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Places to Visit for Your Child in Turkey

Where are the places to go on vacation with a child? Is there any place to take the kids for sightseeing? Continue reading if you do these searches: We wrote five locations to visit for your child in Turkey before grow up.

5 Places to Visit for Your Child in Turkey

This country has a lot of wealth. The most beautiful beaches, magnificent food, fairy chimneys, bazaars, mountains, plateaus and much more… We live in such a country that all kinds of sea holidays, different options of snow holiday, mountaineering, trekking, camping, caravan holiday, windsurfing, It is possible to experience almost anything like diving. We are lucky and we wish we could appreciate it.

Think about it, the only option for a Swedish citizen in his country is skiing, snowboarding and hiking on days when the weather is rarely good. There are not as many bazaars-markets as we have, and the existing ones are open during limited hours. Boat tour is impossible, the water is too cold for diving and swimming, sunbathing is luxurious… There are many lessons to be learned from these Scandinavian countries, which are preferred by people just because they are systematic, but let us appreciate our country! Let’s make our children love it so that the future is better.

On the other hand, according to the pedagogues; Shares that a child will not forget throughout his life are usually trips with his family between the ages of 4-15. Showing different places to your children whenever possible will add value to their life. Instead of just spending the holidays by swimming, try to make it meaningful to him.

From this point of view, we researched five places that your children should visit in this country. Here are 5 places to take your kids:


Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of the great leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, is a very unique place not only with this special meaning but also with its architecture and museums in it. Take your child to Anıtkabir. You ask why?

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To visit Atatürk!

Atatürk is the founder of the Republic of Turkey and the leader of the national struggle. On the other hand, he is an intellectual whose books, scientific studies and revolutions have been the subject of research not only in our country but also in the world. One of the best ways to tell about Atatürk to your children is visiting Anıtkabir. There is also important information about Atatürk’s life and the period of national struggle in Anıtkabir.

A special mausoleum

Anıtkabir was designed by two Turkish architects named Emin Onat and Orhan Arda. It is a valuable building exemplified in the world monumental tomb architecture. Anıtkabir, which is established on an area of ​​750 thousand square meters, is one of the symbols of Ankara. You have to walk a long way and climb the stairs until you reach Atatürk’s mausoleum. None of this is a coincidence. They all have special meanings, purposes. Many symbolic matches were also used in the building.

Like a book telling about Turkish history

It is possible to spend a really instructive day at Anıtkabir with the sculptures symbolizing the Turkish tribes, the stair steps containing historical codes of the National Struggle, the traces of Seljuk and Ottoman art and museums.


Istanbul is a city that not only those living in this country, but people from all over the world should see at least once in their life. It is necessary to experience Istanbul for historical and cultural diversity, crowd, chaos and surprising harmony of all these. You can focus on the following points during your trip to Istanbul.

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Islands are one of the important symbols of Istanbul. Children will encounter a different world and have a pleasant day on the islands, which are closed to vehicle traffic.

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Caddebostan is one of the largest shopping bazaars in the world. In addition, there are shops of the world’s most luxurious and expensive brands on this long and stylish street. It can be enjoyable for your children to have this experience as well. Nearby places such as Barış Manço House, Moda Park, Fenerbahçe Stadium can be visited.

Sultanahmet and its surroundings

Sultanahmet and its surroundings have many valuable artifacts such as Topkapı Museum, Basilica Cistern, Hagia Sophia Museum.

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Taksim and Istiklal

It is not possible to go to Istanbul and return without seeing Taksim Square and Istiklal Street. There are many places to visit in Istanbul, but it is not that easy to visit the city due to the traffic. However, make sure to spare one day for Taksim Square and Istiklal Street. Let them see famous spots such as Pera Museum, Galatasaray High School, Beyoğlu Chocolate Shop and Çiçek Pasajı among that cosmopolitan crowd.

Historical Peninsula Tour in İstanbul / İstanbul Travel Guide

Aegean Villages

Ödemiş, Ildırı, Nazarköy, Sığacık, Bademli… The small districts and villages of the Aegean are very beautiful. Both cultural textures and social aspects are very different. Visiting Aegean villages such as Şirince, Nazarköy and Bademli adds a different vision to children. In addition, most of these villages are either by the sea or close to the sea.

Black Sea Plateaus

A nature camp in the Black Sea plateaus offers an experience your children will never forget. The beauty of nature, the cleanliness of the air, tent life or plateau life, and sharing with you among all these, may be the most powerful of all his memories.

  • Highland life makes nature love!
  • Teaches camp culture
  • Provides uninterrupted communication with you

Eastern Anatolia Region

Almost every child, whether living in Istanbul, growing up in the Aegean or expatriating, should make a trip to Eastern Anatolia with their family once. For this, you can reach one of the central cities by air and rent a car, or you can choose the Eastern Express, which is very trendy these days. So what awaits you in the East?

Offers a different perspective!

Eastern Anatolian provinces have a very different texture. Especially people who grew up in the West are very surprised. Here, you will see both Russian, Anatolian and Middle Eastern influence in architecture, people and culture. Kars is such a city in particular. In addition, animal husbandry is still done in the villages here using traditional methods. It is very precious for children to see this and to shape the future.

Ski holiday at an affordable price

The funny thing is that most of these cities have a decent snow holiday atmosphere that has not yet become too crowded. Palandöken and Kayseri ski resorts are wonderful. If possible, choose the winter season and go on a ski holiday. At least let your children see concepts such as skiing, snowboarding, and winter vacation. Children will not forget these memories throughout their lives.

The kebab is so delicious

Another special aspect of your trip to the eastern provinces is the food. Today, it is possible to visit the kebab restaurant and find the taste we are looking for almost everywhere in Eastern Anatolia and South Eastern Anatolia. Good meat, good ingredients and thousands of years of kebab culture make it possible to get very delicious flavors. It is also very important for your children to experience these flavors.

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