Top 10 landmarks in Turkey you have to visit at some point in your lifetime

Turkey literally has it all: Crystal clear waters, amazing beaches, breathtaking history, great food, giant cosmopolitan cities etc. And now it has a currency slump which, to the advantage of the most foreign travelers, almost halves the prices in the country in usd and euro terms. For last-minute planners, and those who equally enjoy fall and winter escapes, here are top 10 landmarks in Turkey to visit during your bargain tour package. Seven  of them are in Istanbul, so even a few weekend escapes to the seven-hilled metropol will help you check many off the list. The list is coming from TripAdvisor comments and ratings.

1. Hagia Sophia Museum (Ayasofya), Istanbul

“Jaw-dropping building that takes you back to Constantinople. This is the history of three empires in one place.”

2. Blue Mosque, Istanbul

“Blue Mosque an Awesome experience for all”

3. Topkapi Palace, Istanbul

“Amazing sights and well presented and organised. A beautiful palace and well balanced with different sights and experiences.”

4. Basilica Cistern, Istanbul

“Mysterious and beautiful ”

5. Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk

“What is truly sensational is the level of detail and craftsmanship still visible on the all the artifacts. Impressive, humbling.”

6. Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul

“Beautiful mosque (an underrated visit as good as the blue mosque)”

7. Goreme National Park, Goreme

“If you can only visit one place in Cappadocia, this is it!”

8. Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul

“it is really big and you can spend hours just roaming around just in the outside places, the inside was even better.”

9. Galata Tower, Istanbul

“It worth to visit it cause you can have an amazing view from the top…”

10. Temple of Apollo, Side

“Great day out with lots of history”

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Captions: TripAdvisor

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