Marmara Region

Marmara Region: The Bridge Between Asia And Europe

Turkey is dividen into seven geographical regions each with unique beauty and great cities.

Marmara Region is the one surrounding the Marmara Sea and covering the western part of the country. Marmara region is the center of industry and trade of Turkey. Some of the cities in the region are: Istanbul, Edirne, Canakkale, Bursa, Tekirdag,etc… Judging by the cities, we can say that Marmara Region has all fronts covered in terms of history, nature, and many more.

Since the region has Istanbul on its lands, it is safe to say that it is a bridge between the continents of Europe and Asia.

There are a lot to discover in Marmara Region, the only thing to do is determine where to start.

Top attractions in Marmara Region


Isn't it everybody's dream to be two different places at the same time? Istanbul is the metropol city of Turkey that can grant this wish. The city connects the continents of Europe and Asia with the amazing Bosphorus, while offering some of the most exquisite city views of the world.


Çanakkale is the scene of two of the very important battles that took place in the world history. One is the well-known, legendary Trojan War between the Troy and Sparta. The other is the Battle of Canakkale that marked a great importance for many nations like Turkey, New Zealand and Australia along with the whole world.


A city with so many memories and a great nature… Combining all these in it, Bursa is one of the most important cities of Turkey where Sultan Osman founded the great Ottoman Empire.

Kocaeli ( Izmit )

If you are thinking all the ancient cities are gathered in the Mediterranean region of Turkey, you are mistaken. In Marmara Region, near Istanbul an ancient Bithynian city Kocaeli, also known as Izmit, stands still.


It is no surprise you want to visit Istanbul, as it is the center of history and tourism of Turkey. But, let's admit that, the metropol city can be very overwhelming at times with its constant hustle and bustle.


Edirne is an important city in Ottoman history as it served as the capital of the empire for a long time in their early period.

The City Maps