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Turkish president to visit Russia next week

President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an will pay a one-day-visit to Russia on Aug. 27, his office said on Aug. 23.


YPG has begun withdrawing in N Syria, according to CENTCOM

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)- a label used by the YPG/PKK terrorist group- have begun withdrawing in northeast Syria and demolished their military fortifications, the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said on Aug. 23.


Turkish Cypriots in dialogue with international energy companies for hydrocarbon resources: Minister

Turkish Cypriot officials have had meetings with Italian Eni, which struck a license agreement with the Greek Cypriot side to extract natural resources in the Eastern Mediterranean and have made presentations to representatives of U.S. energy companies licensed by the Greek Cypriots, said Kudret Özersay, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs for the Turkish side.


18 years of ruling AKP marked in reception

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development AKP has taken a giant leap in establishing democracy and building the country?s economy, President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an said on Aug. 23.


Turkey should live in peace with neighbors: CHP leader

Turkey needs to be in peace with its neighbors, from Bulgaria to Syria, main opposition Republican People?s Party (CHP) leader Kemal K?l?çdaro?lu has said.


Over 340,000 Syrians returned home from Turkey: Çavu?o?lu

Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have gone home to parts of Syria cleared of terrorist groups by cross-border Turkish military operations, said the nation's foreign minister on Aug. 23.


Turkey, Lebanon eye enhanced economic, trade ties

Turkey?s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu held bilateral talks on Aug. 23 in Beirut with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri during an official visit to the country.


?zmir municipality to launch reforestation campaign for burned areas

Tunç Soyer, the mayor of the Aegean province of ?zmir, has announced that the city?s metropolitan municipality will start a reforestation campaign for burned forest areas in the province following devastating fires that broke out in two districts.


Traces of Zeus Temple found in ?Pompeii of Anatolia?

Called the ?Pompeii of Anatolia? thanks to its unique city plan and well-preserved structures, the ancient city of Priene is undergoing excavations. A new temple was recently unearthed in the city


Discovery takes Troy?s history back 600 years

A new discovery in Troy takes the history of the world-famous ancient city in northwestern Turkey back 600 years, according to Professor Rüstem Aslan, the head of the excavations in the field


Turkish director wins Heart of Sarajevo award

Turkey?s Emin Alper won the Heart of Sarajevo award on Aug. 22 for best director at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Kibyra ancient city comes to light

Burdur?s ancient city of Kibyra - home to the longest gladiator friezes in Turkey as well as huge monumental structures - is undergoing excavations this season


Operation Claw 3 launched in N Iraq: Defense ministry

Turkish security forces launched Friday Operation Claw 3 in Sinat-Haftanin region in northern Iraq, according to a statement from the Turkish National Defense Ministry on Aug. 24.


Turkish NGOs protest India's Kashmir move

Members of Turkish non-governmental organizations (NGOs) gathered in front of the Indian Embassy in Ankara late on Aug. 23 to express their solidarity with the people of India-administered Jammu and Kashmir.


Indian couples drawn to Turkey to tie the knot

Some 20 Indian weddings have been organized so far this year in Turkey, bringing Turkey an income of $50 million, an executive at an Indian wedding organization firm based in the province of Antalya has said.


Historical artifacts seized in Turkey?s east

Some 22 historical artifacts have been seized in the southeastern province of Siirt, including eight archaic teardrop bottles, the governor?s office of Sivas, an eastern province, said on Aug. 22.


Seventeen Turkish athletes get quota places in Olympics

A total of 17 Turkish athletes has earned olympic quota places so far for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. 


Ba?l?ksLine provides help for animals in wild

The Turkish Wildlife First Aid Line provides support people who find wild animals in Turkey and need help


3 terrorists 'neutralized' in Turkey's east

Turkish security forces "neutralized" three terrorists in a counter-terrorism operation in the country's east, the Interior Ministry said on Aug. 23.


Turkish swimmer cross Tsugaru Strait in Japan

A Turkish swimmer completed Japan's Tsugaru Strait route, one of the world's most challenging open water swimming tracks.


Renowned violin virtuoso to play in Istanbul in September

Award-winning American violinist Sarah Chang is set to take the stage in Istanbul next month to meet her fans in Turkey.


Istanbul Design Biennial unveils curatorIstanbul Design Biennial unveils curator

Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (KSV), the fifth Istanbul Design Biennial will take place from Sept. 26 to Nov. 8. The biennial will be curated by architect and curator Mariana Pestana. 


Istanbul Design Biennial unveils curatorIstanbul Design Biennial unveils curator

Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (KSV), the fifth Istanbul Design Biennial will take place from Sept. 26 to Nov. 8. The biennial will be curated by architect and curator Mariana Pestana. 


Renowned violin virtuoso to play in Istanbul in September

Award-winning American violinist Sarah Chang is set to take the stage in Istanbul next month to meet her fans in Turkey.


Turkey's TürkPatent receives over 72,000 trademark applications

The Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TürkPatent) received 72,085 trademark applications -- 62,398 of them domestic -- in the first seven months of this year, said its data report released on  Aug. 22. 


Nearly 7,200 new companies launched in July

Some 7,197 companies were established in Turkey in July, marking an annual and monthly rise, the county's top trade union revealed on Aug. 23.


Turkey remains world second biggest contractor

Turkey, which holds 4.6% of the global contractor market, continues to be the world's second-biggest contractor, according to a report by a U.S.-based magazine. 


Consumer confidence recovers in August

Consumer confidence in Turkey's economy improved on a monthly basis in August, according to the country's statistical institute on Aug. 22.


Turkey's external assets in June total $239.4B

Turkey's external assets totaled $239.4 billion at the end of this June, the country's Central Bank (CBRT) reported on Aug. 22.    


Tourists? shopping in Turkey up 70% in first 7 months

Tourists visiting Turkey made more shopping in the first seven months of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a shopping tax refund firm?s Turkey branch.


US and Russia blame each other for abandoning missile treaty

Russia and the United States blamed each other on Aug. 22 for abandoning a landmark arms control agreement on missiles, with Moscow warning of a new arms race and the Trump administration demanding details of a recent mysterious explosion that killed five Russian nuclear engineers.


South Korea to scrap military intel-sharing pact with Japan

South Korea said on Aug. 22 it will terminate its military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, sparking protest from both Tokyo and Washington amid an intensifying trade and diplomatic dispute between the Asian neighbours.


Global worry over Amazon fires escalates

Amid global concern about raging fires in the Amazon, Brazil's government complained on Aug. 22 that it is being targeted in smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation.


Assad regime backed by Russia sieges NW Syria

Syrian regime forces supported by Russian jets on Aug. 22 fully sieged the de-escalation zones in northwestern Syria by violating Astana and Idlib agreements, officials told Anadolu Agency.  


Sudan's top general sworn in as leader of new ruling body

Sudan's top general was sworn in on Aug. 22 as the leader of a joint military-civilian body created to rule Sudan during a three-year transition period toward democratic elections.


Pompeo speaks with Danish FM after Trump cancels visit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Denmark's foreign minister on Aug. 22 and praised U.S.-Danish security cooperation, a day after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a visit to the Nordic country because it rebuffed his idea of buying Greenland.


Turkey?s Salt Lake turns pink

One of Turkey?s must-see attraction spots, Salt Lake has recently turned pink thanks to a boom of algae species. (Photos: Alamy)


Blue voyage on turquoise coasts

When famous Turkish Poet Bedri Rahmi Eyübo?lu went on a blue cruise in the 1950s with his literary colleagues, he described it as ?a fairytale, untold, unwritten, unillustrated??


Blue voyage on turquoise coasts

When famous Turkish Poet Bedri Rahmi Eyübo?lu went on a blue cruise in the 1950s with his literary colleagues, he described it as ?a fairytale, untold, unwritten, unillustrated??


Women on duty: Turkey's coast guard officers

Coast guards feel the consequences of irregular migration flow deeply all the while experiencing the pride of saving a child and the sorrow of seeing corpses in their work life on a regular basis, women officers on active duty off the coast of Istanbul have said.


Top 10 best holiday destinations in Turkey

Being one of the top beach destinations in the world, Turkey offers plenty of golden beaches and calm, soothing and clear waters to domestic and foreign tourists. Click through to check out the top 10 attraction spots for a beach holiday in Turkey, ranked by The Telegraph.


Orhan Veli Kan?k becomes 2nd most read poet in world

A masterpiece by a prominent 20th-century Turkish poet became the second most widely-read poem in the world, according to a Berlin-based multi-lingual poetry platform.


Turkish women who made history

With the birth of the Turkish Republic, many rights have been granted to women, marking a milestone in the history of both the country and the world. The modern republic?s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and his sweeping reforms have aimed to create gender equality between women and men, as he was one of the first leaders in the world to grant women the right to elect and be elected. From the first woman pilot to the first female judges, many Turkish women made history, thriving to leave an enduring legacy for future generations. Click through to see the most influential Turkish women, as compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


Most bizarre Turkish superstitions that will surprise you

From seeing a black cat to breaking a mirror, Turkish culture embodies many superstitions that are quite unique. Click through for our list, prepared by ?nci Hazal Özcan, to find out the most bizarre Turkish superstitions - which will definitely surprise you... (Photos:Alamy)


Turkey's thermal paradise

Pamukkale, one of southwest Turkey's oldest tourist attractions, hosted some 70,000 local and foreign tourists over five days of celebration during the Muslim religious holiday of Eid al-Adha.


Most bizarre Turkish superstitions that will surprise you

From seeing a black cat to breaking a mirror, Turkish culture embodies many superstitions that are quite unique. Click through for our list, prepared by ?nci Hazal Özcan, to find out the most bizarre Turkish superstitions - which will definitely surprise you... (Photos:Alamy)


Ancient monkey skull reveals secrets of primate brain evolution

The remains of a prehistoric primate that lived high in the Andes 20 million years ago and was so small it could fit in your hand is helping scientists learn more about how human brains evolved.


James Bond movie gets a title - 'No Time to Die'

The new James Bond film finally has a title - "No Time to Die" - and an April 2020 release date, producers announced on Aug. 21


English town celebrates local hero Ed Sheeran    

Ed Sheeran?s journey to stardom began in the nearby town of Framlingham, where he played his first gig in front of around 30 people


?Thrones? showrunners ink massive Netflix deal

?Game of Thrones? showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to write, produce and direct new series and films for the streaming giant, the company has said.


5 hidden exotic paradises of Turkey

Crystal clear waters, golden beaches and abundant natural heritages, along with thousands of artifacts and ruins from ancient times, the Anatolian lands intrigue many guests from overseas. But for those looking for a calmer journey in Turkey, the country still holds many uncharted summer destinations waiting to be discovered. Click through for five hidden exotic paradises of Turkey you should visit, as compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


9 facts about Turkish coffee that may surprise you

Dating back to the 15th century, Turkish coffee is more than a cup of beverage for the Turks. It is a symbol of friendship, a tool for fortune telling and an excuse for chit chatting. A cup of coffee is remembered for forty years, an old Turkish apothegm says. Click though for 9 interesting facts about Turkish coffee that you probably don?t know, compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


Turkey, a scuba diving paradise

Deep, calm and soothing waters, numerous ancient underwater cities, centenary old shipwrecks and vivid aquatic life make Turkey one of the best vacation spots for adventurous scuba divers. The Anatolian lands and its surrounding turquoise-hued seas are paradises for prominent divers. Click through for four diving sites in Turkey that you definitely should not miss, compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


16 astonishing UNESCO sites you probably didn?t know were in Turkey

Turkey has been the host to many ancient civilizations and empires for ages. Its heritage can be seen in its preserved sites, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Some of them remain largely undiscovered, though. Click through for our list, prepared by ?nci Hazal Özcan, including the 16 UNESCO sites in Turkey that you should --but probably did not-- see. (Photos: Alamy)


11 prominent Turkish painters of 20th century

Don?t let the 150-year history of modern Turkish painting fool you; it is only the tip of the iceberg. Rooted in the 500-year history of traditional Ottoman miniaturization, the art of painting evolved in these lands when the society was released from Abdulhamid II?s tyrannical reign. Click through for 16 ingenious Turkish painters of the 20th century you should now about, as compiled by ?nci Hazal Özcan:


Top 10 archaeological discoveries in 2018

Nearly 350 archaeological excavations were carried out in 2018 in Turkey. The Culture and Tourism Ministry allocated 26 million Turkish Liras for the excavations. Nearly 50 rescue excavations are still continuing in the country. Click through for this year?s top 10 discoveries, ranked by Hürriyet's archaelogy reporter Ömer Erbil...


Top 10 new restaurants in Turkey for 2019

New restaurants have popped up in Turkey?s three largest cities ahead of the 2019 season. The Hürriyet jury, composed of professional gourmets, travelers and food enthusiast journalists, has selected the top 10 new restaurants. Click through for the full list...


Top 10 soup restaurants in Turkey

Turkish cuisine is one of the richest in the world when it comes to soups. Most Turks prefer to begin their lunches and dinners with soup, which is why you can find an incredible variety and depth in this culinary area. Click through for the top 10 soup restaurants across Turkey, selected by the Hürriyet jury of gourmets and food researchers...


Top 11 artifacts in Turkey?s museums that you should see but probably missed

From Asia to Europe, Turkey has been the host to many ancient civilizations for thousands of years. With its affluent sources of ancient ruins, Turkey is in the forefront when it comes to historical artifacts. Some of them are not as well-known by tourists as they deserve, like the history?s first love poem and a Viking graffiti in one of the greatest buildings ever built. Click through for the top 11 overlooked historical artifacts in Turkey...


Top 25 Turkish TV series, according to Forbes

Forbes magazine has announced the top 25 highest grossing Turkish TV series of the year. Click through for the full list...


Turkey's Maldives: Lake Salda

Salda Lake in the southern province of Burdur?s Ye?ilova district has been reputed as ?Turkey?s Maldives? in recent years for its white beach and clear water, becoming a favorite spot for tourists, amid the summer season.


Best Turkish movies ranked by Hürriyet jury

Since its beginning in 1914 with Fuat Uzk?nay?s proto-documentary titled ?The Demolition of Ayastefanos Monument,? Turkish cinema has produced dozens of masterpieces in several genres. Hürriyet Sunday?s jury composed of prominent directors, actors and cinema critics has picked the best movies of Turkish cinema. Click through for the top 50...


Top 10 soup restaurants in Turkey

Turkish cuisine is one of the richest in the world when it comes to soups. Most Turks prefer to begin their lunches and dinners with soup, which is why you can find an incredible variety and depth in this culinary area. Click through for the top 10 soup restaurants across Turkey, selected by the Hürriyet jury of gourmets and food researchers...


Top 25 Turkish TV series, according to Forbes

Forbes magazine has announced the top 25 highest grossing Turkish TV series of the year. Click through for the full list...


Top 5 weekend activities in Istanbul

Istanbul presents unique experiences for those who want to escape from the intense week day into the weekend in the world?s only intercontinental city. Click through for the top five suggestions from Hürriyet Travel:


Turkey?s intelligence agency opens digital museum of espionage

Turkey?s National Intelligence Organization (M?T) has opened an online museum dedicated to the history of espionage on its website. From Turkish intelligence reports on Lawrence of Arabia to curious gadgets for espionage, you can click through for the stories from M?T?s digital museum.


Spider-Man's Marvel future in peril as Sony deal breaks down

Sony confirmed that Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige will no longer produce Spider-Man films


Actor Javier Bardem urges UN delegates to protect oceans

Spanish actor and environmental activist Javier Bardem said Aug. 19 "we are all villains" for playing "deaf and blind" and not caring about the world's oceans, which are under more pressure than at any time in history.


French restaurant crowned world's best          

Mirazur on the French Riviera was crowned number one at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore


Caravaggio painting sold to mystery foreign buyer

A mystery foreign buyer has snapped up a painting by Italian master Caravaggio that was discovered five years ago in a French attic before it could be sold at auction, the auction house said on June 25.


Marvel re-releases 'Avengers' as box office record looms

Marvel announced plans June 25 to re-release "Avengers: Endgame" with bonus material in theaters, as the summer's biggest blockbuster drew agonizingly close to breaking the global box office record.


Japan's anime industry in crisis

Japanese anime industry is struggling to face up to a lack of animators, bad working conditions and perhaps a lack of creativity


Thousands have already booked their seats for popular Eastern Express

With the winter approaching, the demand for seats on the Eastern Express, a train service that links the capital Ankara with the eastern province of Kars, has surged again, as the number of tickets sold so far for the winter months reached 10,000. Click through for the story in photos...


World?s top 20 healthiest cities list has one Turkish town

Bursa in western Turkey has ranked five in the list of healthiest cities in the world by Numbeo, while three more Turkish cities have appeared in the top 100. Click through for the top 20 healthiest cities in photos...


Top 10 museums in Istanbul, ranked by our jury

Being the capital of three empires, Istanbul hosts 82 different museums. The Hürriyet jury, composed of eminent historians, travelers and journalists, has picked the top 10 museums in Istanbul. Click through for the full list...


Top 15 exciting places and activities in Turkey

For lovers of adrenaline sports and wildlife activities, Turkey presents a number of breathtaking options. Click through for the full list with a bonus in the end...


Top 10 street food venues in Turkey ranked by Hürriyet jury

Street food is one of the most delicious ways to get to know a country and its culture. Hürriyet?s Gastronomy Jury has ranked the best street food venues in Turkey. Click through for the best of the best...


World?s weirdest museums list includes one Turkish venue

CNN Travel has ranked the world?s weirdest museums. The Avanos Hair Museum in Central Anatolia is the only Turkish venue ranked by CNN. Click through for the full list...


Top 9 things to do in Istanbul?s Princes? Islands

The Princes? Islands in the Marmara Sea present a unique opportunity for a short escape from Istanbul. Our jury has picked nine awesome activities that you can do on the islands. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 10 hamams in Turkey ranked by Hürriyet jury

Hamam, or Turkish bath, is one of the defining features of Turkish culture. A culture passed down over history, the baths, besides being a place to get pampered, is a spot for socializing and entertainment. Hürriyet?s jury have chosen the best traditional Roman and Ottoman baths of Turkey. Click through for the full list...


Top 15 exciting places and activities in Turkey

For lovers of adrenaline sports and wildlife activities, Turkey presents a number of breathtaking options. Click through for the full list with a bonus in the end...


Top 10 museums in Istanbul, ranked by our jury

Being the capital of three empires, Istanbul hosts 82 different museums. The Hürriyet jury, composed of eminent historians, travelers and journalists, has picked the top 10 museums in Istanbul. Click through for the full list...


Statues on top of Mount Nemrut await visitors

Hotels in the southeastern province of Ad?yaman are enjoying a 100 percent occupancy rate thanks to a flock of domestic visitors wanting to spend their upcoming nine-day Eid al-Fitr holiday, along with the increasing number of foreign visitors wanting to see the beautiful Mount Nemrut.


World?s weirdest museums list includes one Turkish venue

CNN Travel has ranked the world?s weirdest museums. The Avanos Hair Museum in Central Anatolia is the only Turkish venue ranked by CNN. Click through for the full list...


World?s top 20 healthiest cities list has one Turkish town

Bursa in western Turkey has ranked five in the list of healthiest cities in the world by Numbeo, while three more Turkish cities have appeared in the top 100. Click through for the top 20 healthiest cities in photos...


Turkey?s most peaceful village: Ild?r?

Hürriyet Travel has selected Ild?r? in western Turkey as the country?s most peaceful village. Click through for the story in photos...


'Meow Park' opens doors to stray cats in Turkey's south

The ?Meow Park? on Turkey's Mediterranean coast has become a major draw for local stray cats, as it provides the felines with safe homes, along with ample food and space to play. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 10 hamams in Turkey ranked by Hürriyet jury

Hamam, or Turkish bath, is one of the defining features of Turkish culture. A culture passed down over history, the baths, besides being a place to get pampered, is a spot for socializing and entertainment. Hürriyet?s jury have chosen the best traditional Roman and Ottoman baths of Turkey. Click through for the full list...


Top 9 things to do in Istanbul?s Princes? Islands

The Princes? Islands in the Marmara Sea present a unique opportunity for a short escape from Istanbul. Our jury has picked nine awesome activities that you can do on the islands. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 10 waterfront restaurants in Turkey, selected by Hürriyet jury

Whether it is the gorgeous Bosphorus or the biblical River Euphrates, Turkey provides many options for those who would like to dine at a waterfront venue. Click through for the top 10 waterfront restaurants in Turkey selected by Hürriyet Travel?s jury of experts.


2,200 year old ancient city Aigai waiting to be discovered

Only one percent of the ancient city of Aigai in the Yunuslar district of the western Turkish province of Manisa has been unearthed so far in the excavations that started back in 2004. Click through for the story in photos...


Music and dance festivals in Turkey: A calendar for 2018-2019

Music and dance lovers can find something interesting for themselves this year, whether they like jazz or rock, latin or folk and whether they go to western or eastern Turkey... Click through for the 2018-2019 calendar for music and dance festivals in Turkey...


Mount Nemrut mesmerizes South Korean bloggers

A group of South Korean bloggers along with Korean tourism company executives have visited Turkey?s majestic Mt. Nemrut, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the southeastern Ad?yaman province.


22 unique experiences in Turkey, from petting stray cats to oil wrestling

If you come to Turkey, you should not leave without experiencing at least some of its uniqueness. See, hear, feel, eat, travel, have fun and love in Turkish style. Click through our list of unique experiences that you can only have in Turkey...


Mayor takes action against graffiti on walls of historical city for Christianity

The mayor of the western Turkish town of ?znik, which is a key venue in the history of Christianity, has launched a campaign against those who paint the historic city walls with graffiti despite repeated warnings. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 10 natural marvels in Turkey selected by Hürriyet?s jury

The Anatolian geography with its climate, unique location and biodiversity is home to several unique natural beauties. Lakes in the green valleys, mountain plains, unique rock formations, rivers, valleys and beaches? Hürriyet Travel has compiled the must-see natural marvels of Turkey. It is our hope to preserve these landscapes in the future. Click through for our top 10...


Top 20 museums in Turkey

As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world?s best museums. Click through for our top 20...


Turkey?s top 50 female CEOs

Turkish business magazines Capital and Ekonomist have selected the ?50 Powerful Female CEOs? of Turkey. Here is the full list announced at a ceremony in Istanbul on Sept. 5, 2018:


Turkish doctors become social media influencers

A recent trend on social media in Turkey is the increasing influence of a group of good-looking Turkish doctors. Click through for the photo story by Hürriyet reporter Kübra Genç...


Most popular Turkish pilot on social media changes job

Ebru Ünsal, who has been described as the most popular Turkish pilot on social media, has switched jobs. Click through for the story in photos...


Istanbul?s Kad?köy hailed among ?world?s coolest neighborhoods?

The district of Kad?köy on Istanbul?s Asian side has been hailed as one of the top 50 coolest neighborhoods in the world by Time Out magazine. Click through for the story in photos...


Priceless 'Croesus Treasures' exhibited in Turkey's U?ak

The Croesus (Karun) Treasures with 432 pieces of priceless artifacts including two-time stolen winged seahorse brochure are displayed in Turkey's western U?ak province. Click through for the story in photos...


Street lamp falls on unlucky passerby in Istanbul

A street lamp has fallen on the head of a passerby in Istanbul, injuring the man.


Best restaurants in Istanbul, ranked by Turkey's Pearly Gastronomy Guide

The Hürriyet newspaper's jury of experts has created the "Pearly Gastronomy Guide" to rank Turkey's best restaurants. Click through for the top 20 restaurants in Istanbul, according to the 2018 guide...


Top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey

Daily Hürriyet?s travel supplement, Seyahat, has listed the top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey. Click through for the story in photos...


Top 29 must-try Turkish street foods

Turkey is frequently described as a paradise when it comes to cuisine. Along with that, it also has hidden treasures in its streets as well. Click through for the top 29 Turkish street foods from "wet" hamburger to roasted chestnut, selected by the gastronomy jury of daily Hürriyet...


Top 20 museums in Turkey

As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world?s best museums. Click through for our top 20...


Top 20 museums in Turkey

As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world?s best museums. Click through for our top 20...


Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey

Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey


15 best hotels of Turkey in 2018, according to Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor?s annual list of best hotels has been published. Click through for the top 15 hotels in Turkey that won Travellers? Choice 2018 awards with the votes of the website?s users.


Top 9 places in Turkey for vacation in September

Those who have not been able to go on vacation over the summer or those who wish to extend their vacation can check Hürriyet Travel?s list for the best holiday destinations in Turkey in the month of September. Click through for the story in photos...


Turkey's traditional K?rkp?nar Oil Wrestling competition kicks off for 657th time

Turkey?s longest-running traditional sports event, K?rkp?nar Oil Wrestling competition, has started in the northwestern province of Edirne. The annual event, which is organized for the 657th time this year, attracts thousands of people. Click through for the story in photos...