Turkey is a transcontinental country located in Southeastern Europe and Southwestern Asia bordering the Black Sea. Neighboring countries include Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, and Syria. Turkey has a strategic location controlling the Turkish Straits that link the Black and Aegean Seas. The geography of Turkey consists of narrow coastal plains in the west that become increasingly rugged as they progress eastward. The government system is a republican parliamentary democracy; the chief of state is the president, and the head of government is the prime minister. Turkey has a mixed economy in which there is a growing private sector combined with centralized economic planning and government regulation.
Travel to a big country on the edge of Europe and Asia where you can explore ancient civilization or explore one of the huge metropolis. Tourism in Turkey is well developed, which means great plane connections. Turkey has airports all over the country, the biggest one being Ataturk airport in Istanbul that connects you to the whole world.
And what can you see in this diverse country? Let’s look at the famous Turkish city Istanbul.
One of the biggest attractions is the sanctuary Hagias Sophia, which was first built as a church, then it became a mosque and is a museum at the moment. Because of its history, it is always crowded with tourists.
If you want to feel the spirit of the sultans, visit a dance show Mevlevi Seam, which is a true mystical and spiritual journey.
Exploring Istanbul doesn’t end here, you should also visit the Blue Mosque and Toporais Saraj and shop in the main bazaar.
If you wish to relax, you can also jump in a Turkish sauna.