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Historical Places in Turkey

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Turkey's Historical Sites

The greatest wealth of Turkey is probably history and Turkey has countless historical places. Turkey is also the setting for many important historical events and legend. You can browse through the historical sites listed below to view some of these places in pictures. As a bridge between Europe and Asia, Turkey has so much to offer visitors, unique historical and archaeological sites.

Palaces in Turkey

Palaces in Turkey

Palaces in Turkey

When you visit to Turkey, don't forget to see the gorgeous imperial palaces from the Ottoman, Seljuk and Byzantine period.

Palaces in Turkey
Pavilions in Turkey

Pavilions in Turkey

Pavilions in Turkey

There are hundreds of pavilions from the Ottoman era in Istanbul. Magnificent pavilions awaken a sense of nostalgia in Turkey.

Pavilions in Turkey
Monuments in Turkey

Monuments in Turkey

Monumental Building

Monuments in Turkey

Turkey has lots of monuments, towers and statues to see from different time periods and religions. Here is the most attractive list of the monuments in Turkey.

Monuments in Turkey
Ancient Mosaics in Turkey

Ancient Mosaics in Turkey

Ancient Mosaics

It is possible to see the most beautiful examples of ancient Roman and Byzantine mosaics in Turkey, visit the world's two biggest mosaic museums, which are found in Turkey.

Ancient Mosaics in Turkey
Castles and Fortresses in Turkey

Castles and Fortresses in Turkey

Castle Fortress

Castles and Fortresses

Here is the list of famous Turkish castles and fortresses from Ottomans, Seljuks and Byzantines. Originally made of earth and wood, later castles were built of stone, so many still survive today.

Castles and Fortresses in Turkey

Turkey's Archaeological Sites

For visitors, Turkey offers an abundance of archaeological sites, famous ancient cities and amazing ancient theatres. Turkey is pleased to invite you to a free cultural tour. To a journey into history in Turkey.

Ancient Cities in Turkey

Ancient Cities in Turkey

Historical Structure

Ancient Cities

If you are interested in the history of the place where you spend your holiday in Turkey, we suggest you visit the ancient cities which are the open air museums of Turkey.

Ancient Cities in Turkey
Ancient Theatres in Turkey

Ancient Theatres in Turkey

Historical Structure

Ancient Theatres

Turkey has some of the best preserved and most amazing ancient theatres of Greek and Roman civilizations in the world. Here is the list of almost all the ancient theatres known today.

Ancient Theatres in Turkey

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