National Geographic has identified ISTANBUL as One of the "Top Ten Cities in the World"!
"Veni... Vidi...Vici..." is what Julius Caesar said when he came to Asia Minor in the first century: "I came, I saw, I conquered". You come to Turkey... You see Turkey... and you are overwhelmed by the splendor that you find in Turkey!
Present day Turkey, encompassing Asia Minor (or Anatolia) and part of Thrace, forms a special bridge between Asia and Europe, but is neither Asia nor Europe although it includes both! The Europeans have already found that Turkey is a favorite vacation choice; the Americans are also making that discovery now.
If You Are Drawn To Any One Of The Following Attractions, Turkey Is The Ideal Destination For You This Season:
• Natural beauties of the land and the coasts, hospitable and friendly people, a booming free-market economy, excellent shopping opportunities, exceptionally good food, important remnants of pre-historic, Jewish, Christian and Moslem heritage, a rich history, and artifacts of many civilizations from throughout the ages.
• Turkey offers many kingdoms of different peoples who had their capital cities there, such as the the Hittites in Hattusas, Phrygians in Gordium, Lydians in Sardes, Urartus in Van, Seljuks in Konya, East Romans (Byzantines) in Byzantium (Constantinople), Ottomans in Istanbul, and finally the Turkish Republic in Ankara.
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