Turkey

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:03:00 Z
Turkey slams US military decision on Greek Cyprus
Turkey criticized the U.S. on July 8 for including Greek Cyprus in its International Military Education and Training Program.  

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:22:00 Z
Turkish court likely to announce Hagia Sophia decision on Friday: Official
A Turkish court is likely to announce on July 11 that the 1934 conversion of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a museum was unlawful, two Turkish officials said, paving the way for its restoration as a mosque.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:19:21 Z
UK, Turkey in agreement on political solution in Libya: Çavuşoğlu
Turkey and the U.K. are in agreement on a diplomatic solution in Libya, Turkey’s foreign minister said on July 8.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:43:00 Z
Three Turkish security force members die in second fireworks explosion
Three Turkish security force members were killed on July 9 when a truck exploded in the northwest of the country as it carried explosives collected from a fireworks factory that blew up last week, the Interior Ministry said.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:15:24 Z
Hospitalization duration from coronavirus drops: Health minister
The average hospitalization duration in Turkey from the coronavirus has dropped, said the country's health minister on July 8. 

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:38:00 Z
Coronavirus death toll reaches 5,260 as daily cases increase by 1,053
Turkey's confirmed cases of the coronavirus increased by 1,053 in the past 24 hours, and 19 more people have died, taking the death toll to 5,260, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on July 7.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:56:00 Z
Hair salons still bleed customers after reopening
Hair salons that reopened in mid-May following nearly a three-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic are still suffering as fewer customers are visiting their shops.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:05:00 Z
Bike prices soar in Istanbul amid demand boom
Once seen as an implement for exercise or a child’s gift for good grades, bicycles are now greatly in demand as a transportation conveyance due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to vendors.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:31:00 Z
Village sits atop ancient Hellenistic city
Forty residents of the Hisar village in the Aegean province of Denizli’s Sarayköy district live in what was once the ancient Hellenistic city of Attouda.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:02:00 Z
10 hidden beauties of Turkey for an isolated vacation
Turkey, with its abundance of natural and cultural heritages, is a place where tourists from all over the world can spend their holiday, whether it is an adventurous one or a calm one. While the Anatolian lands host millions of tourists every year in...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 04:02:00 Z
Mount Ararat was by a sea millions of years ago, say experts
Mount Ararat, Turkey’s highest mountain, used to be by a sea millions of years ago, according to experts.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:38:58 Z
Rodin Museum sells works amid virus losses
The Rodin Museum in Paris will sell limited editions of sculptor August Rodin's masterpieces to make up for the large drop in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:41:13 Z
'Palm Springs' arrives for the Groundhog Days of quarantine
Though most of the films that have debuted during the pandemic never got to screen for packed movie houses, "Palm Springs'' had the kind of premiere filmmakers dream of.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:22:37 Z
Sunken migrant boat found in eastern Turkey
A migrant boat that sank last month in a lake in eastern Turkey has been found, the local governorship said on July 8.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:26:06 Z
Turkish virus experts pay working visit to Azerbaijan
Four members of Turkey's Coronavirus Scientific Advisory Board visited Azerbaijan on July 8 to support the country's fight against the novel coronavirus. 

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:53:22 Z
Eating sunflower seeds banned on an Istanbul coast
Eating sunflower seeds have been banned on the coast of Istanbul’s Üsküdar district to prevent seed eaters from littering the shore with shells and leftovers, the district’s mayor has said.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:34:02 Z
Turkish Süper Lig to kick-off in September
The 2020-2021 Turkish Super Lig season will start on Sept. 11 and end on May 16.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:30:28 Z
Turkish organization gives Maryland 100,000 masks
The Turkish Exporters' Assembly has donated 100,000 medical face masks to the U.S. state of Maryland to help it fight the coronavirus pandemic.  

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:24:51 Z
Co-owner remanded after fireworks factory blast
A co-owner of a fireworks factory in northwestern Turkey where a deadly blast occurred last week was remanded in custody early on July 8 while the other was released on bail. 

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:34:13 Z
Win brings Başakşehir closer to first league title
Medipol Başakşehir beat Yukatel Denizlispor 2-0 on July 7 in a Week 31 match, bringing them closer to the 2020 Turkish Süper Lig title. 

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:21:00 Z
Turkish FM to pay working visit to UK
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will pay a working visit to the United Kingdom on July 8 amid rising regional tensions to discuss issues, mainly migration, the Libyan war and conflicting resource claims in the eastern Mediterranean.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:00:00 Z
Ara Güler İzmir exhibit reopens to visitors
İzmir’s Arkas Art Center reopened its exhibition of the works of Turkey’s celebrated late photographer Ara Güler. ‘Ara Güler, Hello İzmir!,’ which opened in February but closed during the coronavirus outbreak, presents over 700 artworks a...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 04:01:00 Z
Destination for isolated holiday: Dikili bays
The bays of İzmir’s Dikili district offer an alternative for those who want to have an isolated holiday amid the coronavirus outbreak

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:01:00 Z
İzmir’s young artist wins education in prestigious Vienna academy
A young university student from İzmir won the right to get education at the Vienna Academy of Arts, where gifted artists are accepted

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:29:00 Z
Ringo marks 80th at online gig with Beatles hits, celebrity tributes
Ringo Starr held an online 80th birthday bash on July 7 with a little help from his celebrity friends -- and a number of classic Beatles songs -- in aid of causes including Black Lives Matter.    

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:06:00 Z
Furniture exporters eyeing American markets: Association
Turkish furniture manufacturers are eyeing the American markets to ramp up exports, according to a sectoral association.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:47:45 Z
Turkish Cargo's world market share rises to 5%
Turkish Cargo, a division of Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines, has increased its market share to 5% during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:27:00 Z
Turkish Treasury sees $3.9B cash deficit in June
Turkey's Treasury and Finance Ministry announced on July 7 that the Treasury's cash balance saw a deficit of 26.76 billion Turkish liras ($3.9 billion) last month.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:59:00 Z
NY state penalizes Deutsche Bank $150M for Epstein dealings
Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $150 million to settle claims that it broke compliance rules in its dealings with the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, New York state announced on July 7.

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:07:01 Z
Turkish Central Bank lowers reserve requirement ratios
The Turkish Central Bank on July 6 cut reserve requirement ratios to provide more liquidity in domestic markets.

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:00 Z
Turkish protective clothing, mask exports hit $573 mln
Turkey's protective clothing and mask exports reached $573.4 million in the first half of this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Istanbul Apparel Exporters’ Association (IHKIB) on July 6. 

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:48:00 Z
Belgrade protest over virus curfew turns violent again
The Serbian capital was hit by clashes for a second night on July 8 as police skirmished with protesters outraged over the government’s handling of coronavirus pandemic.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:44:00 Z
US infections top three million as Trump pushes schools reopening
The United States topped three million confirmed coronavirus cases on July 8 as President Donald Trump pushed for schools to re-open amid a COVID-19 resurgence in many southern hotspots.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:31:36 Z
UNSC rejects Russian bid to halve Syria border aid
The U.N. Security Council voted down a Russian draft resolution on July 8 that sought to extend cross-border aid to Syria for six months through one border gate. 

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:18:00 Z
Brazil's skeptical president has virus, US starts WHO withdrawal
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has consistently downplayed the risks of coronavirus, announced on July 7 he has tested positive, as the United States -- the nation hardest hit by the pandemic -- formally launched its withdrawal from the Worl...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:21:00 Z
Japan battered by more heavy rain, floods, nearly 60 dead
Pounding rain that already caused deadly floods in southern Japan was moving northeast on July 8, battering large areas of Japan's main island, swelling more rivers, triggering mudslides and destroying houses and roads. At least 58 people have died i...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 06:27:00 Z
Western powers seek condemnation of Syria over sarin attacks
Western countries pushed members of the global chemical weapons watchdog on July 7 to formally condemn Syria after a probe explicitly blamed Damascus for nerve gas attacks for the first time.    

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 04:02:00 Z
Mount Ararat was by a sea millions of years ago, say experts
Mount Ararat, Turkey’s highest mountain, used to be by a sea millions of years ago, according to experts.

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:00 Z
Traces of history fascinate Patara visitors
The ancient city of Patara in Turkey’s Mediterranean coast fascinates its visitors with traces of history and stories of people who once lived there.

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 04:05:00 Z
Tulips bloom by thousands in colorful display in Karaman
Domestic and international tourists will not be able to witness the beauty of the tulip gardens, which hosts the splash of all colors and is visited by thousands of people every year in the Central Anatolian province of Karaman's Kazımkarabekir dist...

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 11:51:02 Z
Black flamingo in Adana once again
The southern province of Adana's Tuzla Wildlife Field welcomes again a rare black flamingo. (İHA Photo)

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 10:08:00 Z
Cappadocia under snow: A winter fairy tale
As winter tightens its grip in Turkey, Cappadocia's beautiful scenery under a blanket of new pristine snow mesmerizes visitors. (IHA Photo)

Wed, 25 Dec 2019 04:15:00 Z
2020: The Year of Patara
The ancient city of Patara in Antalya’s Kaş District will be highlighted in the coming days as the Culture and Tourism Ministry declared 2020 as the Year of Patara. Works have been initiated for the promotional activities

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 12:55:00 Z
Hagia Sophia still top tourist attraction
Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia Museum remained Turkey’s most visited tourist attraction in 2019, according to data released by the Culture and Tourism Ministry. (Alamy Photo)

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 06:48:00 Z
Turkey's unique canyons enthrall visitors
Canyons around the Euphrates River in eastern Malatya province are becoming favorite destinations for nature lovers.  (Source: Anadolu Agency)

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 06:00:00 Z
A magical journey into the sea: Turkey’s underwater museum
Turkey’s first underwater museum takes scuba divers into a mystical journey with over 115 sculptures.

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 06:00:00 Z
Seven must-see ancient cities in Turkey
Turkey, with its abundant cultural heritage, was home to many ancient and archaic civilizations and empires. The patterns and remains of this rich history and culture are still evident in the ancient sites of Anatolian lands. Click through this photo...

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:05:00 Z
Most budget-friendly destinations for a fall getaway in Turkey
As the weather gets colder and Mother Nature gently spreads its autumn colors, destinations for fall getaways become more popular among the world’s tourists. Turkey, with its abundant natural heritage, offers budget-friendly and romantic destinatio...

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 21:05:00 Z
World's second deepest canyon attracts visitors
World's second deepest canyon located in Turkey's Black Sea province of Kastamonu attracts visitors. (Source: Anadolu Agency)

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 21:03:00 Z
9 must-see natural wonders in Anatolia
Anatolia is home to a rich array of natural attractions, including unique geography, climate, location and biodiversity, to explore. Here are nine natural wonders to add to your Turkey must-see bucket list

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:19:00 Z
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 İnci Hazal Özcan, to find out the most bizarre Turkish superstitions - which will definitely su...

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:03:00 Z
Istanbul’s emotion map revealed
The Mental Health Association, a Turkish-based non-governmental organization, has found the Maiden Tower in Istanbul is where the users of a smartphone application found the most romantic place in Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city.

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 11:42:39 Z
Sunset scenery in Lake Burdur
Facing threats of drawdown and desertification, Lake Burdur still enchants visitors with its mesmerizing sights during sunset. (Source: Demirören News Agency)

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 09:28:00 Z
Riveting time-lapse photos of the night sky from east Turkey
A photographer from Turkey shot riveting time-lapse photos of the night sky from eastern Bingöl and Elazığ provinces.

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 07:28:00 Z
Enchanting sunrise in Istanbul
Istanbul enchants visitors and residents with its mesmerizing sights during sunrise. (DHA Photo)

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:35:59 Z
Stockbreeders life in Turkey's Van
Stockbreeders are seen with their flock at a countryside following snowfall during winter season in Van, Turkey on Jan. 27. (Source: Anadolu Agency)

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:44:00 Z
Miniature jugs manufactured in Cappadocia
Adnan Çelebi, who has been a craftsman for 30 years in Avanos district of Cappadocia, has been making the world’s smallest jugs for 15 years.

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 14:12:00 Z
First supermoon of 2020 brightens up Edirne skies
A supermoon is seen over Turkey's northwestern Edirne province on Feb. 9, 2020. The astronomical event occurs when the moon is closest to Earth in its orbit, making it appear much larger and brighter than usual. (AA Photo)

Sat, 26 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Z
Turkey’s ‘natural aquarium’ attracts visitors
Lake Gökpınar, dubbed a “natural aquarium,” enchants visitors as fall colors merge with its crystal-clear turquoise-hued waters.

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 11:58:00 Z
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)

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:05:00 Z
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 crea...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:15:00 Z
Color fest in autumn in Kazdağları
Chestnut forests in the Kazdağları, surrounded by yellow and red tones and autumn outfits, attract photographers and outdoor sports enthusiasts.

Wed, 08 May 2019 14:38:00 Z
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 f...

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:19:00 Z
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 İnci Hazal Özcan, to find out the most bizarre Turkish superstitions - which will definitely su...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:55:00 Z
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 s...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:05:00 Z
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 crea...

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 14:33:52 Z
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...

Wed, 08 May 2019 14:38:00 Z
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 f...

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 14:30:04 Z
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:

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:05:00 Z
Butterfly garden in Central Anatolia draws 1.5 mln visitors in 5 years
The Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden is the only place in Turkey where one can observe every phase of metamorphosis, from small larvae to colorful butterflies.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:18:00 Z
Turkey’s intelligence agency opens digital museum of espionage
Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) 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...

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 08:56:00 Z
Beyoncé, Gaga offer hope at all-star event fighting COVID-19
Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Lizzo, Shawn Mendes and others sang classic songs brimmed with messages of hope and change during a TV special aimed at fighting the coronavirus, while Beyoncé and Alicia Keys spoke passionately about how the virus has disp...

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 04:01:00 Z
The life of Whitney Houston to be made into feature film
The Oscar-nominated screenwriter behind “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “The Two Popes” has been lined up to write and co-produce a new feature film on the life of Whitney Houston, U.S. media reported April 22.

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 08:39:16 Z
Handwritten 'Hey Jude' lyrics sell for $910,000
A sheet of paper bearing Paul McCartney's handwritten lyrics to "Hey Jude" sold for $910,000 in an online auction held on April 10 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' historic split.    

Sun, 26 Apr 2020 10:55:07 Z
Bye bye tutus, hello masks: French opera houses join COVID battle
Normally they make tutus and elaborate costumes for some of the greatest opera and ballet stars in the world.     

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 08:16:00 Z
Scientists enthralled by biggest star explosion ever observed
Scientists have observed the biggest supernova - stellar explosion - ever detected, the violent death of a huge star up to 100 times more massive than our sun in a faraway galaxy.

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 06:54:47 Z
'1917' wins best film at BAFTA
Gut-wrenching World War I epic “1917” was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards, winning seven prizes including best picture and best director.

Sat, 10 Aug 2019 06:00:00 Z
Aizanoi, the second Ephesus of Turkey
Aizanoi, located in the western province of Kütahya’s Çavdarhisar district and on the UNESCO Tentative List of World Heritage, is home to the best-protected temple in Anatolia: The Temple of Zeus. (Photos: Alamy)

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:39:00 Z
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. Cl...

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 Z
Top 10 sites for camping in Turkey
From the Black Sea region to the serene beauty of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, Turkey offers picturesque camping sites for those seeking a budget-friendly holiday in the wilderness. Click through for our list, prepared by İnci Hazal Özcan, inc...

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:49:00 Z
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...

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 09:03:00 Z
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, p...

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:46:00 Z
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...

Thu, 23 May 2019 07:41:00 Z
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 cou...

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:19:58 Z
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...

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:24:00 Z
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...

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:49:00 Z
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...

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:27:30 Z
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)

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 04:01:00 Z
Academics spending more than 30 years in ancient excavation area
As 2020 was declared the Year of Patara, interest increased in the ancient city, located between the resort districts of Kaş and Fethiye

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:56:00 Z
Ceremonial Hall, the most spectacular room of Dolmabahçe
Dolmabahçe Palace has been astonishing visitors with its stunning architecture and breathtaking designs but the most astounding room it houses is the Ceremonial Hall.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 04:00:00 Z
Ancient site older than Göbeklitepe unearthed
Discoveries at Boncuklu Tarla in the southeastern province of Mardin are around 1,000 years older than those in Göbeklitepe

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 12:17:00 Z
2,200 year-old mythological masks unearthed in Turkey's west
Masks, which were estimated to be 2,200 years old and were engraved on marble blocks of the mythology gods of that period, are seen after being unearthed at Ancient City of Stratonikeia, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Centre - Tentati...

Mon, 27 May 2019 08:55:00 Z
Statues on top of Mount Nemrut await visitors
Hotels in the southeastern province of Adıyaman 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 wanti...

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:17:00 Z
5 must-visit Turkish villages
Turkey is one of the most extraordinary countries to visit. Here, we list the 5 unmissable villages in the country.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:07:00 Z
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 tra...

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 13:26:00 Z
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 ...

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:15:44 Z
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...

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 12:23:02 Z
Top 5 best treks near Istanbul
Love the outdoors and exploring on foot? Here are some of the best hiking trails in near Istanbul!

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:25:00 Z
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 ...

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:42:00 Z
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...

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 10:11:00 Z
Mayor takes action against graffiti on walls of historical city for Christianity
The mayor of the western Turkish town of İznik, 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 phot...

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:14:00 Z
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 t...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
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...

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:23:00 Z
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:

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 10:20:00 Z
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...

Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:59:00 Z
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...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:23:00 Z
Istanbul’s Kadıköy hailed among ‘world’s coolest neighborhoods’
The district of Kadıköy 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...

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 08:32:00 Z
Priceless 'Croesus Treasures' exhibited in Turkey's Uşak
The Croesus (Karun) Treasures with 432 pieces of priceless artifacts including two-time stolen winged seahorse brochure are displayed in Turkey's western Uşak province. Click through for the story in photos...

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:06:00 Z
Street lamp falls on unlucky passerby in Istanbul
A street lamp has fallen on the head of a passerby in Istanbul, injuring the man.

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:02:00 Z
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...

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:48:00 Z
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...

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:46:00 Z
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 g...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
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...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
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...

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:54:05 Z
Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey
Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 09:43:00 Z
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.

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
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...

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 09:02:00 Z
Turkey's traditional Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling competition kicks off for 657th time
Turkey’s longest-running traditional sports event, Kırkpınar 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 thr...

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