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Bursa retaining sweet chestnut taste, tradition

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.

Comment(s)11/15/2011

Works to finish for Ephesus

Works to finish for Ephesus

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.

Comment(s)10/21/2011

Seven natural wonders of the world set to be unveiled

Seven natural wonders of the world set to be unveiled

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.

Comment(s)11/11/2011

German man travels world by bicycle

German man travels world by bicycle

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.

Comment(s)10/21/2011

Spanish bank offers travel to Turkey

The Spanish savings bank Unnim, as part of a promotional campaign, is offering seven-day trips to Turkey for its customers.

Comment(s)11/8/2011

Historical house offers modern Ottoman setting

Historical house offers modern Ottoman setting

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

Comment(s)10/21/2011

Turkish projects seek to revitalize Ottoman architecture in Balkans

Turkish projects seek to revitalize Ottoman architecture in Balkans

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.

Comment(s)11/4/2011

China's richest village opens skyscraper hotel

China's richest village opens skyscraper hotel

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.

Comment(s)10/15/2011

Şanlıurfa’s bazaars have much to offer tourists

Şanlıurfa’s bazaars have much to offer tourists

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

Comment(s)10/31/2011

Göbeklitepe site unveils mystery

Göbeklitepe site unveils mystery

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.

Comment(s)10/15/2011

Turkey’s poster wins award

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.

Comment(s)11/4/2011

Turkey’s largest mosaic discovered on the Med

Turkey’s largest mosaic discovered on the Med

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

Comment(s)10/15/2011

Tarsus district’s old Donuktaş temple waits for regulations

Tarsus district’s old Donuktaş temple waits for regulations

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

Comment(s)10/31/2011

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