eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Turkey, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756693187
  • ISBN-13: 9780756693183
  • DDC: 915.6104
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Turkey will lead you straight to the best attractions this fast-changing country has on offer. Packed with photographs and illustrations discover Turkey region by region; from the labyrinthine Grand Bazaar and Blue Mosque of Istanbul to the famous Roman remains at Ephesus. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs from the invigorating outdoor activities on offer in the Black Sea area to shopping for carpets, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, resorts, restaurants, shops, and nightlife in each region for all budgets. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sitesof all the major Turkish cities and towns. DK Eyewitness Turkey explores the rich layers of culture, history, architecture and art of this diverse country not forgetting the best scenic routes and the country's magnificent bazaars, mosques and ruins. With up-to-date information on getting around by train, tram, bus, car and foot and all the sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed town by town, DK Eyewitness Turkey indispensable. Don't miss a thing on your holiday with DK Eyewitness Turkey.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Turkey.
2: Discovering Turkey.
3: Putting Turkey on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Turkey.
5: Landscape and Geology.
6: Flora and Fauna of Turkey.
7: Hans and Kervansarays.
8: Customs and Traditions.
9: Islamic Art in Turkey.
10: Ottoman Architecture.
11: Exploring Mosques.
12: Turkey through the Year.
13: The Climate of Turkey.
14: The History of Turkey.
15: Introducing Istanbul.
16: Istanbul at a Glance.
17: Seraglio Point.
18: Sultanahmet.
19: The Bazaar Quarter.
20: Beyoğlu.
21: Further Afield.
22: Shopping in Istanbul.
23: Entertainment in Istanbul.
24: Street Finder.
25: Turkey Region by Region.
26: Turkey at a Glance.
27: Thrace and the Sea of Marmara.
28: Exploring Thrace and the Sea of Marmara.
29: The Aegean.
30: Exploring the Aegean.
31: Mediterranean Turkey.
32: Exploring the Western Mediterranean Coast.
33: Exploring the Eastern Mediterranean Coast.
34: Ankara and Western Anatolia.
35: Exploring Ankara and Western Anatolia.
36: The Black Sea.
37: Exploring the Black Sea.
38: Cappadocia and Central Anatolia.
39: Exploring Cappadocia and Central Anatolia.
40: Eastern Anatolia.
41: Exploring Eastern Anatolia.
42: Travellers’ Needs.
43: Where to Stay.
44: Choosing a Hotel.
45: Where to Eat.
46: The Flavours of Turkey.
47: Mezes.
48: What to Drink in Turkey.
49: Choosing a Restaurant.
50: Shopping in Turkey.
51: What to Buy in Turkey.
52: Turkish Carpets and Kilims.
53: Entertainment in Turkey.
54: Music and Dance.
55: Outdoor Activities and Specialist Holidays.
56: Spas and Hot Springs.
57: Survival Guide.
58: Practical Information.
59: Personal Security and Health.
60: Banking and Currency.
61: Communications and Media.
62: Travel Information.
63: Travelling by Bus and Dolmuş.
64: Travelling by Train and Ferry.
65: Travelling by Car and Bicycle.
66: Getting Around Istanbul.
General Index.
Phrase Book.