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8 Best Places To Visit In Turkey in 2023 for a Fun Turkey Trip

Turkey is a land of beauty. It is an amazing country that’s filled with stunning beaches, nightlife, mosques, museums, historical mountains and many more. It is a diverse country where you will be able to find many cultures beautifully mixed and could taste a lot of cuisines too. Here, you will also be able to try many exciting things right from hot air ballooning to cruises to water sports and so on. Amazing, right? For UAE residents and citizens, we also have pulled together all the visa information here. Now, check out this article of the best places to visit in Turkey which would make your trip more exciting.

8 Best Places to Visit in Turkey

Find below the top 8 places that can offer you many exciting things to do on your Turkey holiday. From enjoying hot air ballooning in Cappadocia to sightseeing in Istanbul, there is never going to be a reason that you won’t like this amazing country. So if you are someone who wants to visit Turkey from Dubai, then you have landed on the right page.

  1. Cappadocia
  2. Pamukkale
  3. Ankara
  4. Antalya
  5. Istanbul
  6. Ephesus
  7. Bodrum
  8. Ani

1. Cappadocia

Can there be an ideal Turkey package without including Cappadocia? No, right? It is one of the bustling cities and best places to visit in Turkey with surreal valleys and landscapes. One of the best things that you can do here is to go hot air ballooning as it is very famous here. The top attractions in Cappadocia are Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle, Ihlara Valley, Zelve Open Air Museum and many more.

But, where to stay in Cappadocia? You can stay in Sultan Cave Suites, Elite Cave Suites, Cappadocia Caves Hotel and so on.

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2. Pamukkale

Pamukkale is one of the beautiful cities where the thermal waters flow through the travertine terrace and, is home to some amazing cascading waterfalls. No wonder it attracts millions and millions of people every year. The top attractions in Pamukkale are Pamukkale Castle, Aphrodisias, Colossae, Hierapolis attractions and many more.

Where to stay in Pamukkale? You can stay in Bellamaritimo Hotel, Venus Hotel, Ozturk Hotel and so on.

3. Ankara

Why is Ankara one of the best places to visit in Turkey? Apart from just being the capital city of Turkey, it also is one of the worth-visiting cities and filled with many historical monuments and cultural places that could take you back to the ancient days. The top attractions in Ankara are Anitkabir, Ankara Castle, Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi and many more.

Where to stay in Ankara? You can stay in Aldino Residence, JW Marriott Hotel Ankara, Class Hotel, Let’stay Hotel and so on.

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4. Antalya

Planning to visit Antalya? Great. If not, you should add them to your must-visit list. This city in Turkey is filled with many attractions, luxurious resorts, stunning beaches and many more. So, while making it to this city, visit the top attractions in Antalya such as Antalya Museum, Hadrian’s Gate, Lara Beach, Karain Cave and many more.

Where to stay in Antalya? You can stay in Sealife Lounge – Adult only, Sibel Pension, Minyon Hotel and so on.

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5. Istanbul

Istanbul is one of the vibrant cities in Turkey with exciting things like its nightlife, day trips, sightseeing, shopping and delicious cuisines. This city, a historical city, is also known for the number of night clubs and restaurants it has which you could visit to have a chilled-out experience. One of the best places to visit in Turkey, the top attractions in Istanbul are Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and many more with your customized Istanbul tour package.

Where to stay in Istanbul? You can stay in Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Radisson Blu Bosphorus Hotel and so on.

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6. Ephesus

While looking for some cities with exciting nightlife or beaches and more, never miss visiting Ephesus which is a city of colossal monuments and one of the best places to visit in Turkey. Visiting this place and taking a sightseeing trip would feel like walking through an old town like centuries ago. The top attractions in and around Ephesus are Ephesus Museum, Temple of Artemis, Isa Bey Mosque and many more.

Where to stay in Ephesus? You can stay in Celsus Boutique Hotel, Akanthus Hotel Ephesus, Livia Hotel Ephesus and so on.

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7. Bodrum

Bodrum is a port city in Turkey. But what makes it one of the top places to visit in Turkey? It is an attractive place to visit with charming neighbourhoods, nightlife, historical sites, bays and so on. Also, this is a place where you can click some Instagram-worthy pictures and have a perfect beach getaway. So, get your cameras ready. The top attractions in Bodrum are Castle of St. Peter, Museum of Underwater Archaeology, Bazaar and many more.

Where to stay in Bodrum? You can stay in The Marmara Bodrum – Adult Only, Hillstone Bodrum Hotel & Spa, Paradise Bardakci and so on.

8. Side

Side is another beautiful port town in Turkey which is located like 60 minutes from Antalya. This beautiful village stands as home to many picturesque landscapes where just walking through the streets would make your day. Apart from that, you also have museums and waterfalls to have a relaxing experience. You can either stay here and enjoy or take a day trip from Antalya too. Nevertheless, it is one of the best places to visit in Turkey that is an absolute must. The top attractions in Side are East Beach, Side Museum, State Agora, Manavgat Waterfalls and many more.

Where to stay in Side? You can stay in Oz Hotels Side Premium, Otium Family Eco Club, Side Star Elegance and so on.

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Amazing, right? With such an exciting set of places to visit in Turkey, your holiday to this country would be one trip that you could never forget. So, to plan your Turkey holiday, visit the Pickyourtrail website and look for some Turkey tour packages. You can also customize the package as you prefer. In case of any queries, do feel free to reach out to us via Whatsapp.

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