Discover Turkey and spiritual journeys
In Turkey, you can visit lots of unique religious sites which are mosques for Muslims, churches and monasteries for Christians, and synagogues for Jews. Come and experience the spiritual journey to Turkey.
Any visitor to Turkey will be struck by the plethora and variety of religious buildings. There are temples dedicated to ancient gods, churches of many denominations, synagogues, monasteries, and of course, mosques. As civilizations succeeded each other over a period of 11.500 years, they each bestowed their religious legacy, and following the monotheistic domination of Anatolia, Islam, Christianity and Judaism coexisted in harmony.
During your holiday in Turkey, you will find both on the mainland and on the Turkish islands, that religion and faith are everywhere.
Come and discover Turkey's main religious attractions and holy places.
Turkey has been a crossroads of three of the world's largest religions for centuries. Throughout its long history as a homeland to Islam, Christianity and Judaism, Turkey has embraced their diverse beliefs and preserved their holy sites.
Today, visitors seeking to experience Turkey through the eyes of their faith can visit the religious sites, while simultaneously feasting on the wonders of a country that embraces people of all beliefs.
Mosques, churches, monasteries, synagogues, sacred places and pilgrimages tell of the long and enduring devotion to Islam, Christianity and Judaism in Turkey.