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Abroz Apart Hotel
Abroz Apart Hotel - dream vacation

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Yildiz Tatil Koyu
Yildiz Tatil Koyu - dream vacation

Cinarli Mahallesi Altin Voli Mevkii BalikesirMarmara

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There is more than one place called Marmara, all named after the sea of the same name:


  • Marmara Region — a region in northwest Turkey
  • Marmara Islands — an archipelago in the mid-west of the Sea of Marmara
  • Marmara Island — the largest of the Marmara Islands
  • Marmara Ereğlisi — a town on the mainland coast of the said sea

Fodor's Turkey (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor's Travel Guides

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Spanning two continents and centuries of history, Turkey is where East meets West and where the modern and traditional are constantly blurred, creating a dynamic and fascinating country that's unlike anywhere else in the world. With Fodor's Turkey, visitors can plan and navigate their visit, from the urban streets of Istanbul to the scenic Cappadocia countryside, and everywhere in-between.This travel guide includes:· Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path· Major sights such as Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Ephesus, Goreme Open-Air Museum, Olympos, Pamukkale, and Mt. Nemrut· Coverage of Istanbul; The Sea of Marmara and the North Aegean; The Central and Southern Aegean Coast; The Turquoise Coast; Cappadocia and Central Turkey; Excursions to the Far East and Black Sea Coast

Turkey's Thrace & Marmara - Troy, Gallipoli & Beyond

Samantha Lafferty

More fighters, both ancient and modern, have laid down their lives on these lands than in any other part of Turkey. At Troy, warriors battled for so long they must have forgotten it was in all in the name of a woman with a beautiful face. But it was Gallipoli that saw the most tragic battles. Here, the brave souls knew they were fighting for control of the Dardanelles, a strategic stretch of water between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara. But few would have predicted so many of them would die for their cause. The coastline of the peninsula has been left a wild and beautiful reminder of their deaths. The spirit and independence of modern Turkey rose from these burning trenches and yet, ironically, so many people in Thrace and Marmara cling to their Ottoman heritage. From architectural masterpieces such as Sinan’s Selimiye Mosque in Edirne to the ramshackle painted houses in Bursa; the revival of the potteries in Iznik and the sultan’s favorite, the spa. The Gallipoli Peninsula is one of the most stunning stretches of coastline in Turkey, a national park brimming with pine forests that cover the remains of the Allied and Turkish soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the First World War. About 500,000 soldiers are estimated to have died or been wounded here. Most of the bodies were not retrieved until the Armistice with Turkey in 1918 when the British re-entered the peninsula. The town of Iznik contains some of Turkey’s best Byzantine sights. On the edge of the lake stands the Roman Senate where the first Ecumenical Bursa Council was held in 325. Pass through the giant city walls to visit the Church of Aya Sofya (entrance fee), parts of which date from the fourth century. There is a partially preserved mosaic floor and frescoes on the dome of the basilica. Take time to seek out Lefke and Istanbul gates, remarkably well-preserved entrances to the city through imposing three-mile-long walls. The walls were built during the Hellenistic age and expanded by the Romans and Byzantines. They featured 114 towers and four gates, though the remaining two gates are in a ruined state. And then there is BursaBursa still manages to be engaging. Its list of historical attractions could easily overwhelm even the hardiest traveler. Plan to spend a day or two in the city to visit the main sites and still have time to indulge in the hot spring baths and taste the famous Tarhana soup and candied chestnuts. The Ulu Cami, or Grand Mosque, stands on Atatürk Caddesi in the center of town. Built at the end of the 14th century, this great hulk of a structure dominates everything around it. The mosque has 20 domes supported by a series of pillars that divide the space within the building. Beneath the central dome is a serene tiered ablutions pool. Behind the Ulu Camii is a tangle of streets that make up the Çarşi, or bazaar quarter, founded by Orhan Gazi in the 14th century. The vibrant stalls in the outdoor market take on a surreal glow in the early evening light. In the center of the district is the Koza Han (open 8:30am-7pm), or silk manufacturers’ bazaar, built at the end of the 15th century. Bursa was the center of Turkey’s silk trade and silk cocoons were brought here from China. Koza Han is still dominated by silk and brocade merchants selling pashminas, scarves and fabrics from their stalls around the courtyard. An interesting miniature octagonal pavilion stands on pillars above a fountain in the courtyard. Then there is Troy, site of the Trojan War. Troy is unusual in that it was continuously inhabited from the time it was built in 3000BC to its demise in 1350AD. It was constructed, destroyed and rebuilt on the same site nine times. These are only a few of the remarkable historical sites detailed in this guide, along with all the practical information you need, including where to stay, the restaurants, entertainment, how to get around, and much more.

Fodor's Turkey (Full-color Travel Guide)


Expanded Coverage: Istanbul‘s hot hotel and restaurant scene gets ample attention, with best bets for different price categories and experiences. A new section covers the Asian side of the city, too. Illustrated Features:  Magazine-style color features explore quintessential Turkey, including archaeological and historical sites such as Topkapi, Ephesus, and the churches of Cappadocia. Also highlighted are cultural experiences such as shopping for carpets and spices, sampling mezes and street food, and seeing the whirling dervishes.  Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Setting up a great trip is easy using Top Attractions, Top Experiences, and Great Itineraries. Convenient overviews show each region and its highlights, and chapter planning sections have savvy advice for making the most of your time and for getting around Istanbul and the rest of the country. Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Turkey offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.

Lonely Planet Turkey

James Bainbridge

“A richly historical land with some of the best cuisine you will ever taste, one of the world’s greatest cities and scenery from white-sand beaches to soaring mountains.” – James Bainbridge, Lonely Planet WriterOur PromiseYou can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage, and you can rely on us to tell it like we see it.Inside This Book…8 authors6 months of research112 maps139 kebapsInspirational photosClear, easy-to-use mapsPull-out city mapComprehensive planning toolsIn-depth backgroundEasy-to-read layout

Suvla: August Offensive (Battleground Gallipoli)

Stephen Chambers

The landing at Suvla Bay, part of the August Offensive, commenced on the night of 6 August 1915. It was intended to support a breakout from Anzac Beach. Despite early hopes from a largely unopposed landing, Suvla was a mismanaged affair that quickly became a stalemate. The newly formed IX Corps, commanded by Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Stopford, failed, not for lack of sacrifice by its New Army and Territorials, but because of a failure of generalship. Opportunities were thoughtlessly wasted due to lethargy. Suvla not only signaled the end of Stopford and many of his Brigadiers, but also saw the end of the Commander in Chief, Sir Ian Hamilton. It was the beginning of the end of the Gallipoli gamble and in its own right created a catalyst of disaster that would come to represent the failed campaign. This book adds to the Gallipoli story by recounting the Suvla Bay landing through a mix of official accounts intertwined with a rich collection of the participants’ letters, diaries, personal accounts, photographs and maps.

Ottoman's Istanbul: 112 Monuments Symbolising The Ottoman Capital Istanbul

Adair Mill, Barýs Altan Dogan Kuban

Istanbul is a city born from the sea. Starting a colony of Megaran Byzantium settled here 2,700 years the pagans, Christian, and Muslim societies who settled here not only built their cities according to the unique topography of the land, but also -to varying degrees- preserved the monuments of the civilizations that had preceded them. However, when people settled in the coastal areas, considering going as far as 8500 BC, the date of last finds. This urge to preserve has thus created a demonstrated continuity within the historical physiometry of the city. The urban order that had been Constantinople was continued in the Ottoman era. With the passing of hands, however, monumental mosques began to appear in the earlier Roman forums. A total of 112 of the best monumental buildings of Istanbul were selected for this book. The first selection was made based on the monuments remaining in the inner city, an area first delineated by Septimus Severus, and then expanded to include the districts added by Constantine and then, later, by Theodosius. This inner city area was also greatly expanded by the Ottomans as the districts after Beyazit were augmented to include the avenue stretching to Topkapi that acts as the borders of the lands dividing the Marmara Sea from the Golden Horn. In doing so, for the purposes of this book the iner city was thus classified by these former borders into four distinct districts. The districts of Galata, Eyu?p, and those lining the Bosphorus Strait, became the fifth sixth, and seventh districts to be covered in this work, while the city's Asian-side districts of Usku?dar, Haydarpasa, and Kadikoy became the eighth district. The monuments of Ottoman's Istanbul that the reader will discover in this book have been thus presented according to eight separate districts, and all have been listed in alphabetic order. (Tanitim Bulteninden)Sayfa Sayisi: 248Baski Yili: 2013Dili: IngilizceYayinevi: Yapi Endustri Merkezi Yayinlari

Turkey Around The Marmara covers the European and Asian sides of the Sea of Marmara / Guide by John Freely / Photographs by Anthony E.Baker

John Freely

Turkey Around The Marmara covers the European and Asian sides of the Sea of Marmara / Guide by John Freely / Photographs by Anthony E.Baker /// This is a great Christian product sourced from BIML - Bible In My Language, the leader in foreign language Bibles and outreach materials from Baltimore, Maryland in the USA. BIML stocks Bibles in more than 600 languages.

Bursa Touristic City Guide


Kentin sokaklarinda gezerken, tarihin sayfalarindan firlayip gelen kultur mirasini hayranlikla izler, Osmanli'yi iliklerinizde hissederken, varsilligi, yoksullugu maneviyatta bulan erenlerin, dervislerin turbelerinden akseden tasavvuf musikisi ile demlenir, ruhunuzu tazeler, Tanriya olan inancinizi bir kez daha teslim edersiniz. Koza Hanin kapisindaki 1492 tarihiyle, Bursalilarin yonlendirdigi dunya ticaretini, ipek ve baharat yollarini hatirlayarak, eseflenir, ama hemen arkasindan otomotiv ve tekstil merkezi Bursa ile gururlanirsiniz. Gezmekle bitiremez, ogrenmekle tuketemez, bir kez adim attiysaniz kolayina vazgecemezsiniz. Uludag'da kayak yaptiktan yarim saat sonra Mudanya'da deniz kiyisinda kahvenizi yudumlarken soyle dersiniz; Bursa anlatmakla, gezmekle bitmez, yasamak gerekir.

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