Ankara︱The Mausoleum of Atatürk (Anıtkabir)
By GreaterGo Editor / 2 May 2023
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is the great founder of the Republic of Turkey. He was the field marshal in what was then the Ottoman Empire. Seeing the empire declining and being all vulnerable when facing vigorous attacks from the well-equipped European powers in WWI, the field marshal insisted on launching reforms before the empire fell apart. After a provisional government was formed in Ankara, he abolished the Ottoman Sultanate. The independent and autonomous Republic of Turkey, which was smaller in size than the Ottoman Empire, practised secular and westernised policies with Kemal as its president. The resilient Turkey has become a regional power since then. Kemal, the national hero, won the hearts and respect of his people.
By GreaterGo Editor / 4 Apr 2023
Castles are commonly seen in European countries. It is the royal residence as well as the city’s essential fortification. Although many of them may have already retired from the defensive system today, they still serve as a symbol of the nation.
Pamukkale, feels as amazing as in paradise | Turkey
By GreaterGo Editor / 29 Mar 2023
Pamukkale’s check-in pictures showing snow-white travertine terraces, and thermal pools reflecting the blue sky are no strangers on your friends’ social media. The surreal Pamukkale truly is your dream destination to explore.
Walking into the Story of Trojan Horse Massacre - Archaeological Site of Troy, Turkey |旅淘GreaterGo
By GreaterGo Editor / 5 Jan 2023
Troy, an ancient city located in today’s northwestern Turkey, was seized by Spartan and Achaean warriors from Greece in the 13th or 12th century B.C. This historical fact was immortalized by Homer in the Iliad, which has served as an inspiration to artistic creations ever since. Based on the excavation discoveries from the famous German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, there is a historical core to the ancient city and the war, which most scholars now accept.