Turkey offers a huge wealth of rooted historical treasures for all to experience. You can find traces of this wealth both in Turkey’s cultural and daily life. To the watchful eye it’s easy to see the traces of these ancient civilizations and different historical periods in the cuisine, music, handicrafts and literature of Turkey. An easier way to see these traces is to visit historical venues and to listen and read the stories that existed for thousands of years. You can be sure that you will want to explore and learn more about this beautiful country the more you learn of its unique history.
Although the lands of Turkey have been home to a series of major civilizations throughout thousands of years, without doubt, the last civilization, Ottoman Empire has left the largest legacy.
The Battle of Gallipoli
The Battle of Gallipoli, one of the important battles of the First World War, is also one of the significant turning points in the history of modern Turkey.
Vestiges Of Greek, Persian, Hittite, Phrygia And Lycia Civilizations
The historical sites that contributed to the rich heritage of the ancient ages are the vestiges of Greek, Persian, Hittite, Phrygia and Lycia civilizations.
Home To The Big Empires Of The Middle Ages
The country is also home to important historical events such as the downfall of the Roman Empire, wars with the Crusader armies, and wars between Arab and Turkish armies.
Modern Europe Started In Turkey!
In the end the Turkish Republic was founded and was an indicator of the emerging era of enlightenment and development.
Turkey’s Travel From The Old Civilizations To The Modern Republic
Turkey offers a huge wealth of rooted historical resources. You can find traces of this wealth both in Turkey’s cultural and daily life.