Popular Cities in Turkey

Top cities in Turkey, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Istanbul #1 most popular location
Istanbul is probably one of the hottest destinations in the 21st century when it comes to the European-Asian side of the world. Along with being the most populated city in Turkey, Istanbul ha…
2,998travelers 412reviews 348blogs
Alanya #2 most popular location
Alanya (previously known as Alaiye) is a sea side resort city in Antalya Province in the Mediterranean Region of Turkey. Getting here: Fly into Antalya airport and take a bus to Alanya.
42travelers 34reviews 4blogs
Marmaris #3 most popular location
In many ways, Marmaris is a true tourist town. Numbers swell along the Turkish Mediterranean coastline in the summer season to the extent that you’re more likely to bump into a foreigner wa…
60travelers 14reviews 7blogs
Antalya #4 most popular location
As the heart of the Turkish Riviera, Antalya has transformed recently from a bustling seaside town to a plush, resort ridden spot that is ideal as a Mediterranean break with a cultural twist.…
237travelers 39reviews 31blogs
Bodrum #5 most popular location
While traditionally Bodrum was the site of the ancient city of Halicarnassus, and home to the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus—one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World—that was tragically …
72travelers 9reviews 12blogs
Side #6 most popular location
Side is located on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Visiting great ruins from Alexander the Great days, Temple of Apollo and the Great Gate are of great value. Side is the best place to …
7travelers 9reviews 6blogs
Kusadasi #7 most popular location
Once a haven for those wishing to explore the Aegean coastline of Turkey, Kusadasi has transformed over the years into a package-destination and doubling as a cruise-ship port. Bottom line? W…
26travelers 22reviews 18blogs
Oludeniz #8 most popular location
6travelers 10reviews 7blogs
Ankara #9 most popular location
Ankara is the capital city of Turkey, in the region called Central Anatolia. The article that states that Ankara is the capital city was added to the constitution on 19 October 1923, which i…
292travelers 15reviews 18blogs
Kemer #10 most popular location
Located on the Mediterranean coastline of Turkey, roughly 40 km west of Antalya, and a major seaside resort in its own right, Kemer sits on the Gulf of Antalya, with the Taurus Mountains risi…
10travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Fethiye #11 most popular location
Fethiye is like a garden from the heaven. It's a town it the southeast coast of Turkey, where where you can see and feel the color 'Turquoise'. Fethiye promises you a lot of activities. Th…
30travelers 15reviews 20blogs
Goreme #12 most popular location
Hidden in a far-off section of Turkey known as Cappodocia, with a population of only 2,500 at most, Goreme is a hidden treasure within the Goreme National Park, designated as a UNESCO World H…
15travelers 25reviews 38blogs
Izmir #13 most popular location
Izmir is a gorgeous coastal city located in the western extremity of Anatolia, and is the third most populous city in Turkey. It has almost 3,500 years of recorded urban history as an advance…
205travelers 11reviews 13blogs
Dalyan #14 most popular location
Dalyan is a small town in the turkish province of Mugla. It is situated on the Dalyan river, which opens into a wide delta into the mediterranean sea. To get to the beach from Dalyan you can …
7travelers 11blogs
Selcuk #15 most popular location
Selcuk is a small town famous for Ephesus with it is huge pillars and old Roman community, House of the Virgin Mary and the 6th centuryBasilica of St. John the Apostle. The city centre of S…
3travelers 23reviews 20blogs
Pamukkale #16 most popular location
Otherwise known as the Cotton Castle, Pamukkale is one of the oldest hot springs known to man, and has been in use since at least the second century BC as a spa for residents and travelers fr…
28travelers 19reviews 23blogs
Bursa #17 most popular location
The city of Bursa on the south side of the Sea of Marmara has almost 1.8 million people, and was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire in 1326. It is the fourth most populous city in Turkey…
60travelers 6reviews 10blogs
Kas #18 most popular location
Kas ( pronounced Cash) is a small fishing, yachting, diving and tourist town in the district of Antalya in Turkey. Kas is located on a hill right by the sea and there are many guesthouses and…
5travelers 5reviews 6blogs
Urgup #19 most popular location
Ürgüp is a city in Central Anatolia, in the Cappadocia region. The city itself is most famous for it's houses and hotels carved within the caves. There are also some bars, restaurants and n…
1travelers 4reviews 6blogs
Belek #20 most popular location
Belek is a town in Turkey's Antalya Province. Belek is one of the centers of Turkey's tourism industry and so the amount of hotels, hostels and basically all kind of accomodation is of the…
4travelers 9reviews 3blogs
Cesme #21 most popular location
Cesme is a small town on a peninsula about 1.5 hours west of Izmir by road. It is a resort visited predominantly by Turkish holiday makers, and as such it retains a really unspoilt atmospher…
4travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Kalkan #22 most popular location
Kalkan is an old fishing and harbour town on the Turkish Mediterranean coast. The area near and around Kalkan includes many historical sites such as Tlos, Pinara, Patara, Letoon and Kekova, a…
3travelers 6reviews
Manavgat #23 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Icmeler #24 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews
Cirali #25 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Canakkale #26 most popular location
Canakkale, in northwestern Turkey, has been the crossing point from Asia to Europe over the Dardanelles strait for centuries. King Xerxes of Persia crossed in 481 B.C., and Alexander the Grea…
7travelers 3reviews 10blogs
Ayvalik #27 most popular location
Ayvalik is the most popular seaside resort in North Aegean coast of Turkey. It's surrounded by olive trees and thyme meadows. It's nice to smell the air of the city which is a mix of olives, …
1travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Konya #28 most popular location
Konya is a city in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey. The metropolitan area in the entire Konya Province had a population of 1,036,027 as of 2010, making the city the seventh most populou…
18travelers 2reviews 13blogs
Cappadocia #29 most popular location
Cappadocia (Kapadokya in Turkish) is a region in Central Anatolia, Turkey, consisting of a triangular area formed by the city provinces of Aksaray-Nevsehir, Kayseri and Nigde. In the ancient …
67travelers 10reviews 30blogs
Safranbolu #30 most popular location
3travelers 4blogs
Ephesus #31 most popular location
Ephesus is one of the most popular tourist destination in Turkey, and it is immediately evident why, from first glance to last minute spent here. One of the 12 cities who were part of the Ion…
32travelers 16blogs
Olympos #32 most popular location
Under the shade of nearby amazing travel destination Antalya, Olympos offers a lot to the visitors. It has two beautiful beaches with the turquoise waters. Especially "Cirali beach" is one of…
6travelers 4reviews 9blogs
Gaziantep #33 most popular location
Gaziantep is located in the southerneast of Turkey,which is the sixth biggest city of Turkey and the biggest city in the region.it is called "pistachio land" by local people of Turkey.One of …
12travelers 5reviews 8blogs
Turgutreis #34 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Gumbet #35 most popular location
Gumbet is a lively beach resort and a popular tourist destination on the Aegean coast of Turkey, 3 km. from famous Bodrum resort, in the Mugla Province and provided less expensive accommodati…
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Datca #36 most popular location
The Datca Peninsula is a long, narrow and hilly finger of land that stretches west of Marmaris for about 100km. Throughout history, it is known as separating the Mediterranean and Aegean seas…
3travelers 1blogs
Adana #37 most popular location
50travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Nevsehir #38 most popular location
Nevsehir famous for the underground shelters which were originally built to escape persecution by the pagan Roman authorities and close proximity to Goreme which famous for the fairy chimneys…
3travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Uchisar #39 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Kayseri #40 most popular location
Kayseri is industrial and commercial city in Turkey and most of Kayseri's grand old buildings are made of dark, sombre volcanic stone and impressive Citadel and mosques. Make sure visit the …
13travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Beldibi #41 most popular location
Colakli #42 most popular location
Bozcaada #43 most popular location
Trabzon #44 most popular location
Trabzon is one of the most important cities in Black Sea region of Turkey. It's an important harbour city and economic center for the northeastern Turkey. Furthermore, with its priceless …
27travelers 3reviews 4blogs
Torba #45 most popular location
Eskisehir #46 most popular location
24travelers 1blogs
Sanliurfa #47 most popular location
Şanlıurfa is known that the city of the prophets, One of the oldest cities on the world, the city where Adam and Eve lived, the city where Abraham was born and lived, the city where Mose…
8travelers 2reviews 12blogs
Mersin #48 most popular location
34travelers 1reviews
Bergama #49 most popular location
Bergama is a district of İzmir. Bergama is named after the ancient city of Pergamon. The famous Altar of Zeus was taken away from Bergama though there are still plenty of historical monument…
2travelers 3reviews 6blogs
Assos #50 most popular location
1travelers 2blogs
Van #51 most popular location
9travelers 5blogs
Dalaman #52 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Bolu #53 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
Antakya #54 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Mardin #55 most popular location
12travelers 4blogs
Buyukada #56 most popular location
Büyükada (or "Big Island") is the largest of a chain of nine islands called the Prices' Islands in the Sea of Marmara, south of Istanbul. The island consists of two peaks, one of which has …
Amasra #57 most popular location
Denizli #58 most popular location
15travelers 3blogs
Avanos #59 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Troy #60 most popular location
Troy is a legendary city and located in northwest of Turkey. It is called Troya in Turkish. The archaeologist site is oifficialy called Troia by the Turkish government and you can find by thi…
7travelers 4reviews 5blogs
Camyuva #61 most popular location
Edirne #62 most popular location
The Ottoman capital city of Edirne in far western Turkey, was founded as Orestias by the ancient Greeks, and conquered and renamed by the Roman emperor Hadrian in the first century AD. After …
8travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Malatya #63 most popular location
3travelers 3blogs
Sinop #64 most popular location
3travelers 2blogs
Gallipoli #65 most popular location
Gallipoli is a well known part of Turkey for most New Zealanders, Australians and of course Turks as one of the bloodiest battlegrounds of the First World War in these parts. Many soldiers on…
8travelers 13blogs
Balikesir #66 most popular location
Balıkesir is a city located between two major cities of Turkey: Bursa and İzmir. Also, with a fast ferry, it's connected to İstanbul from the harbour of Bandırma. Balıkesir is a city …
6travelers 2reviews
Izmit #67 most popular location
Izmit is located in the north-west of Turkey , one hour away(90 km) from Istanbul at the Izmit Gulf in the Marmara Sea. The city is capital of Kocaeli Province ,which is the heart of Turkey's…
4travelers 2blogs
Diyarbakir #68 most popular location
Diyarbakir (Amed in Kurdish,Diyarbekir in Ottoman sources) is the heart of southern-east of Turkey. The people who live in the city are mostly Kurdish ,so unofficial language is Kurdish. O…
5travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Eceabat #69 most popular location
Egirdir #70 most popular location
1reviews 4blogs
Erzurum #71 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
Kizkalesi #72 most popular location
Rize #73 most popular location
8travelers 5blogs
Corlu #74 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Sarigerme #75 most popular location
Adiyaman #76 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Ortaca #77 most popular location
Mugla #78 most popular location
At 1,100 km (680 mi), Muğla's coastline is the longest among the Provinces of Turkey and longer than many countries' coastlines, (even without taking any small islands into account). Importa…
13travelers 1blogs
Kars #79 most popular location
8travelers 1reviews 5blogs
Milas #80 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Selçuk #81 most popular location
Kahta #82 most popular location
Kahta is a district in Adiyaman, in the South East Anatolia part of Turkey, which is famous for historical artefacts on Nemrut Mountain. The population of the city is around 100 000 (115 658)…
1travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Mustafapasa #83 most popular location
Aspendos #84 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
Aphrodisias #85 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Akyaka #86 most popular location
Sirince #87 most popular location
With its mock-Ottoman architecture clambering up the hillside that looks over twisting cobblestone streets lined with stone-and-stucco houses, Sirince is a secluded little village that is fas…
Nigde #88 most popular location
Dogubayazit #89 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Corum #90 most popular location
Aksaray #91 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Aydin #92 most popular location
9travelers 1reviews
Anzac cove #93 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Ihlara #94 most popular location
Kaymakli #95 most popular location
Kaymakli is a city in Central Cappadocia, located about 20 km south from the main city in the region - Nevsehir. It became a widely known turistic attraction after it was opened for sightseei…
Tatvan #96 most popular location
Heybeliada #97 most popular location
Sultanahmet #98 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Cavusin #99 most popular location
Kemer Beach #100 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs