Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide | From the port of Kuşadası, we wander the streets of ancient Ephesus, soak in a natural spa at Pamukkale, learn why the dervishes whirl at Konya, munch lunch in a Turkish pizzeria, and cruise the Mediterranean on a traditional Turkish gulet from Antalya. Turkey is a mighty nation whose ancient heritage, Muslim faith, and western ways are coming together…and we’ll see how. | © 2014 Rick Steves’ Europe #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #turkey
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08:15 Kuşadası evening
15:18 Turkish pizza
18:33 Mevlana’s philosophy
22:26 Gulet cruise
34 thoughts on “Western Turkey”
We Aussies loved the Turkish people and sites of Izmir, Kusadasi, Epheseus, Istanbul and Cappadocia in November 2022. We shall return.
Too bad you missed the House of Mary, Rick. But this is a great introduction to the area as I'm flying into Izmir in a couple of weeks.
Rick Steve finds turkey "as rich in history as Greece" – SHAME !! …….. does he purposely neglect that ancient Ionia (Asia Minor) WAS ALL GREECE !?!? or maybe Rick is just ignorant or paid off to mislead the uneducated !??!? 🙁 🙁
Good show but Konya is not in the west. Think like this, Western provinces you travelled (Kuşadası etc.) like California, and Konya is like Oklahoma.
Love From Bangladesh 💚❤️💚
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I adore being in Turkey. Live the locations, cuisine, and friends. Words will never adequately explain how amazed I was when I toured the palaces, ruins, and subterranean hotels! The ice cream is excellent!
Hey Rick, you need to know that
Rumi was born to native Persian
speaking parents, and Rumi's works are written mostly in Persian.
2bad about mono theism very stubborn and arrogant have to inflict their theocratic terror upon the greater population. Good to see the world waking up and casting the shackles of superstition aside. Good riddance to bad rubbish.
It was amazing seeing turkey through this video. Thanks to you. Now i am more eager to visit this beautiful city 😀
Armagh is in N. Ireland?
last time rick was in Turkey it all kicked off , phew
Istanbul is a wonderful city…
Rick – I would NOT sing the praises of ATTATURK – to Greek's he was a barbarian. Many Greeks & Armenians died under his brutal rule.
EPHESUS and all the other antiquities in Turkey are GREEK and not ROMAN!!!!!
7:21 referred to as a Roman city.But Ephesos was not a Roman city. Was a Greek city .
In the first century after Christ was inhabited by 250.000 Greeks with Roman citizenship, and Apostle Paul said his sermon and wrote the letter to the Ephesians in Greek.
I can't imagine how someone can be proud about someone else's culture and structures..for real..blows my mind!!
From North Bihar in India
So the sea is rising???
Love to Turkey from Pakistan 🇵🇰❤️🇹🇷.
Turkish men are so handsome😙
Such a legend Rick Steve’s !
I feel very sad when I see great marvel of architectural cities abandoned
Been to Turkey several years ago, really good for travel. And Turkish are very kind and warm to Chinese.
Beautiful place to live in.thnak ricks steves' for his journey .
8:15 you guessed wrong playa!
I'm a born and raised Istanbulite, and I've travelled around Turkey, so I'm aware of all the beauties Turkey has to offer, but I must say, your documentary is a top-notch. Loved it!
It's impressive that, while this place is next door to Greece, the human made landscape (architecture, decoration etc) and people themselves are so different from what you will see in Greece. I mean, the natural landscape is identical, but while you are in Western Turkey the scenery is completely different: mosques, oriental architecture (Arabic archs in buildings etc), bazaars, Oriental rugs and carpets, hookahs are everywhere. At the same time, many People are dressed in a West Asian way
This video made me hungry