Turkey Facts

Facts!

Before you explore our Website any further it’s important you do a little homework on Turkey. Well guess what? We appreciate you. So we did the Homework for you. Here are some super super cool facts about Turkey.

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1)The infamous Trojan Wars occured in Western Turkey, around the site where the Trojan horse rests today.
2)The first church built by mankind is in Antioch, Turkey.
3)The oldest known human settlement is in Turkey
4)Ephesus and Halicarnasus (the place for the two of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world) are in Turkey.
5)St. Nicholas, also known as Santa Claus, was born in Patara and became the bishop of Demre, on Turkey’s Mediterranean Coast.
6)Noah’s Ark landed on Mount Ararat (Agri Dagi) in Eastern Turkey.
7)The last meal on Noah’s Ark, a pudding of sweet and sour taste (asure), is still served throughout Turkey.
8)Turks introduced coffee to Europe.
9)Turks gave the Dutch their famous tulips.
10)Istanbul is the only city in the world built on two continents.

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