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Coral-munching crown-of-thorns starfish can be safely killed by common household vinegar, scientists revealed April 27 in a discovery that offers hope for Australia’s struggling Great Barrier Reef
Today the Tatveren family in Bursa still produces sweet chestnuts, but they now prepare the chestnuts in a big factory. They still taste as if grampa made them.
Work is underway to add the ancient Ephesus to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The municipality hopes to conclude a three-part plan preparatory to receiving world heritage status by next year, the mayor says.
The Dead Sea, Vietnam's Halong Bay and Australia's Great Barrier Reef are among 28 contenders to be crowned among the world's new seven wonders of nature on Friday.
Maurice Hajduk, who set off from Germany on his bicycle to see different countries, has arrived in the eastern province of Bitlis’ Ahlat district after four months on the road.
The Spanish savings bank Unnim, as part of a promotional campaign, is offering seven-day trips to Turkey for its customers.
A 200-year-old mansion serves wealthy tourists who are interested in Ottoman culture. One-night accommodation in the Ağa room of the mansion costs 700 euros
The Ottomans bequeathed a rich architectural heritage in the Balkans and the Middle East. Now the organizers of Turkish projects are trying to restore them.
One of China's tallest buildings has opened for business in the nation's 'wealthiest village' of Huaxi, a symbol of the country's breakneck economic growth, officials and state press said Monday.
While most people choose to head to Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, the bazaars in Şanlıurfa have much more to offer both tourists and locals. These historical bazaars are still attractive thanks to their authenticity
The latest excavation in Göbeklitepe in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa reveals that inhabitants 12,000 years ago also had a belief system and a certain culture. The remains show there is much more to be discovered from those ancient people, according to scholars.
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has presented its 2011 Vettor Giusti Award in the European region category to a Turkish promotional poster of Pamukkale.
Drilling work at a construction site in Hatay has unearthed ancient works including an 850-square-meter mosaic. Said to be Turkey’s largest, the mosaic will be exhibited in a new hotel at the site along with other discoveries
The Tarsus district of Mersin houses Donuktaş ancient temple awaiting to be restored to it’s former glory. The 1800 years old temple can be a main tourist attraction in the district, according to local experts
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