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Publisher Comments:

Turkeya center of world history as well as a modern, Western-looking republicis one of the fastest-growing tourist destinations, with U.S. tourism up 40% in 2005. Known as the cradle of civilization, where the evidence of almost 10,000 years of human existence can be seen and explored, this alluring country also attracts travelers looking for sophisticated relaxation.

This thoroughly revised edition focuses on the best that Turkey has to offer, from the happening new hotspots of Istanbul, to the phenomenal beaches and great outdoor activities of the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts, to fascinating historical sites and the countrys wondrously unique landscapefor all budgets.

• New design features including orientation and planner pages with maps and photos make planning a trip easier than ever

• Savvy advice from local writers helps travelers make the most of their time, and "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.

• Eight pages of brilliant photographs highlight Turkey's incredible natural beauty, ancient architecture, and modern vibrancy

• Also includes extensive, updated, and accessible coverage of Istanbul; the Sea of Marmara; the Turquoise, Mediterranean, and Aegean coasts; and Cappadoccia

Synopsis:

Known as the cradle of civilization, Turkey draws travelers from around the world with its rich history. Yet it also attracts those looking for contemporary outdoor activities and sophisticated dining and lodging. This new full-color edition of Fodors Turkey focuses on the best the country has to offer.

• An all-new “Experience Turkey” chapter provides an overview of the country, with special features on quintessential Turkish sights and experiences, recommended itineraries, and historical context

• All-new magazine-style illustrated features highlight everything from archaeological sites such as Ephesus to cultural experiences like shopping for carpets, seeing the whirling dervishes, and visiting a Turkish bath

• In-depth dining features include a Turkish food primer and cover street food, mezes, and local markets

• Savvy advice from local writers helps travelers make the most of their time, and Word of Mouth quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights

Table of Contents

About This Book............7

 

Chapter 1: Experience Turkey............9

What's Where............10

Turkey Today............12

Turkey Planner............14

Turkey Top Attractions............16

Top Turkey Experiences............18

Quintessential Turkey............20

If You Like............22

Islam............24

FAQs............26

Great Itineraries............28

 

Chapter 2: Istanbul............33

Welcome to Istanbul............34

Istanbul Planner............36

Getting Here & Around............38

Istanbul Street Food............40

Exploring............42

Where to Eat............93

Where to Stay............109

Nightlife and the Arts............123

Shopping............128

Side Trips............144

 

Chapter 3: The Sea of Marmara & the North Aegean............151

Welcome to The Sea of Marmara & the North Aegean............152

The Sea of Marmara & the North Aegean Planner............154

Getting Here & Around............156

Sea of Marmara............157

The Dardanelles............173

North Aegean............181

 

Chapter 4: The Central & Southern Aegean Coast............207

Welcome to The Central & Southern Aegean Coast............208

The Central & Southern Aegean Coast Planner............210

Getting Here & Around............212

Ýzmir and Çeþme............214

Selçuk, Ephesus and Þirince............230

Kuþadasý and Environs............245

Bodrum and the Bodrum Peninsula............259

 

Chapter 5: The Turquoise Riviera............269

Welcome to the Turquoise Riviera............270

The Turquoise Riviera Planner............272

Getting Here & Around............274

Seafood on the Turkish Coast............276

The Datça Peninsula and Marmaris............278

The Lycian Coast............288

Pamphylia............329

East of Alanya............348

 

Chapter 6: Central Anatolia............355

Welcome toCentral Anatolia............356

Central AnatoliaPlanner............358

Getting Here & Around............360

Cappadocia............361

Konya............390

Ankara and the Hittite Cities............403

 

Chapter 7: Excursions to the Far East & Black Sea Coast............419

Welcome to the Far East & the Black Sea Coast............420

Excursions to the Far East & the Black Sea Coast Planner............422

Trabzon and the Black Sea Coast............424

Kars, Mt. Ararat and Lake Van............434

Diyarbakýr, Mardin, Midyat and Hasankeyf............448

Gaziantep, Mt. Nemrut and Þanlýurfa............459

 

Understanding Turkey............479

Books & Movies............480

Turkish Vocabulary............482

 

Travel Smart Turkey............489

   

Index............516

 

About Our Writers............528

 

TURKEY IN FOCUS

Topkapi: Showplace Of The Sultans............54

Boom On The Bosphorus............78

Shopping In Istanbul: The Grand Bazaar & The Spice Market............130

Turkey Through The Ages............185

Ephesus: City Of The Gods............232

Meze: Mouthwatering Morsels............295

Rock Of Ages: Unearthing Holy Cappadocia............370

Turkey's Whirling Dervishes............394

Megalomania on Mount Nemrut............468

 

Maps

Istanbul............46–47

Sultanahmet............48–49

The Bosphorus............90

Where to Stay and Eat in Istanbul............94–95

Where to Stay and Eat in Sultanahmet............96

Sea of Marmara............158

Bursa............169

The Dardanelles & North Aegean............177

Izmir and Cesme............215

Kusadasi............246

Bodrum Peninsula............259

Datça Peninsula............279

The Lycian Coast: from Gocek and Fethiye to Phaselis............288

Pamphylia: from Termessos-Antalya-Alanya............330

Antalya ............332

Cappadocia............362

Konya............393

Ankara and Central Anatolia............407

Trabzon & the Black Sea Coast............426

Kars, Mt. Ararat & Lake Van............435

Diyarbakir, Mardin, Midyat & Hasankeyf............449

Gaziantep, Mt. Nimrod & Sanliurfa............460

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400008155
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Trefler, Caroline
Author:
Fodor's
Author:
Trefler, Caroline
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Subject:
Middle East - Turkey
Subject:
Turkey
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20090804
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x 0.85 in 1.35 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Known as the cradle of civilization, Turkey draws travelers from around the world with its rich history. Yet it also attracts those looking for contemporary outdoor activities and sophisticated dining and lodging. This new full-color edition of Fodors Turkey focuses on the best the country has to offer.

• An all-new “Experience Turkey” chapter provides an overview of the country, with special features on quintessential Turkish sights and experiences, recommended itineraries, and historical context

• All-new magazine-style illustrated features highlight everything from archaeological sites such as Ephesus to cultural experiences like shopping for carpets, seeing the whirling dervishes, and visiting a Turkish bath

• In-depth dining features include a Turkish food primer and cover street food, mezes, and local markets

• Savvy advice from local writers helps travelers make the most of their time, and Word of Mouth quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights

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