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The famous Trojan Wars took place in Western Turkey, around the site where the Trojan horse rests today.
The first church built by man (St. Peter's Church) is in Antioch (Antakya), Turkey.
The oldest known human settlement is in Catalhoyuk, Turkey (7th Millenium B.C.)
Ephesus and Halicarnasus - two of the most famous places of the ancient
world - are all in Turkey.
St. Nicholas, also known as Santa Clause, was born in Demre, on Turkey's
Noah's Arklanded on Mount Ararat (Agri Dagi) in Eastern Turkey.
The last meal on Noah's Ark, a pudding of sweet and sour
taste (asure), is still served throughout Turkey.
Istanbul is the only city in the world built on two
Tradition in Turkey says that a stranger at one's doorstep is considered "God's guest" for at least three days.
Turkey is noted for having one of the three most famous and distinctive traditional cuisines in the world
The First Ecumenical Council was held in Iznik, Turkey
Writing was first used by people in ancient Anatolia. The first clay tablets - in the ruins of Assyrian Karum (Merchant Colony - date back to 1950
The oldest tin mine was found in Goltepe, 60 miles south of Tarsus.
The first Neolithic paintings found on man-made walls are in Catalhoyuk, Turkey.
Anatolia is the birthplace of historic legends, such as Homer (the poet), King Midas, Heredotus (the father of history), and St. Paul the Apostle
Julius Caesar proclaimed his celebrated words,
"Veni, Vidi, Vici " I came, I saw, I conquered)" in Turkey when he defeated the Pontus, a formidable kingdom in the Black Sea region of Turkey.
Female goddesses dominated the Central Anatolian pantheon for thousands of years before these supernatural powers were transformed to male gods.
The Hittites sold Abraham the cave where he buried his wife Sarah, when the Israelites came to Palestine.
Virgin Mary's house where she spent her last days situated on the top of Bülbüldag (Ephesus) and it is considered as a holy place for all
Seven Churches of Revelation are all in Aegean Region in Turkey.
The Siren Rocks are in Foca which Homeros mentiones in history.
The richest flora is in Turkey and almost every year new
plant species are gained to the world literature.
The spa which cures almost all type of illness having the
best quality is in Balcova (Agamemnon) Izmir.
The color "Turquoise" which belongs to Turkish
resorts can only be seen in Aegean and Mediterranean coast in
The millienum stone at Sultanahmet Istanbul was the zero meridian point of the world once upon a time
Kasikci diamond is the greatest piece of the world and is displayed inTopkapi Palace.
Sultanahmet, (The Blue Mosque) is the only mosque in the world having six minarets.
Having 26.5 m width. and 50 m. height, Süleymaniye (the Blue Mosque) is one of the masterpieces of architecture in the world.
Three of the 10 remaining icons of the world and according to the belief of Orthodox, Jesus Christ's cross which he was crucified are in Hagia
Iznik tiles is one of the most valuable collections antique
The philosopher Aristotales lived in Assos for three years.
Lydia which is one of the greatest civilization lived in Anatolia has still got some remainings around Salihli (Sardis) and it's the first
civilization which coined money.
Dionysos Temple which is the symbol of antic era was built in Teos.
Virgin Mary's House is in Ephesus and it is visited by Pope the 6th Paul and Pope Jean Paul as well.
Some people have seen it others have not. It is On Mount Ararat, but because of conflict there it hinders people who have seen it to further document
it, and are not allowed to take photos anymore.
[edit on 9-2-2005 by realorritt]
[edit on 9-2-2005 by realorritt]