Tourism in Turkey
is an important sector for the national economy. Reflecting the history and culture of the country's many tourist attractions in Turkey is also made available touristic activities on the shores of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea
Turkey's largest city Istanbul, the capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empire
, hence also hosts many structures with antiquity. Sultan Ahmet Mosque, Hagia Sophia
and Topkapi Palace
are some of them. Other important tourism areas; Ephesus, Troy, Pergamon, Side, Virgin Mary House, Cappadocia, Nemrut
regions from the Roman Empire
The beach area is usually a major tourism area for tourists from Western people living in various cities of Turkey and Europe. The most important beaches start from the Aegean coast and end in the Mediterranean Sea near Antalya.