St.Peter’s church, the first church built by man is in Antakya.
The famous Trojan Wars took place in Canakkale.
The oldest known human settlement is in Catalhoyuk (7th B.C.).
Two of the Seven Wonders Ephesus and Halicarnasus are in Turkey.
St.Nicholas also known as Santa Claus was born in Patara in Turkey’s mediterranean coast.
Noah’s Ark landed on Mount Ararat (Agri dagi).
Turks introduced coffee to Europe.
Turks gave the Dutch their famous tulips.
Istanbul is the only city in the world built on two continents.
Istanbul is named by the European Union as the European Capital of Culture in 2010.