Before going to any foreign country, the best way to learn about their cultures and find the various attraction is to buy some guides.
There are many great books out there as well as various travel sites that can help you. We have listed some great guide books for travelling in and around Turkey
By Rough Guides
As with all the rough guide books this one offers one of the most comprehensive guides to Turkey. Packed full of exciting things to do, places to see, eat and stay.
Discover the sites of Troy and Ephesus to the surreal landscape of the famed Cappodocia in full color.
The book has great itinerary examples and advice on nearly everything you need to know about visiting Turkey.
It is well worth buying if you are planning a trip to Turkey or if you are just wanting to read up about this magical land.
By Lonely Planet
The Lonely Planet series have been a trusted tourist guide for many, many years. Their comprehensive and colorful depictions of every city visited gives travelers true inspiration for their journeys.
The guide includes various full color and up-to-date maps of Turkey and directions to various sites, accommodations and places to eat.
Their suggested itineraries and highlights help a person to tailor make their own trip, budgets and plans.
With a lot of essential tips and tricks to help you cut down your costs and save money on your trip. It also lists various essential numbers, websites and tools you may find handy for your trip.
The book is also full of their traditions, what to do, what not to do, how to dress and gives you some insights into the various foods, what they are and what to expect.
All the hotel and various reviews are honest ones designed to help the visitor find the best places and avoid the bad ones.
By Istanbul Travel Guide
If you are finding yourself lost in travel guides, fretting about what you can and cannot do, how to dress, what to see, where to go etc. You have plowed through the internet and various travel books then this book is for you.
It is the guide that brings everything together for you in one place. The books in this travel series are designed to give the traveler specific set seventy-two-hour travel plans.
If you want the best choices without having to choose themselves then put your trust in this series and allow the experience of these writers to guide you into potentially having the best three days of your life in Istanbul.
If you follow this plan with where to stay, where to go eat and when to do it you are sorted for a truly stress-free trip to Turkey.