Istanbul, Turkey – There’s much to explore in a country that boasts more Greek ruins than Greece and more Roman archaeological sites than Italy. The Marmara Hotels & Residences offers Cultural Experience Packages that bring history to life in three of Turkey’s most enchanting cities. Each offers a unique glimpse of Turkey’s immensely rich history and culture, renowned Turkish hospitality and access to its top sites.From mosques and palaces to modern museums and ancient ruins, from lively bazaars to sublime Turkish cuisine, outdoor adventures and awe-inspiring scenery, discover it all with one of these Marmara Cultural Experience Packages. Guests can choose from the mesmerizing excitement of Istanbul, the beautiful Mediterranean coast of Antalya or the charming seaside town of Bodrum, or combine the city and seaside packages for one unforgettable journey.From its prime city center location in historic Old Istanbul, The Marmara Pera offers easy access to museums, shopping, Istanbul’s top sites and exciting nightlife. Explore the only city in the world located on two continents.The Marmara Pera Cultural Experience Package includes: -Three nights accommodation in a Superior Room -Daily buffet breakfast -Complimentary wireless Internet access -Use of traditional Turkish hamman at The Marmara Istanbul -Turkish raki and nuts served in-room -Turkish coffee and Turkish Delight at the Marmara Café -Half-day city tour of Old Istanbul -Tickets to Sabanci Museum -Tickets to The Istanbul Modern Museum -Tickets to the Pera MuseumRates range from 588 euro to 918 euro per couple, exclusive of tax and service.The Marmara Antalya Beach & Resort in southern Turkey is the world’s only revolving hotel. Located along the Turquoise coast with stunning views of the Taurus Mountains, the resort features its own private beach, a pool, a spa, a man-made river for watersports, and convenient access to the region’s archeological and historical attractions.The Marmara Antalya Cultural Experience Package includes: -Four nights accommodation in a Deluxe Room with Sea View -Daily buffet breakfast at Tuti Restaurant -Daily buffet dinner at Tuti Restaurant -Complimentary wireless Internet access -Chocolate platter in-room upon arrival -One massage -Full-day tour to Kekova-Myra-St. Nicholas -Full day 4 x 4 Jeep Tour to Beskonak-Koprulu Kanyon-SelgeRates start at 1276 euro per couple, exclusive of taxes and service.The Marmara Bodrum is a 5-star resort in the “St. Tropez of Turkey”. Located on a hilltop overlooking the Aegean Sea, the luxury boutique resort is truly a seaside retreat with an award-winning spa and private gulet yacht for sailing trips along the coast. Sleepy fishing villages, the ruins of ancient cities, the Temple of Zeus at Labranda and The Mausoleum of Halikarnossos – one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are all easily accessible from the resort.The Marmara Bodrum Cultural Experience Package includes: -Four nights accommodation in a Deluxe Room -Daily breakfast -Complimentary wireless Internet access -SPA credit of 25 euro, per person/per stay -Day One – visit to Iasos -Day Two – visit to Labranda and Turkish Village -Day Three – visit to Sazkoy Carpet village -Day Four – visit to Heraklia and Bafa Lake -Lunch is included in the daily toursRates start at 1570 euro per couple, exclusive of tax and service.The Marmara Cultural Packages are offered through December 31, 2008, based on availability. Rates are based on double occupancy and taxes and service are additional.ABOUT THE MARMARA HOTELS & RESIDENCES The Marmara Hotels & Residences marry the warmth of Turkish hospitality with European style. Turkey’s most prestigious hotel collection offers spectacular locations, stunning views, great architecture, and warm service throughout its hotel properties including: The Marmara Istanbul in the heart of Taksim Square, The Marmara Pera in historic old Istanbul, The Marmara Bodrum, a seaside resort on the Aegean coast, The Marmara Antalya, the world’s first and only revolving hotel and The Marmara Manhattan, a home away from home in the fashionable Upper East Side neighborhood of New York City. These hotels operate under the philosophy that “Living Well Is The Best Revenge” thereby offering guests the ULTIMATE luxury experience.