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Places Visited in Turkey

This is a list of cities, towns, villages and historical sites visited in Turkey.

  • Amasya, (northern region), October 2009
  • Ankara, (Capital), (Central Anatolia), April-May 2014
  • Antakya, (Hatay), Eastern Mediterranean Region, September 2009
  • Bergama, (Pergamum), (Aeolis  Region), September 2009
  • Çanakkale, (on the southern (Asian) coast of the Dardanelles or Hellespont at their narrowest point), (The “wooden horse” from the 2004 movie Troy is exhibited on the seafront), September 2009
  • Çeşme, (Central Aegean Region), (located at Turkey’s westernmost point), September 2014
  • Dalyan, (Mugla Province, Southwest Aegean region), (The Lycian rock tombs above Dalyan Çayı River), September 2009
  • Dalyan Mud Baths, (Dalyan, Mugla province, Southwest Aegean Region), September 2009
  • Didyma, (Ancient Greek sanctuary), (Ionia Region), September 2014
  • Ephesus, (Ancinet Greeko-Roman City) (South Aegean), September 2009, September 2014
  • Fethiye, (South Aegean Region), September 2009
  • Gallipoli peninsula, (located in Turkish Thrace ‘East Thrace’, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles straits to the east), (the Gallipoli Campaign, a notable failed offensive by British, Australian and New Zealand forces against Turkish soldiers in World War I, took place on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915), September 2009
  • Göreme, (Cappadocia), September-October 2009
  • Harran, (reputedly one of the oldest continuously inhabited spots on earth), (Southeast Region), September 2009
  • Istanbul, (Turkey’s largest city and a transcontinental city between Europe and Asia), August-September 2009, October 2009, October 2010, November 2010, April 2014
  • Izmir, (Turkey’s third largest city), (Central Aegean Region), September 2014
  • Kas, (Antalya Province, West Mediterranean Region), September 2009
  • Köyceğiz, (northern side of Lake Köyceğiz), September 2009
  • Kusadasi, (only port visited), (South Aegean Region), September 2014
  • Nemrut Dağı, (Mount Memrut with ruins of ancient statues at the summit), (Southeast Region), September 2009
  • Miletus, (Ancient Greek city), (Caria, South Aegean Region), September 2014
  • Olympos, (Antalya Province, Lycia Region), September 2009
  • Pamukkale, plus ancient Hierapolis
  • Priene, (Ancient Greek city), (Ionia Region), September 2014
  • Sanliurfa (Urfa), (Southeast Region), September 2009
  • Selcuk, (village very close to Ephesus), (South Aegean Region), September 2009, September 2014
  • Trabzon, plus Sümela Monastery, (Trabzon Province), October 2010
  • Troy, (ancient city), (North Aegean Region), September 2009