The Virgin Mary spent her final years in this house. Three popes have come to make an offering in the house, and the three gifts are still kept inside the house. This unique site is definitely worth a visit. It's another one of Turkey's surprises.
One of the most famous sweets of Turkish cuisine is Baklava - thin wafers of pasta, brushed with butter, folded and stuffed with cream and pistachios or walnuts. They are baked are covered in syrup. There are different kinds depending on the variety and quantity of nuts, the shape and the amount of syrup: Sultan, nest and nightingale. They can be purchased in bakeries and prices vary greatly depending on where you buy.