Turkey (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
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This volume shows Turkey at its best, from the beautiful beaches and azure seas to the glittering mosques and churches, intriguing historic quarters and colourful bazaars. In-depth coverage is given to Istanbul with the help of cutaways of ancient buildings, pictorial maps and 3-D aerial views. This award-winning guide also 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.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides are the only guides that work equally well for inspiration, as a planning tool, a practical resource while traveling, and a keepsake following any trip.
Each guide is packed with the up-to-date, reliable destination information every traveler needs, including extensive hotel and restaurant listings, themed itineraries, lush photography, and numerous maps.
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