Turkey is a country that is mainly located on the Anatolian peninsula, and partly on the Balkan peninsula. The country has a population size of around 80.8 million residents. Most citizens in Turkey identify as Turkish (70 to 80 percent), with Kurds (15 to 20 per cent) being the minority in the country. The main language in this country is Turkish, followed by Kurmanji, Arabic and Zazaki.
Turkey is most well-known for having one of the three most distinctive traditional cuisines in the world. In addition, some might know the country for the Trojan Wars that took place in Western Turkey. Others might know this destination as the birthplace of St. Nicholas, also known as Santa Claus. Interesting facts about Turkey include that the Turks introduced coffee to Europe, Turks gave the Dutch their tulips, the first church ever built by man is in Antioch in Turkey, and writing was first used by people that lived in ancient Anatolia.
Great highlights in Turkey include Travertines in Pamukkale; which is a calcite cliff and one of Turkey’s most famous natural wonders, Alanya Kalesi in Alanya; which is a gorgeous medieval castle, Castle of St. Peter in Bodrum; which is a historical fortress with an underwater museum, Topkapı Palace Museum in Istanbul; which shares the history and culture of the Ottoman Empire, and the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul; known as the Blue Mosque, facing the Hagia Sophia.
Turkey is a country with an interesting history, a bright and affluent present and a promising future. The country allows for beautiful pictures, great tours and plenty of recreational activities. A trip to Turkey would definitely be a unique experience for you and your colleagues. Are you interested in an incentive trip, after reading about this destination? Go through the must-sees that are mentioned below, and request a quotation!