Saturday, April 16, 2016

10 Unknown facts about Turkey

10 Unknown facts about Turkey

1-) Original homeland of Tulip is Turkey
2-) The Seven Churches mentioned in the Book of Revelation are all in Turkey
3-) The Turks introduced coffee to Europe
4-) The word “turquoise” comes from “Turk” derived from the crystal blue Mediterranean
5-) Legendary city Troy is in Turkey
6-) St John, St Paul and St Peter lived and prayed in Anatolia
7-) Scholars agree that Noah’s Ark landed on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey
8-)Homer, King Midas, Herodotus and St Paul the Apostle were born in Turkey
9-) St Nicholas was born and lived in Demre, Turkey
10-)Turkish Cuisine is regarded as one of the best cuisine in the world 

About the Author 
The author of this article, Nil Aykut, is the Marketing Manager of Anatolia Travels. Anatolia Travels offer private and escorted tours to Turkey, Greece Egypt , Jordan & Morocco. More information at

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