Turkey: City Breaks
Bridging the East and West
With some of the most beautiful cities in the world, a city break in Turkey is a must. The popular cities where a city break in Turkey is worthwhile include Istanbul, Ankara, Bodrum, Cappodocia, and Kusdasi. Besides world famous buildings such as the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sofia, Istanbul boasts numerous museums and treasures. Modern buildings and snazzy supermarkets and malls stand nestled close to ancient palaces and museums. The ancient and modern covered markets manned by salesmen displaying a flair and charm that is their national gift. With an interesting nightlife, loads of eateries, shopping districts and places to visit, Istanbul is the city to be in for your city break in Turkey. The city of Bodrum is an interesting city to holiday in. A hit with tourists, this laidback city has a lot on offer in terms of ancient remains, museums, theatres and some excellent water sports. Ankara, the capital of Turkey, is located in the heart of Anatolia, and home to some of the country’s most interesting museums, archaeological remains like the Citadel, the Roman Theatre, temple of Augustus and the Roman Bath, beautiful parks and gardens and some exquisite décor shopping at Ankara’s Castle. Try the ‘Doner Kebabs’ of Ankara, a specialty of the city. Turkey scores 6 on 10 as a city break destination.