Insight Guides: Turkey

Insight Guides: Turkey

by Insight Guides

Paperback(7th ed.)

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Overview

Insight Guide Turkey is a comprehensive full-colour guide to the culture, history and people of this varied and youthful country. Be inspired by our Best of Turkey section highlighting unmissable sights and experiences and lavish Photo Features on topics such as Turkish cafés, carpets and kilims and the great outdoors. A detailed Places section, with stunning travel photography and full-colour maps, shows you where to go and what to do, from from the bright lights of Istanbul to ancient monuments, amazing landscapes and characterful old towns - making sure you don't miss anything. A comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the travel advice you need to plan your trip, with our selective, independent reviews to guide you to the most authentic hotels and restaurants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780052137
Publisher: Apa Publications
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Series: Insight Guides Series
Edition description: 7th ed.
Pages: 456
Sales rank: 594,403
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.

Table of Contents

ABOUT THIS BOOK
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INTRODUCTION
The Best of Turkey
Welcome to Turkey
Geography

HISTORY
Decisive Dates
The Cradle of Civilisation
The Classical Years
Byzantium
An Empire Under Threat
The Ottomans
The Decline and Fall of the
Ottomans
The Republican Era

FEATURES
Modern Turks: A Quest for
Identity
Religion in Turkey
Fit for a Sultan’s Table
Anatolia’s Ancient Arts
Saz, Jazz and Sufi Chants
Heirlooms of the Future

PLACES
Introduction
İstanbul
The Old City
The New City
Thrace and Marmara
Thrace
Marmara
The Aegean Coast
The North Aegean Coast
İzmir, Manisa and Sardis
The Southern Aegean
Bodrum and Marmaris
The Mediterranean Coast
Lycia
Pamphylia
Cilicia
The Hatay
Central Anatolia
Ankara
Northwest Anatolia
Southwest Anatolia
East of Ankara
Cappadocia
The Black Sea Coast
The Black Sea
The East
The Near East
The Far East

TRAVEL TIPS
Transport
Accommodation
Activities
A–Z: Practical Information
Language
Further Reading

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