The Rough Guide to Turkey

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This fully revised and thoroughly updated sixth edition of the Rough Guide to Turkey is your ultimate handbook to this fascinating country.A full colour section introduces Turkey''s highlights, from the markets of Istanbul to the rock churches of Cappadocia. There are informed accounts of the country''s wide-ranging sights and incisive reviews of the best places to eat, sleep and drink in every price range. Throughout the guide there is practical advice on everything from bazaar shopping to chartering a yacht. ...

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Overview

This fully revised and thoroughly updated sixth edition of the Rough Guide to Turkey is your ultimate handbook to this fascinating country.A full colour section introduces Turkey''s highlights, from the markets of Istanbul to the rock churches of Cappadocia. There are informed accounts of the country''s wide-ranging sights and incisive reviews of the best places to eat, sleep and drink in every price range. Throughout the guide there is practical advice on everything from bazaar shopping to chartering a yacht. The authors also provide expert background on Turkish history, literature, music and film and the guide comes complete with easy-to-read maps for every region.

The Rough Guide to Turkey is your ultimate handbook to this fascinating country.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848364844
  • Publisher: Rough Guides, Limited
  • Publication date: 7/5/2010
  • Series: Rough Guides Series
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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Table of Contents


Colour Section     1
Introduction     4
What to see     9
When to go     14
Things not to miss     16
Basics     25
Getting there     27
Red tape and visas     37
Health     38
Insurance     40
Information, maps and websites     41
Costs, money and banks     44
Getting around     46
Accommodation     57
Hamams (Turkish baths)     62
Food and drink     63
Communications     70
The media     73
Admission to museums, sites and mosques     77
Opening hours and public holidays     78
Festivals     79
Bazaars and shopping     81
Crime, personal safety and etiquette     87
Women in Turkey     92
Gay life     93
Sports and outdoor activities     93
Work     98
Directory     99
Guide     103
Istanbul and around     105
Around the Sea of Marmara     221
The North Aegean     277
The central and southern Aegean     323
The Turquoise Coast     439
The Mediterranean Coast and the Hatay     523
Central Anatolia     591
North Central Anatolia     671
The Black Sea coast     739
Northeastern Anatolia     789
The Euphrates and Tigris Basin     841
Lake Van and the southeast     891
Contexts     927
The historical framework     929
The Kurdish question     988
Music     997
Cinema     1023
Books     1031
Language     1045
Travel Store     1063
Small print & Index     1079
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