AN EFFORTLESS GUIDE FOR TOURISTS: HOMETURKEY.COMPrepared by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the website hometurkey.com is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide for the foreign visitors to get information on Turkey’s touristic attractions and culture.
The "Turkey Home" project, which gathered all of the promotional work of Turkey under one brand, had been realized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in 2014. The web site hometurkey.com constitutes the nucleus of the digital leg of the project that aims to "build a strong, sustainable, sincere, convincing and comprehensive ways of communication with all travel audience from all over the world in order to create awareness of Turkey’s cultural and historical heritage, social and daily life."
The website contains six main sections: Destinations, Attractions, Map, Events, Blog and Gallery.
In the Destinations section, together with the popular centers like İstanbul, Antalya and Cappadocia, it is possible to reach information –accompanied by stunning images– on the cities and districts in the seven regions of Turkey that host historical and natural beauties.
The Attractions section provides comprehensive info on the cultural and historical richness of Turkey that spans from Turkish cuisine to the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Turkey, Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling, and the Grand Bazaar.
The historical, natural and cultural wonders of Turkey could be viewed by using the Map app on the website, which also lets visitors prepare personalized interactive trip routes.
In the Blog section, numerous well-written short articles such as, "27 Reasons Istanbul Residents Believe They Live in The Best City On Earth", "9 Gorgeous Landscapes You’ll Only Find in Turkey" or "16 Foods You Have to Try on Your Trip to Turkey" await the curious reader.
The wide picture and video archive of the website’s Gallery section reveals the wonders and the cultural diversity that Turkey presents to world with all its richness, ranging from Kastamonu lithographic art to the traditional Turkish dessert baklava, and from Rumi to unique scenes of Istanbul.