Turkey Holidays - Marmaris
There are many places on Earth that you can spend your time and money, and all of them are vying for your attention. However, there is one city that should be on the top of the list of places to visit before you die, and that city is Marmaris. Marmaris is a small city in the southwest corner of Turkey, sitting on the Mediterranean Sea. It has an amazing history that dates back 8,000 years, as well as beauty that will leave you breathless. When you are choosing where to holiday, you need to give this city a thought. One reason, is the history.
This region of Turkey has seen some great men go through it in history, including one known as Alexander the Great, a man who Julius Caesar idolized growing up. As well, it has been a major vantage point for the Ottoman Empire from the 16th to 20th centuries. If you are a history buff, then you can’t go wrong with visiting a place that has 80 centuries of history to look at. One of the best places to see during your holiday in Marmaris is the castle. This castle has stood, been built and rebuilt, over the course of thousands of years and has served as a garrison for Alexander’s armies, as well as Knights of St.
John during their fight against the Ottoman Empire. This city is a great place to spend your holiday if you are a history buff. The sheer volume of history here means that you are going to need to keep coming back each year, just so you can see it all. Think about it, how do you cram 8,000 years of history in a week-long vacation? You can’t, so if you really want to see everything this city has to offer in terms of history, then you are going to need to keep coming back on a regular basis to see the mosques, castles, historical structures and museums, just to understand how vast and important the role this place played in human history. A wonderful place for a historical holiday.
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