Turkey is the location of the Seven Churches of Asia.
Turkey has the most valuable silk carpet in the world, in the Mevlana Museum in Konya with 144 knots per sq. cm. In the 13th century, Marco Polo wrote "The best and handsomest of rugs are woven here, and also silks of crimson and other rich colors".
Turkey has historical relics pertaining to three of the world`s major religions - in historical order, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.