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Turkey to take necessary steps in Syria after meeting with Putin: Erdo?an

Turkey's counter-terror operation in northern Syria will restart if the YPG/PKK terror group does not withdraw within 35 hours, Turkish foreign minister has said.


Some 125 trucks of YPG members have withdrawn toward al- Hasakah: Security sources

The Turkish Armed Forces will target any remaining ?terrorists? if left in the area of the 120-kilometer-long, 20-mile deep safe zone area in northern Syria, security sources say


Turkish man gets life sentence for murder of ex-wife

A Turkish man was sentenced to life in prison on Oct. 21 for killing his ex-wife Emine Bulut by slitting her throat


Up to 200,000 euros involved per dog fight: Report

The amount of money involved per dog fighting organization goes up to as much as 200,000 euros ($223,000), according to a presentation made at the parliament?s Animal Rights Research Commission.


Young world cup winner duo eyeing olympic games

?brahim Çolak, who became the first Turkish gymnast to win a medal at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships with his gold medal in the men?s rings last week in Germany, is now eyeing the Olympics, as he says having the title of world champion will be an advantage in Tokyo 2020.


Istanbul home market sees $21 bln in sales in 2018

Some 234,055 houses were sold in Istanbul last year with a total transaction value of 120.6 billion Turkish Liras (around $20.7 billion), a report says


Multinational project launched to assess pollution in Black Sea

A team of 17 marine scientists from four countries, including Turkey, have joined forces in a new project aiming at evaluating the degree of pollution in the Black Sea. Scientists on board the research vessel ?Mare Nigrum? carried out sampling of water, sediments and marine organisms to assess the health of the sea, which marks the majority of Turkey?s northern border.


World?s top 20 beautiful cities list has one Turkish metropolis

Turkey?s metropolis Istanbul has been ranked 17th in the list of the most beautiful cities in the world by online travel agency Flight Network. Click through for the top 20 most beautiful cities in photos? (Photos: Alamy)


20th International Ölüdeniz Air Games Festival

Parachuters take part in the opening of 20th International Ölüdeniz Air Games Festival in Fethiye district of Mu?la, on Oct. 15. (Source: Anadolu Agency)


Tomb of Aratos found in southern Turkey

Archaeological excavations in the Soli Pompeiopolis ancient city have revealed the memorial tomb of mathematician and scientist Aratos


Turkey's Rafting Championship

Rafting teams compete in the second leg races of Turkey's Rafting Championship in the eastern province of Van, on Oct. 18. (Source: Anadolu Agency)


Turkish soldier killed in southeastern Turkey

A Turkish soldier was martyred in an anti-terror operation in the country's southeast on Oct. 21, security sources has said.


Over 4,400 irregular migrants held in Turkey last week 

At least 4,407 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources.


Turkish agency supports farming projects in Montenegro

Turkey's state-run aid agency provided 50 families in Montenegro with greenhouses to support vegetable cultivation, the agency said in a statement on Oct. 21.


Istanbul municipality challenges landmark tender

The Istanbul Municipality challenges the result of a concession tender that was held for idle warehouses at the city?s landmark Haydarpa?a and Sirkeci train stations.


A missing Turkish woman in LA has been found safe and well, family confirms

A missing Turkish woman in Los Angeles found safe and well, her brother in Istanbul confirms


Abolishing talent tests harm arts education: Experts

Arts education will be affected by the recent decision of the Higher Education Board (YÖK) to halt special talent tests for entrance to 14 university programs, experts say


Search ongoing for missing Turkish woman in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Police Department on the hunt for missing Turkish woman that was last seen on Oct. 14.


Qantas hails 'historic' moment after Dreamliner completes 19-hour non-stop flight

Qantas plane lands after record New York-to-Sydney flight carrying 50 passengers and crew, plus a ?comfortable? 70 minutes of fuel


World's oldest pearl found in Abu Dhabi     

An 8,000-year-old pearl that archaeologists say is the world's oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said Oct. 20 it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic times.


Egypt unveils trove of ancient coffins excavated in Luxor

Thirty ornately decorated coffins of men, women and children, were found only a meter underground in Luxor


Çebi becomes new chairman of Be?ikta? JK

Ahmet Nur Çebi elected the 34th chairman of Turkey's Be?ikta? sports club on Oct. 20.


Sculptor transforms Rome's dead trees into art

Andrea Gandini, a 22-year-old Roman sculptor, is making a growing name for himself by turning the Eternal City?s dead tree stumps into much-admired pieces of art. (Source: Reuters)


Economists expect fall in interest rates

Economists, surveyed by Anadolu Agency on Oct. 21, predicted that the Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) will further reduce interest rates.


Turkey should focus on e-export: Expert

Turkey should focus on increasing e-export, of which volume reached $1.5 trillion globally, according to a digital communications expert on Oct. 21.


Number of local millionaires rise by almost 30,000

The number of deposit holders with at least one million Turkish Liras (around $172,000) and more in their bank accounts increased by 29,928 compared to the end of 2018 to reach a total of 210,054 people as of end-August, reports say


Housing loan volume hits $33 billion

Turkey?s housing loans extended by local lenders increased from 178.7 billion Turkish Liras at the end of July to 189 billion liras in the second week of October, state-run Anadolu Agency reports


Turkey aims to surpass $20B trade volume with China

Turkey is working intensively to surpass its current trade volume with China -- $20 billion -- focusing on high value-added projects within a win-win framework, the head of the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) said on Oct. 18.


Lufthansa cabin crew union stages all-day strike at smaller airlines

German flight attendants' union UFO stages an all-day strike at smaller German divisions of airline group Lufthansa


Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say

Russian hackers piggy-back on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries


Hong Kong leader apologizes for mosque water cannon incident

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologizes after police hit a major mosque with water cannon


Lebanon set to cut ministers' pay as protests engulf country

Lebanon?s cabinet set to approve reforms including halving ministers? wages in a bid to ease an economic crisis and defuse protests


8 killed in Chile protests against metro price hikes

The death toll in Chile rise to eight amid demonstrations against a rise in metro fares that turned violent


Anti-separatists rally in Barcelona after pro-independence unrest

One of the most prominent figures against independence for Catalonia stages a counter-protest after a week of separatist unrest and called for an end to the violence


Christian party quits Lebanon gov't amid mass protests

A Maronite Christian party quits the Lebanese government amid mass protests against plans by the coalition cabinet for tax increases.


Zigana village on the historic Silk Road offers insatiable views

At the foot of Zigana Mountain, the colors in nature have created magnificent images.


Avni Lifij at Sabanc? Museum

A selection of approximately 1,000 pieces, including the artworks and archival materials of Avni Lifij, will come together for the first time at Sabanc? University Sak?p Sabanc? Museum


Color fest in autumn in Kazda?lar?

Chestnut forests in the Kazda?lar?, surrounded by yellow and red tones and autumn outfits, attract photographers and outdoor sports enthusiasts.


Stamp museum of Turkey

The PTT (Turkish Postal Service) Stamp Museum exhibits 8,375 stamps, which have been printed since 1863, as well as the philately products of 192 countries.


Enchanting sunset at Mount Nemrut

Visitors snap photos of massive stone heads that stare down on them from the summit of Mount Nemrut. (Source: The Associated Press)


Colors of autumn enlivens Central Anatolian waterfall

Göksü Waterfall, a wonder of nature located in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, attracts much attention from domestic and foreign tourists thanks to its unparalleled natural heritage.


Colors of autumn enlivens Central Anatolian waterfall

Göksü Waterfall, a wonder of nature located in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, attracts much attention from domestic and foreign tourists thanks to its unparalleled natural heritage.


Ancient civilizations of Anatolia

For thousands of years, Anatolian lands have been a perfect crossroads of ancient civilizations, embodying the cultural heritage of the world. The lands, also called Asia Minor by the Romans, have seen the rise and fall of many empires and civilizations. Today, in the 21st century, we can still find traces of these civilizations as many ruins and ancient cities shed light on the lands? history. Click through for a journey through the time of ancient civilizations, as compiled by Hazal Özcan: (Photos: Alamy)


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)


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:


7 extraordinary traditions in Turkey

Traditions reflect the characteristics of every culture. Every country has traditions unique to them, that may be found odd by foreigners. Turkey, being the ?bridge? between the East and the West, has traditions that are influenced by both cultures. Click through for seven traditions from Turkey that some may find peculiar.


Adrasan, the best spot to catch the sunrise in Turkey

With the sun rising over the sky, casting a reddish hue over the magnificent Mediterranean, the resort town of Adrasan in southern Antalya province is one of the best spots in Turkey to catch the sunrise.


Kuzalan Natural Park enchants visitors

Kuzalan Waterfall Natural Park located in Black Sea province of Giresun mesmerizes visitors with its natural heritage.


Most scenic national parks of Turkey

Breathtaking greenery, azure- and green-hued lakes combined with rocky cliffs and magnificent waterfalls, depict Turkey?s national parks as places described in fairy tales. Perfect for hiking and camping, the national parks of Turkey await visitors with their picturesque sights. Click through to see the most unrivaled natural beauties of the Anatolian lands, as compiled by Hazal Özcan:


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...


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:


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...


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.


Italy rejects bid to stop iconic Da Vinci loan to Louvre

An Italian court on Oct. 16 rejected a last-minute bid to halt the loan of Leonardo da Vinci's iconic ?Vitruvian Man? drawing and other works to France's Louvre museum, ending a bitter cultural row.


Nigerian painting fetches 1.1 million after Google search   

A painting by the Nigerian artist responsible for the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Oct. 16 for 1.1 million after the family who owned it googled the signature and realized its importance.


Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo joint winners of Booker Prize  

Judges tore up the rule book on Oct. 15, awarding the prestigious Booker Prize for Fiction jointly to Canadian author Margaret Atwood for "The Testaments" and Anglo-Nigerian author Bernardine Evaristo for "Girl, Woman, Other."


Grease to come back as TV show

A spinoff series inspired by the 1978 movie musical ?Grease? is in the making


Moulin Rouge keeps show for 130 years

This week marks 130 years since the famous French cabaret Moulin Rouge first opened its doors to audiences


Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo joint winners of Booker Prize  

Judges tore up the rule book on Oct. 15, awarding the prestigious Booker Prize for Fiction jointly to Canadian author Margaret Atwood for "The Testaments" and Anglo-Nigerian author Bernardine Evaristo for "Girl, Woman, Other."


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...