Most Stunning Places to visit in Turkey for Tourism and Leisure

Are you in Turkey, or planning a short transit layover in Turkey and wondering where to visit in Turkey?

Turkey has many sophisticated places to visit that can make your stay worth it.

As one of the biggest aquarium complexes of the world, Antalya Aquarium offers inspiration, entertainment and education all at once.

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey is a friendly country located on a crossroad between Europe and Asia. It is quite interesting how this particular country has been gifted with a space and possessions in more than one continent. The East Thrace in Turkey is a part of Europe while the Anatolian peninsula is a part of Asia divided by the sea of Marmara.

Bosphorus Bridge

Bosphorus Bridge

Located in Istanbul, the Bosphorus bridge connects Asia and Europe together thus in the same city, you have the European side and the Asian side of Istanbul. Surrounding the bridge are nice and supplicated historic buildings and restaurants with nice cuisine.

Part of the Bosphorus, there are also boat cruise usually every summer, sometimes in spring season too. The boats can be as private as One person booking or more persons. It tours round the water, under the bridge and the surroundings for about 30 minutes or more.

Cappadocia balloon tour

Cappadocia balloon tour

There are more than 10 companies that make ballon tour in Cappadocia and they include Skyway Balloons, Atmosfer Balloons, Royal Balloon, Cappadocia Balloons, Anatolian Balloons, Voyager Balloons, Göreme Balloons, Göreme Balloons, Ürgüp Balloons, Cappadocia Balloon Turca, Sultan Balloons, Kaya Balloons.

Pamukkale

Pamukkale

Located in Denizli in the Aegean region, the Pamukkale (in Turkish) means “cotton castle” is famous for a carbonate mineral left by the flowing water.

The Pamukkale was formed by calcium deposits from the hot spring in the area. The site is beautiful and the water is breathtaking especially when you walk barefoot from the base to the top

Konyaalti Beach

Konyaalti Beach

The Konyaalti is located on the East of Antalya old town center. The beach has a lot of relaxation facilities but sun loungers and umbrellas have to be rented.

Fathiye

Fathiye

Located in Fathiye is a tourist attraction due to the mountainous view.

Antalya Aquarium

The Antalya Aquarium is the world’s biggest tunnel aquarium consisting of aquarium and “snow world” closed area. It has 64 Tanks with a water volume of 6800 cubic meters.

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Ene Olotu

Ene Gift Linus, a Nigerian Masters Degree student at the Department of of Political Science and International Relations at the Instanbul Aydin University, Turkey.

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