7 Wonders of Turkey
What are the 7 Wonders of Turkey?
The Grand Bazaar has the distinction of being the world’s first covered shopping mall. With over 91,250,000 annual visitors, it is considered the most frequently visited attraction around the world. It is easily Turkey’s most popular attraction.
It is Turkey’s largest and the world’s oldest covered market. It features 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops. Every day, there are between 250,000 to 400,000 visitors exploring this wonder of Turkey.
Mount Ararat is the tallest mountain in Turkey. It reaches a height of 16,854 feet (5,137 m) and remains snow-capped all year long. It is a dormant volcano with two distinct peaks. The greater peak serves as the highest summit with the sister cone named Little Ararat reaching a height of 12,782 feet (3,896 m).
Mount Ararat also has historical significance serving as the iconic resting place for Noah’s Ark from the book of Genesis. Although it could be on any peak within the mountains of Ararat, this mountain is recognized as the resting place for the ark.