s largest and most energetic metropolises, welcomes millions of visitors every year. There is a characteristic of every district of this world city which is very familiar to us. That is why it is almost impossible to get to know Istanbul in a hundred percent and to feel the sensation of discovering everything. This mysterious city …

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Top 5 Holiday Destinations in Turkey for Sea Lovers

1. Antalya – Kas The most important reason why Kas is preferred as the first sea resort of Turkey is Kaputas Beach. This beach is characterized by the combination of white sand and turquoise blue waters. This beach, where you can enjoy the view even when swimming in the sea, will provide you with both physical and mental therapy. And …

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The Best Rafting Venues in Turkey

Due to the fact that Turkey has a young rock formation, the river has not reached its equilibrium profile. The flow rates are therefore very high. Turkey is well suited for this sport because the rafting is a sport done through the rivers in which the current is high and the flow rate is always high. Rafting is a dangerous …

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