Turkey

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Anton holiday in Istanbul

There is a very unique country in the world because the country lieson two continents at once, Asia and Europe. Yes, Turkey. That is why Turkey has a blend of culture and history very interesting,namely the Eastern and Western influences. People often refer to this blend as "East Meet West", it turns out there are in Turkey.

Istanbul, Turkey's capital city has a long historical memories.Turkey's largest city Istanbul on the 3rd century AD is known asByzantium, and in the 4th century AD official as the Byzantineimperial capital. Initially this imperial capital city of Nicomedia, inAnatolia. In the 4th century AD Constantine I, emperor moved the capital to Byzantium, located on the Bosphorus strait, and since then the Byzantine better known as Constantinople. The city is very important in Europe-Asia trade route.



Sultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire in the 15th centurymanaged to seize Constantinople and marked the beginning ofTurkish-Islamic era. Since that time Istanbul became famous untilnow, and became the capital of Turkey.
 

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Rusdianti Salim and her husband in  Pamukkale
 Turkey has other charms than others because there is an underground city named Kaymakli, and is the largest undergroundcities in Cappadocia, Cotton Castle which is made ​​from theterraces of sulfur water flow.

If you love shopping, you can visit the Grand Bazaar, the largestand oldest market in the world. In this market there are 4000 people who sell typical Turkish unique souvenirs. The traders in this market are very friendly because they believe that people will be happy to serve with are happy, and happiness will becontagious to others.

You can also see the ruins of Hierapolis which is a city in the Roman era. Here you also see Cleopatra's Pool. Another unique place in Turkey is Pamukkale.

Located 14 km to the north of the provincial center of Denizli, Pamukkale lies on a hill dominating the Plain of Menderes at an elevation of 160 m. Pammukale which means cotton castle, is the result of limestone formations built over thousands of years. Warm calcium rich mineral water flowed over the cliffs and as it cooled it deposited the calcium into the formations that are seen today. Pammukale is now a world heritage site. 

If you love the historic city, Turkey is perfect for you.
 


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