If you're a history buff, Turkey is the ideal place to visit. The country's history provides you with a treasure trove of fascinating sites to see from the Sultanahmet district in Istanbul to the mysterious Göbekli Tepe in Southeastern Anatolia. Add to this, beautiful beaches in Antalya, a hospitable population and mouthwatering cuisine and you've got the perfect holiday destination. While in Istanbul, don't miss Topkapı Palace for a glimpse into life as a royal during the Ottoman era. Of significance on any visitor's list too are the Sultanahment Mosque or "Blue Mosque" and Agia Sofia.