A Fascinating Discovery
The history of Turkey, understood as the history of the region now forming the territory of the Republic of Turkey, includes the history of both Anatolia (the Asian part of Turkey) and Eastern Thrace (the European part of Turkey). Located at the crossroads of multiple civilizations, Turkey has many stories to tell. Almost every street, every building has a tale to share. If you are looking for a trip back in time, then the ticket you’ve been looking for is right here in Turkey.
From the time when parts of what is now Turkey was conquered by Turks, the history of Turkey spans the medieval history of the Seljuk Empire, the medieval to modern history of the Ottoman Empire, and the history of the Republic of Turkey since the 1920s.