Kutahya is a small province in the midst of hill country in Turkey, clustering about the walls of an impressive hilltop fortress. It is the hometown of the world famous Yagcibedir Carpets, and Kutahya tiles which you can see everywhere in the country. But the best and the cheapest are in Kutahya, where you may visit the workshops of factory outlets and see these tiles produced with designs from the 16th and 17th centuries. They are especially famous for their cobalt blue on a milky white background.
Eskişehir is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. The city is located on the banks of the Porsuk River, at 792 m above sea level, where it overlooks the fertile Phrygian Valley. In the nearby hills one can find hot springs. Known as a university town, both Eskişehir Osmangazi University and Anadolu University (which has one of the largest student enrollments in the world) are based in Eskişehir. The province covers an area of 2,678 km2 (1,034 sq mi).
Province Afyon, Afyonkarahisar is known as the confluence of three major roads in Turkey, presenting itself as a gateway linking the lower regions of the Aegean and Anatolia. Afyon is bordered to the east of Konya, west of Usak, Kutahya the northwest and southwest of Denizli. Despite the name "Black Fortress of Opium", due poppy plantations in the area, Afyonkarahisar is a charming town, with a very rustic. The settlement had its beginning 5000 years ago and was employed at a time, the Hittite civilization, the Phrygians, Lydians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks and Turks.
Ankara Angora known until 1930 and in the classical Ancyra, the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Istanbul. It covers an area of 2516 km ² and has a population of 3,901,201 inhabitants (2007). At the same time the capital of the province with the same name.
Ankara is currently in the growing metropolis. Yenikent stretches of urban settlement, near Sincan more Bayindir Dam 50 km to the east, and north of Baglum, 35 km south to Gölbasi. Development of infrastructure and beauty of historical places that Ankara did come out gradually under the "shadow" of Istanbul, considered as a symbolic capital of Turkey.
Isparta is a city in western Turkey. It is known as the "City of Roses".
Isparta is largely modern architecture, but interesting old buildings are available for special sale of mosques.
Hatay Province is a province in southern Turkey, on the Mediterranean coast. The administrative capital is Antakya (Antioch), and the other major city in the province is the port city of İskenderun (Alexandretta).
Situated on the banks of Tigris (Dicle) river in South-Eastern Anatolia, Diyarbakir still carries a medieval air with its walls encircling the city.
Van is a city with a short name, a long history, and numerous interesting things to see, especially if you like history and natural beauty.
Malatya Province is a province of Turkey. It is part of a larger mountainous area. The capital of the province is Malatya. Malatya is famous for its apricots.
Milas is an ancient city and the seat of the district of the same name in Muğla Province in southwestern Turkey. The city commands a region with an active economy, and the region is very rich in history and its remains, the whole territory of Milas district containing a remarkable twenty-seven archaeological sites of note. The city was the first capital of ancient Caria and of the Anatolian beylik of Menteşe in medieval times. There was a Jewish community.
An historical city situated on the oxygen-rich skirts of Palandoken Mountain, Erzurum boasts a unique cultural legacy.
Having a growing population, Erzurum is one of the largest cities of the Eastern Anatolian Region. It has a humid continental climate, receiving heavy rain and snow during winter and lots of sunlight in summer.
Abant Lake is 33km away from Bolu, in the west of the Black Sea region, and exactly halfway between Ankara and Istanbul.
Uludağ: one of the highest mountains in the Marmara Region open to tourism all the year round and one of Turkey’s most beautiful epitomes of magnificent nature
Palandöken Ski Centre is in southern Erzurum and lies in the east-west direction the summit is 3185m. Erzurum has one of the coldest climates and is one of the highest altitude positioned provincies of Turkey covered with a blanket of snow for 4-5 months during winter.Under normal weather conditions in Palandöken Ski Centre the snow can reach upto 2-3 metres high.
Ilgaz is a town and district of the province of Cankiri in Central anatoleza region of Turkey. Ilgaz is also the name of a mountain range that lies between Kastamonu and Cankiri.
Konya is the city and was the dervish - Muslim monks - for 800 years. Located about three hours south of Ankara, Konya is a very old city, with roots in the times of the Hittites. Over the centuries XII and XIII Konya was the capital of Seljuk Turks and advanced rapidly to the rank of a cultural center.
Today Konya is the most religiously conservative city in Turkey, but also a place in which they stand contrary aspects. Given the approximately 50,000 students from Konya, there are acts of rebellion - but apart from a very high alcohol consumption, "rebellion" is to young skirts slit up to her knees and a little red lipstick.
Gaziantep Province is a province in south-central Turkey. An important trading center since ancient times, the province is also one of the major production areas of Turkey, and agriculture is dominated by the cultivation of pistachios.
Mardin is a city in southeastern Turkey. The capital of Mardin Province, it is known for the Artuqid architecture of its old city, and for its strategic location on a rocky hill near the Tigris River that rises steeply over the flat plains.
Sanliurfa - Sanliurfa or Urfa simple - a city in south-eastern Anatolia, 8 km east of the Euphrates River and 180 km west of Kiziltepe.
Kayseri is an important industrial and commercial center, qualified and pearl of Central Anatolia.
Throughout the history of Kayseri quality continued to be an important place of settlement. Hundreds of elevation of land called "Höyük" or "mound" was sent today because of important evidence belonging to the Anatolian civilizations. Kayseri oldest cities of the world (Mazak ancient Kaisareia) was founded in the classical era in the region called Cappadocia. This region lies south of the river Kızılırmak at Lake Tuz (Sarat) to the Euphrates River.
Safranbolu, an Anatolian city that brings history to life through its mosques, market, neighbourhoods, streets and original houses, was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1994. The city is in the Paflagonia region that was described by Homer in his epic poem, The Iliad and its known history dates back to 3000 BC.
Kars – a beautiful city with a heterogeneous culture, known as “the frontier city,” literally located at the border of modern Turkey.
Kahramanmaraş is a city in southern Turkey, provincial capital of the same name. In 2000 it had a population of 326 198 inhabitants.
Adıyaman Province (Turkish: ILI Adıyaman is a province) in the south central Turkey. It was created in 1954 from part of the province of Malatya. 2] It has an area of 7606.16 square kilometers and a population of 590,935 (2010 est.), From 513 131 in 1990. The capital is Adıyaman.
Province Ağrı is a province of Turkey with an area of 11,376 km ², located in eastern Turkey. The city and the province is located in the mountainous region dominated by Ararat.