Greece Although it has a long history, modern Greece; It is a very young country that was founded in 1830. City-states in classical Greece, democracy; Western philosophy, Western literature, historiography; of political science; important scientific and mathematical principles; as the birthplace of the theater and the Olympic Games; the cradle of western civilization; It is considered. These city-states, II. After being conquered by Philip, Alexander the Great brought Greek civilization to the Middle East with his armies, creating a common cultural space where Christianity would later emerge and spread. Greece, which was annexed by Rome in the second century BC; the Roman Empire and the Greek language and culture; the dominant successor of the Byzantine Empire; became an integral part of it. Greece, which came under Ottoman rule in the middle of the fifteenth century, emerged as a modern nation state in 1830 after 500 years of Ottoman rule.
Let’s end our trip to Greece with happiness and courage. If you are one of those who say “what else is there in Athens” in the first big item, you have just visited this big time monster city. The city of Greece, albeit a little chaotic and neglected; from the past of power; color is fun and cultural; A friendly and crowded holiday and city, consisting of a wide variety of foods that we are not unfamiliar with. It is useful to follow cheap ticket campaigns and avoid off-season uses from time to time.
He is the first person to come out of everyone when talking about Athens. Apart from that, Propylaia; Where the Erechtheion and the Temple of Athena Nike are located; A comprehensive visit to the Acropolis Museum at the foot of the hill.
The second largest city of Greece Thessaloniki, maybe you liked it even more than the capital Athens. The row of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s eastern house, many churches, and Roman monuments (eg Rotunda of the 4th world), Ottoman (eg Ladadika) are also among the spots in the city centre.
One of the important religious centers in Ancient Greece, Delfi; Those in Turkey are located at the foot of Mount Parnassos. Delfi, which was considered the ‘center of the world’ at that time and housed the Delfi Oracle; In addition to the Temple of Apollo; ancient theater; hippodrome, gym; Very good, like the Stoa of the Athenians; built and restored; great systems are also on the site..
Located in the Thessaly region in Central Greece, Meteora continues to fascinate visitors for centuries. On high cliffs; In addition to many monasteries built; It is also a very popular destination for outdoor activities such as rock climbing, mountaineering, camping and canoeing.
Rhodes old town
The historic city center is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The architectural and cultural heritage of the order, which was named the Knights of St. John, later the Knights of Rhodes, and later the Knights of Malta, can be seen in the center of the island, where it dominated for many years. Stone roads, gothic towers, exquisite churches, Kastelo castle and mansion, the center of the cult, Renaissance buildings added over time take visitors on a journey through time.
located in the Peloponnese (Peloponnesos) Peninsula, was a very powerful city in the last twenty years of the Byzantine period. The city protected by walls and the palace rising on the hill in the middle attract thousands of tourists every year. Today it is surrounded by magnificent nature; to the city; You will be amazed by its streets, mini squares and frescoes.
built during the Minoan (Crete) Civilization, is located on the outskirts of Heraklion. The palace, which is one of the places that history lovers should never miss in Greece, is the most voluminous example of Minoan palace / mansion architecture that is still partially standing today. The old palace dating back to 2000 BC, located on an area of 20 thousand square meters; by earthquake; demolished and replaced; just made a new one. According to Greek mythology, King Minos imprisoned his son, the half-man, half-bull Minotaur, born from his wife’s relationship with a bull, in an underground labyrinth he had built here.
Corfu old town
where the Adriatic and Ionian seas meet, is one of the most popular islands in Greece travel lists. Next to the sea and sand, in an old town with a history dating back to the 8th century, and diet chances also attract tourists to the island every year.
One of the most important archaeological, historical and mythological spots in Greece. This uninhabited islet located west of Mykonos; It is like an open-air museum and theme park with temple and house ruins, sculptures and mythological stories. Greek gods in mythology; In Delos, which is mentioned as the island where Apollo and Artemis were born; the birth or death of ‘mortal’ people over the centuries; banned Greek states; by. Ancient unearthed on this tiny island; The number of classical and Hellenistic artifacts and objects; Let’s add that it surpasses all other historical sites in Greece (including the Acropolis).
A bright island closes its doors to entertainment, its place big and small cafe club shopping center all in one, whitewashed houses in harmony with blue and highlighted pavements, car shopping is very nice in its narrow streets with pink flowers, there is entertainment for its part, elegance is very nice, the island is almost reborn at night in the race. .
The small city, the administrative center of the Argolis province in the Peloponnese; One of Greece’s first and strangest secrets to break from the Ottoman Empire. Anabolu (Yαύπλιον NNplion, Medieval: Ἀνάπλιον ;Anáplion Anáplia, Italian: Nauplia)
Located on the Argolikos Gulf, the city was the second; capital of Greece between 1829 and 1834. It was also used as the Mora Yenisehri or the Mora Anabolu during the Ottoman period.
When the travel talk of Greece passes, tourism surveys every year; It is impossible not to mention Santorin; which is included in almost all of them in one way or another. Volcanic island, one of the Cyclades; It is officially a paradise with its white houses on the slopes overlooking the sea; ancient ruins, local wines, and sexy nightlife.
An interesting place as an island. Local buses from the port area to the settlements are accessible from places where two cars can hardly pass. In a settlement, there is a cable car.