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Religious Sites in Turkey

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Turkey's Sacred Sites

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 and, of course, mosques. As civilizations succeeded each other over a period of 11,500 years, they each left their religious legacy and, after the monotheistic domination of Anatolia, Islam, Christianity and Judaism coexisted in harmony. Come and discover Turkey's main religious attractions and holy places.

Mevlana and Whirling Dervishes in Turkey

Mevlana and Whirling Dervishes

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Mevlana and Whirling Dervishes

The order of Mevlevi, better known in the west as the Whirling Dervishes, was founded by the 13th century Sufi mystic, Celaleddin Rumi, who was also known as Mevlana.

Mevlana and Whirling Dervishes
Christian Sacred Sites in Turkey

Christian Sacred Sites

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Christian Holy Sites

Turkey is the second holy land in terms of Christian sacred sites. You can visit some of the most stunning sacred places for Christianity.

Christian Sacred Sites
Muslim Sacred Sites in Turkey

Muslim Sacred Sites

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Islamic Holy Sites

Turkey has a rich cultural and religious heritage. When you visit Turkey you will find plenty of Islamic heritage sites and mosques to visit.

Muslim Sacred Sites
Jewish Sacred Sites in Turkey

Jewish Sacred Sites

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Jewish Holy Sites

As well as Turkey's synagogues, you can also visit the archaeological excavations of early Jewish settlements in Turkey.

Jewish Sacred Sites
Faith Tourism in Turkey

Faith Tourism in Turkey

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Religious travel to Turkey

You can visit lots of unique religious sites and faith centers in Turkey; which are Ottoman mosques for Muslims, churches for Christians and synagogues for Jewish. Come and discover the faith tourism in Turkey.

Faith Tourism in Turkey