Tag: castle

Eskişehir

Eskişehir gets its name from the words eski “old” and şehir “city”. Eskişehir is 233 km from Ankara and 340…

Hereke

Hereke is a town situated near Istanbul, in the Gulf of Izmit, in the Kocaeli province. It has a seafront…

Şile

Şile, is a city and district in the province of Istanbul. It is a popular tourist attraction in the summer…

Silivri

Silivri is a city close to Istanbul. It is popular as a weekend getaway location and many residents of Istanbul…

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Ankara – Day 1

We decided to visit Ankara in late December because our son was coming to Turkey to visit us. Having lived…

Kilitbahir Castle

Kilitbahir Castle (Turkish: Kilitbahir Kalesi) is a fortress on the west side of the Dardanelles, opposite the city of Çanakkale,…

Bozcaada ( Tenedos )

Getting to Bozcaada is pretty straight forward if you have your own transport. You just head for Geyikli and from…

Babakale

  Welcome to Babakale. To get here you need to take the 8km single road from Gulpinar which is the…