Turkish Odyssey

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Turkish Odyssey
Turkish Odyssey Cover.jpg
Author Şerif Yenen
Country Turkey
Language English
Genre Guidebook
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover, Paperback)
Pages 580 pp (paperback edition)
ISBN 978-975-94638-0-9

Turkish Odyssey, A Cultural Guide to Turkey is a guidebook written by Şerif Yenen, it is the “first guidebook of Turkey ever written by a Turk”.[1][2] The book was first published in English in September 1998, the version with a CD-ROM was in 2001, the fourth edition was in 2007. It is translated into Italian, Turkish and German. It is used as textbook and is on suggested reading lists at various universities.[3][4][5]



  1. ^ "Gezginlerin kitabı" [The Travelers' Book]. Hürriyet (in Turkish). 7 September 1998. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Tuzluoğlu, Hasan (20 February 2006). "Seyahat: Turistin büyükelçisi rehberler" [Travel: Guides, ambassadors of tourists]. Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Değirmencioğlu, Yrd. Doç. Dr. A. Özdal. "Gazi University Turizm İşletme ve Turist Rehberliği Anabilim Dalı" (in Turkish). Gazi University. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Lisans Programı Ders Tanıtım Formu" (in Turkish). Balıkesir University Turizm İşletme ve Turist Rehberliği Bölümü. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Albustanlıoğlu, Dr. Tulga. "Başkent University, Turizm Coğrafyası Ders Planı" (in Turkish). Başkent University, Turizm İşletme ve Turist Rehberliği Bölümü. Retrieved 27 March 2012.