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Plan a trip to Turkey. Its one destination that combines almost everything one can wish for. Carpets, minarets, kebabs and more than you can bargain for.
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Dolmabahçe Palace is the largest in Turkey and is freely adorned with gold and crystal. It cost the Ottoman Empire the equivalent of 35 tonnes of gold to build, fourteen tonnes of which are embedded in the ceiling in the form of gold leaf. #CoxandKings

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The Cave City of Cappadocia, Turkey has some fascinating sights. From volcano formations, to rock cones, the landscape is breathtaking. The underground cities will truly take your breath away. Winding paths, some barely high enough to crawl through, were built as escape routes during Hittite, Roman and Byzantine periods. #CoxandKings

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Spice Bazaar (aka Egyptian bazaar) - This bazaar is located near the Bosphorous River, so if you’ve got a few minutes to spare, you can drop in before or after your river cruise. #CoxandKings

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If you long for adventure, culture, exotic food, romance and a good dose of story-telling served fresh with a heavenly cup of hot tea, there’s only one place to go - Turkey. #CoxandKings

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Dondurma. That’s what ice cream is called in Turkey. But the experience of eating an ice cream in Turkey is unlike anywhere else in the world! Traditionally-dressed ice cream vendors not only sell these goat-milk ice creams in cones, they put on a fantastic show for you–with acrobatics that involve throwing the ice cream and catching it in the cone. #CoxandKings

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Istanbul’s most iconic landmark, the Blue Mosque is also called the Sultanahmet Mosque. It used to be a horse racing arena in the days of yore and is just a minute away from the Hippodrome. #CoxandKings

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Hagia Sophia: While the Blue Mosque revels in its enchanting simplicity, Hagia Sophia, the second most popular monument, is charmingly complex. #CoxandKings

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Simit, Turkish bagels, are a popular street food. You can eat them sweet, spicy or salted. #CoxandKings

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Giant, baked jacket potatoes have their insides mashed with delicious, melted cheese. You get over 15 toppings that range from pickled veggies, sausages, salads, mushrooms, pomegranate seeds, carrots, peas and lots more, in a spiced, tomato-based sauce. #CoxandKings

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