Turkey is at the northeast end of the Mediterranean Sea in southeast Europe and southwest Asia. To the north is the Black Sea and to the west is the Aegean Sea. As a transcontinental country, connecting Asia to Europe, Turkey neighbors Bulgaria to the northwest and Greece to the west; Turkey has something to offer to any traveler, from unique historical trails that would attract trekking enthusiasts to seven-star luxury resorts located in the clear crystal seas of Aegean and Mediterranean. From adventure tourism to ecotourism, winter sports to water sports, due to its geographical and climatic advantages, Turkey is a unique country that would charm its visitors at all times and seasons. Turkey is an exotic country, where there is a lot of things to see and discover. One of the leading Sri Lanka travel agents, Jetwing Holidays has excellent and comprehensive Tour packages to Turkey. It has a highly efficient service record of more than 30 years of experience, organizing tours to any part of the world, often credited with many service award and accreditations.
This intoxicating city offers a multitude of cultural, religious, and historic sights. The city is modern and clean. Plus, the people are extremely friendly and are more than happy to practice their English with you. IIstanbul has the distinction of being the European Capital of Culture. The Topkapi palace is one of the must see places in Turkey to see, the sprawling palace consists of several interlinking courtyards surrounded by opulent buildings, each with its own special purpose. Also make sure to check out the luxurious Harem, where the Sultan lived with his many wives and mistresses. Also, don’t miss the Imperial Treasury with its vast array of exquisite jewels, including the 86-carat Spoon Maker’s diamond and the infamous Topkapı Dagger. There are also various royal thrones, weapons, and plunder of the Ottoman Empire on exhibition. No visit to Istanbul would be complete without seeing the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia. Consecrated in 537 CE as an Eastern Orthodox Church, it was the largest building in the world for nearly a thousand years. Blue Mosque is known for the beautiful colored tiles lining its interior, Mosque of Sultan Ahmet I is one of the most spectacular buildings in Turkey.
Shehera Fioni is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Catalina Forbes. Her content is based on many thrilling escapades offered to travellers across the world. Google+