Lonely Planet Publications. Turkey is as perfect for bon vivants as it is for adventurers and scholars. Roam battlegrounds and the palaces of great empires, unwind in a hammam, float in a balloon over Cappodocia's fairy chimneys and explore the streets of atmospheric Istanbul. Dedicated Trekking chapter by local trekking specialist. Comprehensive culture, history and environment chapters by on-the-ground experts. Tips for daredevils. 123 maps and 24 colour pages.
Dorling Kindersley Publications. 408 pages. This extended and revised edition shows Turkey at its best, from the beautiful beaches and azure seas to the glittering mosques and churches, intriguing historic quarters and colourful bazaars. Extensive coverage is given to Istanbul with the help of cutaways of ancient buildings, pictorial maps and 3-D aerial views. This award-winning guide helps you to discover the treasures of this ancient civilisation, with in-depth coverage of many archaeological sites, including the classical ruined city of Ephesus and the cliff-side troglodyte village at Uchisar. Full-colour maps, city plans, thematic tours and walks enable you to explore the capital and the regions in depth and specially chosen restaurants and hotels ensure that you have a perfect holiday.
Frommer Publications. 448 pages. Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer's Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do. More annually updated guides than any other series 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design Turkey's Ministry of Culture and Tourism predicts that tourism in 2007 will grow 8% over the prior year. Turkey will have a projected 20 million foreign visitors in 2007. Frommer's Turkey, 5th Edition explores the highlights of a country that is an amazing and diverse treasure trove of architectural styles and ancient ruins. You'll learn how to navigate the chaotic bustle of Istanbul, buy a rug and get the best deal, find the best undiscovered ruins, and learn the ins and outs of getting a Turkish bath. Readers also get language and etiquette tips, exact prices and directions, logistical advice, detailed two-color maps, and much more.
7th Edition. Fodor Publications. 528 pages. Known as the cradle of civilization, Turkey draws travelers from around the world with its rich history. Yet it also attracts those looking for contemporary outdoor activities and sophisticated dining and lodging. This new full-color edition of Fodor's Turkey focuses on the best the country has to offer. ? An all-new "Experience Turkey" chapter provides an overview of the country, with special features on quintessential Turkish sights and experiences, recommended itineraries, and historical context ? All-new magazine-style illustrated features highlight everything from archaeological sites such as Ephesus to cultural experiences like shopping for carpets, seeing the whirling dervishes, and visiting a Turkish bath ? In-depth dining features include a Turkish food primer and cover street food, mezes, and local markets ? Savvy advice from local writers helps travelers make the most of their time, and Word of Mouth quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights
Frommer Publications. 256 pages. These information-packed full-color guides help families plan trips to niche and popular destinations. Written by local experts Exact prices, color photos, and maps Insider tips for family-friendly travel.
Dorling Kindersley Publications. 280 pages. With beautifully commissioned photographs, and spectacular 3-D aerial views revealing the charm of each destination, these amazing travel guides show what others only tell. DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have been updated to include: expanded hotel & restaurant listings, better maps, enhanced itineraries, and easier-to-read print!
Frommer Publications. 280 pages. Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer's Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do. More annually updated guides than any other series 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design Frommer's Istanbul takes you beyond the tourist circuit to discover the city's hidden pleasures and historical secrets. Experience Istanbul like a local, thanks to our author's tips on buying authentic rugs and Turkish crafts, visiting a hamam, haggling in the markets, dining on street food, and avoiding time-honored scams. Frommer's Istanbul includes suggested itineraries for seeing the city on a tight time-budget; walking tours through the city's grandest plazas and ancient back streets; side trips to get you out of the city and exploring a different perspective on Turkish life; an in-depth history and culture appendix that discusses the history, arts, language, and religions of Istanbul; and a beginner's Turkish glossary, to help you greet your Turkish counterparts in their own language.