Here are 17 facts about Turkey that will surprise you. One fact is that it has one of the best sea turtle nesting beaches in the Mediterranean. Read on to find out the other 16. For more info about Turkey visit @turkeyhome on Pinterest.
2. Ephesus: Ephesus was the Roman capital of Asia Minor, and home to over a quarter of a million people from slave traders to saints at its peak between 1 AD and 2 AD. The site of the Temple of the Artemis, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, 150 years of excavations at Ephesus have revealed the most complete Greco-Roman classical city on Earth. No wonder it was just added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.