Turkey is one of the most beautiful countries around the world. It’s the world’s sixth most visited country for the sake of amusement. A brilliant mash-up of Asian and European cultures make this country a feast to visit. Once ruled by the Ottoman Empire, turkey displays an excellent picture of the architectural tastes of those Rulers. It has natural beauty as well as man-made cultural and structural beauty. Bodrum, Antalya, Kars, Adiyaman, Trabzon, Denizli, Fethiye, and Izmir are the most visited and fascinating cities of Turkey. So, we are here with some of the things to be explored while visiting turkey for the first time.
The Blue Mosque:
The Blue Mosque was founded in the era of Ottoman Caliphates. Its foundation was laid in the Sultanate of Sultan Ahmad I. It was founded by the years of early 17th century. It is a landmark of the Muslim empire. It is still used as a mosque by the Muslims but also acts as a tourism place for the Non- Muslims. It displays a beautiful view of architecture. Everyone is allowed to visit this mosque but you have to follow the specific dress code and etiquette’s prescribed. If you want to enjoy the best possible scenes you have to get to the hippodromes.
It is currently a museum in Istanbul Turkey. But it wasn’t a museum in history. It has saved three major transformations. Anyways, it was built in the early sixth century as the Catholic Church. But when the Muslims conquered it they converted it into a mosque. It was used as a worship place of the Muslims by 480 years. Later on by the defeat of Turkey in World war, Mustafa Kamal Attaturk prescribed to convert it into a museum. Till today it serves as a museum and its a great tourism place. If you are visiting Turkey for the first time then you must pay a visit to this place.
Powder Skiing in Turkey:
Powder skiing is another source of tourist attraction in Turkey. A lot of people rush towards Turkey just for the sake of Powder skiing. Turkish mountains, in winter, while covered with ice seem to be powdered. Let’s make you known to some of the popular powder skiing resorts of Turkey. Elmadag and Erciyes ski resorts in Central Anatolia. Polandokin and sarikamis ski resorts in Eastern Anatolia. Ilgaz and Kartalkaya Ski resorts along the Black Sea. Uludag and Kartepe ski resorts in Marmara. And Bozdag ski resort in Aegean is some of the best ski resorts in Turkey.
Turkey is also really famous for its mouth-watering food streets. Turkish cuisine presents a delicious combination of tradition and taste. Palav, Sis kebab, kofte, Borek, Manti, Dolma, helva, Beklawa, and Tekmil Lahana are the eatable must be tried while visiting Turkey. Turkey is also famous for its Black Tea and soups.