UNESCO Heritage Sites in Turkey You Need to Visit Right Now

Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği | © Bertramz/Wikimedia Commons
Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği | © Bertramz/Wikimedia Commons

There’s a wealth of history in Turkey from ancient civilizations to powerful empires and the birth of a republic. Here are some amazing places you should check off your own travel list while you’re in Turkey, due to their inclusion in the much-respected UNESCO World Heritage List.

Xanthos-Letoon

Archaeological site
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Xanthos Letoon | © Carole Raddato/Wikimedia Commons

Xanthos-Letoon

Once the capital of the Lycian Empire, this archeological site in Antalya, which displays the most unique architecture belonging to the Lycians, was vital in the understanding of the Lycian people as well as their language.

Kınık Mahallesi, Fethiye Karayolu, 07970 Kalkan, Antalya