The Rough Guide to Turkey is the most comprehensive travel guide to a unique country straddling both Europe and Asia and bordering countries as diverse as Greece in the west and Iran in the east. Inside you'll find insightful coverage of everything from Mediterranean beaches that play host to nesting turtles to soaring mountain ranges spangled with Alpine flowers, and from legendary ancient sites such as Troy to the exotic domed skyline of Byzantine and Ottoman-era Istanbul. There's detailed advice on how to travel about this vast and varied country and, once you reach your destination, clear city maps to help you navigate everywhere from the fifteen-million plus metropolis of Istanbul to the small frontier settlement of Dogubeyazit, in the shadow of biblical Mt Ararat. There's up to date descriptions of the best eating and drinking places, hotels and shops to suit all budgets, plus an array of stunning images. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Turkey .