Turkey is extraordinarily rich in history. Anatolia is the birthplace of many civilizations, empires, historic figures and legends. One of the oldest known human inhabited areas is in Çatalhöyük, Konya dating back to 6500 BC. Ephesus (Temple of Artemis), City of Troy, Cappadocia and the cave church of St.Peter are among some of the countless important sites to visit whilst in Turkey.
It is in fact called the cradle of civilisations, harbouring in its bosom an incredible blend of cultures, history and archaeological sites. To truly capture the scale of this culturally rich country and to appreciate the essence of the abundant history you must visit Turkey. All within this one country you will be able to visit and be enraptured by these ancient sites; visit the legendary Troy of Homer's Iliad, the exotic Constantinople and the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, Ephesus. Travel to the alleged landing place of Noah's Ark and the supposed Garden of Eden where sculptures dating back to 10,000BC are being excavated. Visit the place where Mark Antony and Cleopatra met and later married, where Saint Clause lived, the Virgin Mary's House and visit the Seven Churches that are mentioned in the testament.