The Trojan Horse is a story from the Trojan War about the subterfuge that the Greeks used to enter the independent city of Troy and win the war.
Göbeklitepe is an archaeological site in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey approximately 12 km (7 mi) northeast of the city of Şanlıurfa.
The Theatre at Halicarnassus, also known as Bodrum Antique Theatre is a 4th-
1-Anatolia is steeped in history from ancient times and has hosted some of the most legendary names in human history, such as King Midas, Herodotus, Homer, and Saint Paul.
2-The fabled Trojan Wars of Homer’s Iliad, took place in the ancient city of Troy near Çanakkale, where you can see a replica of the wooden Trojan horse.
3-Witness a part of the rise of civilization at Göbekli Tepe, an arrangement of massive carved stones that predates Stonehenge by some 6,000 years, considered the world’s oldest temple.
4-Visit two of the most important and best preserved sites of the ancient world, Ephesus and Halicarnassus, an area of Turkey that is a fascinating open air museum of prehistoric, Greek and Roman remains.
5-The world’s oldest known writing was found in the ancient settlement of Gobeklitepe in southeast Anatolia, Turkey. Writing was used for the first time by the peoples living in Anatolia in the ancient period. Clay, stone, and metal tablets with inscriptions were found in Assyrian trade colonies and can be marveled at museums around Turkey.
6-You can see the first Neolithic drawings drawn by human in Çatalhöyük, extremely important to the beginning of art. This is an important site of the Neolithic era, as here you can witness the transition of man from hunting and gathering to increasing skill in planting and animal domestication, but also the development of art, as he transforms from nomad to settler.
The Church of Saint Peter near Antakya (Antioch), Turkey, is composed of a cave carved into the mountainside on Mount Starius.
Santa Claus Museum
Demre (Myra), 50 km southwest of Çıralı, is the town where Santa Claus first brought joy.
House of the Virgin Mary
The House of the Virgin Mary is a Catholic shrine located on Mt. Koressos (
7-The cave church of Saint Peter is regarded as the first church ever built by mankind, and is found in Antakya, the ancient Antioch.
8-Visit the Santa Claus Museum in Demre, a Mediterranean coastal town where Saint Nicolas, known as Father Christmas, served as a bishop, and performed his good work and charity.
9-The house where Virgin Mary spent her last days can be seen on the top of Bülbüldağ in Ephesus. This is a sacred place for all religions.
10- In 726, Emperor Leo the Isaurian banned the veneration of images, ordering his army to destroy all religious icons. Three of the ten icons that survived the Byzantine iconoclasm and considered sacred for the Eastern Orthodox faith are kept in the Hagia Sophia Museum, as well as the stunning Empress Zoe Mosaic, a must-see of the 11th century.