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Pamukkale - ephesus - Bergama - troy - Istanbul - Safranbolu - Amasya - urfa - Antep - Antakya - Kapadokya - Antalya

1st day

Transfer to the hotel in the vicinity of ANTALYA. Depending on the time of arrival: free time, dinner and overnight.

2nd day

Breakfast. Transfer through the majestic Taurus Mountains to PAMUKKALE. Time to enjoy the limestone terraces. Then visit HIERAPOLIS, a city of the second century BC, where it still retains a beautiful amphitheater. Free time for swimming in the Cleopatra pool. Transfer to Hotel in Pamukkale. Dinner and overnight.

3rd day

After breakfast transfer to EFEZUS - the world's best-preserved ancient city after Pompeii.Visiting the ruins of the city: Library of Celsus, the great theater, houses, odeon, latrines, and numerous temples. Transfer to the Meryemana - to the chapel, which was founded on the ruins of the house of Virgin Mary. Transfer to the ruins of the Temple of Artemis - one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the Basilica of St. John. Transfer to Hotel in İzmir. Dinner and overnight

4th day

After Breakfast, transfer to PERGAMON. On the Acropolis you can admire the ruins of three temples of Athena, Dionysus and Trajan, the beautiful ancient theater, and a remnant of the famous altar of Zeus. The city center has retained a unique complex of ancient temples: Asklepiejon - a sanctuary where all diseases treated with water from the holy source. Transfer to CANAKKALE - lying on the shores of the Marmara Sea, "at the gates" of Turkey in Europe. Dinner and overnight.

5th day

After breakfast transfer to TROY. Troy is ancient city made famous by Homer's account of the Trojan War. It is also called Ilion. Troia was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1998. Transfer to GALLIPOLI, which is known primarily as a place of landing and subsequent battle armies of English, Australian, New Zealand and France during the First World War in the period 1915 to 1916. From Galippoli we head towards Istanbul. Dinner and overnight.

6th day

After breakfast explore the city. ISTANBUL is a city full of magic, the largest city in Turkey and one of the largest cities in the world. A city full of contrasts, and becouse of this so special. It is the only city in the world that lies on two continents: Asia and Europe. The historical part of Istanbul has been an UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985. Sightseeing:
Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Camii), built 1609-1616. The largest and most lavish mosque of the city.
Topkapi Palace - the most important historical building. The administrative center of the empire for 400 years
Haghia Sophia - the time transformed into mosque, and from 1935 to themuseum. The fourth-largest church of the world.
Underground water tanks - one of the largest in Istanbul
Hippodrome with the Obelisk of Theodosius I, Obelisk of Constantine VII and Serpent Column.
Cruise on the Bosphorus (extra paid) is one of the best things you can do in the afternoon in
Istanbul. From the deck of the ship is best seen as a huge metropolis. One big, powerful and endless city that looks best in the rays of the sun. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.

7th day

After breakfast transfer to SAFRANBOLU - the city of saffron. Safranbolu is a unique, old town an UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998. These cities is very little. Towns that look as if time has stopped them for years. In the case of Turkey Safranbolu, 200 years ago. Houses (converted into museums) reflect current practice in Turkish families. Dinner and overnight in Safranbolu.

8th day

After breakfast transfer to HATTUSAS - "City of a thousand Gods." Hattusas is the capital ofthe Hittite Empire, inscribed on the UNESCO list in 1986. Sightseeing: city walls, gates with reliefs, citadels. Transfer to AMASYA - the capital of the kings of Pontus. In Amasya born historian Strabo. Sightseeing: Acropolis, the rock royal tombs, the ruins of a castle on the hill.Transfer to Amasya. Dinner and overnight.

9th day

After breakfast Transfer to Divrigi. Visit the GRAND MOSQUE AND HOSPITAL DIVRIGI. The main reason for inclusion on the UNESCO list of the complex were ornamental gate, relief decorated with geometric motifs and inscriptions in Arabic. While the mosque itself is very simple in construction, with 16 columns and fragments of frescoes inside. Transfer to Malatya. Dinner and overnight.

10th day

After breakfast transfer to NEMRUT DAGI, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The prestige of the place appointed the team's best preserved temple built around 62 BC, the complex consists of a tumulus of 50 feet and three terraces that are adjacent to the tumulus on the east, north and west. Each terrace is decorated with a group of five monumental (8 meters high) statues of Antiochus himself and his "brothers and sisters" - the pantheon of gods Persian-Greek. Watching the sun set among the giant fallen heads of two thousand year-old statues Is simply an unforgettable experience. Transfer to Gaziantep. Dinner and overnight

11th day

After breakfast drive to ANTIOCH. There was a second (in Jerusalem) Christian center. The church in the cave is probably the oldest Christian temple, and taught there St. Peter. It was here that he first used the word "Christian." Its worth to see the church of the Crusaders, the catacombs and remains of the citadel built by the Byzantines, the Roman monuments of the period (aqueduct, bridge, city walls). Rich and interesting collections of a Museum of Archaeology - are the most valuable pieces of mosaic from the second and third century. Transfer to Adana. Dinner and overnight.

12th day

After breakfast transfer to CAPPADOCIA - the land of beautiful horses". Cappadocia to the Middle Ages was a strong center of Christianity and the birthplace of the idea of monastic life. The rocky landscape of fairytale wonders of nature combined with man-made - in the soft rock of ages local people carved monasteries, churches, homes, and even underground cities. There is no other place worldwide. On the way to Cappadocia, visit to undergraund city Kaymakli. Drive to vantage points to admire the panoramic view of Cappadocia. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

13th day

After Breakfast, All day Sightseeing: Goreme National Park with churches carved in the tuff - inscribed on the UNESCO list, the citadel of Uchisar, Fairy Valley: rose, imagination, a pigeon. Stop at the Pottery Center where it will be a craft show. Evening trip to a Turkish night (extra charge). Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

14th day

After breakfast, Transfer to Konya - visit to a museum / mausoleum of Mevlana - mystic, philosopher, founder of the Order of Whirling Dervishes.Transfer to Antalya. Dinner and Overnight.

15th day

After breakfast, depend on the flight transfer to Airport.

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