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4oda Ürgüp

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Rasitler Garden House Safranbolu

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Son Vapur Guest House Gökçeada

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Ida Costa Hotel Ayvacık

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Rengigül Guesthouse Bozcaada

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Bayburt

Bayburt
This is where you will find the largest fortress built in Turkey which dwarfs the town and is believed to have been constructed in the 6th century by Byzantine Emperor Justinian during his conflict with the Laz tribe from the Black Sea. The fort was later taken by the Bagratids, then seized and renovated in the early 13th century by the Saltuk Turks, and was a desirable pRize in the Russo-Turkish wars of the 19th and 20th centuries. It is truly amazing that the perimeter walls still stand in a good condition although nothing remains of the interior other than a good view.  



Bayburt sits on the Coruh River and has several bank-side restaurants and cafés with views of the castle, and there are 13th and 14th century mosques established by the Saltuk Turks that can be visited. The main reason visitors pause in this town is for a break in their journeys between Trabzon and Erzurum .

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Derinkuyu Underground City

Gokceada or Gokce Island

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Turkish Food Recipes

Stuffed Mackerel - Other Main Courses

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Aubergine with Minced Meat - Vegetable Courses

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Semolina Halva or Irmik Helvasi - Other Desserts

Dessert

Lamb Pilaf with Chickpeas, Raisins & Almonds - Rice & Pasta Dishes

Main Course

Pistachio Kebab - Red Meat Courses

Main Course

Stuffed Kale Rolls with Minced Beef - Red Meat Courses

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