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Travel to Turkey

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Alfredo Vasquez

on 12 February 2013

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Turkey! Basic Facts Basic Facts (cont...) History (Cont...) History The Trip! Stay in the country Turkey is an Eurasian country located in the middle of Western Asia and Southeastern Europe. The capital of the country is Ankara, but its most important city is Istanbul Turkey it's a Parliamentary republic which means that the head of state is normally a different person from the head of government. Troy (1200 BCE) In 1453, the Ottomans completely conquered the Byzantine Empire by capturing Constantinople, becoming the Ottoman Empire (16th-18th century). This empire begin declining after fight in the WWI How to go/return For the accommodation, transportation and trips the best option is to buy a tour package. The company TSC Travel offers good options for good prices. One of this packages is the Istanbul Discovery Tour (415 USD 2 people), which includes a 5 days/4 nights tour, transportation from airport to hotel and to every place included on the package, guidance, accommodation in the Megara Palace Hotel,
breakfast and lunch. It has an estimated population of 75.6 million people.
Turkish currency is the Turkish Lira (1TL = 0.56 USD)
The official language of the country is Turkish Turkey is famous for various reasons like: Soccer is the most popular sport Istanbul F1 GP Istanbul City (Constantinople) Turkish coffee Kebap Turkish Delight By the year 1200 BCE the western coast of Turkey was heavily settled by Greeks. Cities like Miletus, Ephesus, Smyrna and Byzantium were founded In 324, the roman emperor Constantine I chose Byzantium (Istanbul) to be the new capital of the Roman Empire, renaming it New Rome. When the Roman Empire divided (in 395), Constantinople became the capital of the Byzantine Empire Constantinople became the largest and wealthiest city in Europe from the 6th through the 12th century. Turkey was officially proclaimed republic on 1923 This trip is planned to start on Friday 03/01 and finish on Friday 03/08, going to Istanbul, and visiting a lot of amazing places I've found the one of the most cheaper option to go to Turkey trough an travel agency (utravel), it costs 3,605.86 USD for two people in a interline flight with 2 stops (San Salvador - Washington - Munich - Istanbul )
Departure: Friday 03/01 13:01 Comalapa Airport
Arrival: Saturday 03/02 23:40 Ataturk Airport Places to visit Blue Mosque Istanbul Hippodrome Grand Bazaar Topkapi Palace Spice Market Bosphorus Beylerbeyi Palace Prince's Islands Local Food Kebap Van Breakfast Especial Holiday Month of Ramadan Ramadan month is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and the month in which Muslims believe the Quran was revealed.
They don't do pompous celebrations, because most of their celebrations are religious. The month is spent by Muslims fasting during the daylight hours from dawn to sunse Traditions Turkish baths (Hammam) Public steam bath, similar to sauna, but includes foam and a massage kahve Some Phrases Sminiz nedir? (What's your name?) Ismim ... (My name is) Ne kadar? (How much is?) Merhaba (Hello)
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