This personal and well informed selection and description of the most interesting towns and individual buildings and archaeological sites in Turkey is the definitive guidebook for the discerning traveler. The author has been visiting Turkey for nearly fifty years and is the perfect companion for those who want to know about more than the obvious attractions. This book will immeasurably enhance any thoughtful traveler's visit, but can also be read at home as an aid to planning, or recalling, a trip, or simply as a guide to the astonishing and multi-faceted artistic and architectural riches of that most fascinating country.
Francis Russell was educated at Oxford and has travelled in Turkey for more than thirty years. He has worked at Christies since 1972 and is currently Deputy Chairman, specialising in old master paintings. He has written numerous books including the successful 101 Places in Italy: A Personal Grand Tour (Wilmington Square Books, 2014) to which this is a companion.