25 – Places to visit in Erzurum

Tourists visiting Erzurum can receive the Oltu stone, the most famous in the region, as a gift for their relatives or friends. The reason why it is a click away from the market is that you know that it is Original in public terms.
When opening our topic titled Places to visit in Erzurum, where we start and where we introduce a lot of options, because there are too many places for the most important places to avoid picking up the others to be angry at us.

Erzurum Archeology Museum : If you have free time, you can find interesting materials to explore without getting bored and it is just one of the places where you can have a nice time.

Yakutiye Madrasah : Yakutiye Madrasah, which attracts the attention of local tourists as well as foreign tourists, is one of the symbols of the city and is used as a museum today.

Narman Fairy Chimneys: Fairy chimneys and the valley where you will admire yourself. nearby you can find accommodation for yourself, you can take a lot of pictures to immortalize the time.

Tortum Waterfall : You can swim in the lake under Tortum Waterfall, you can have a cool summer. Tortum Waterfall, which has a unique view, is visited from many places.

Çoruh Valley : It is a region rich in plant species. There are even three plant species growing in the Coruh Valley. Çoruh Valley is also very suitable for extreme sports. You can engage in activities such as rafting, trekking and mountaineering in the Çoruh Valley.

Palandoken Ski Center : If you are keen on skiing , it is not a lie to say that it is one of the most ideal places for you. Erzurum is one of the most suitable places for you to have fun. You can stay, you can take lessons for kaymak.

Erzurum Castle : Built on a hill of approximately 2000 M. Height The Inner Castle was built by the Roman Emperor Theodosius in the 5th century.

Until recently used as barracks by the Turks. The Masjid Castle and Clock Tower are important in terms of being the first examples of Turkish architecture.

Öşvank Church : It was built between 963-973 by David and Prince Bagralt, sons of Adopesi, the Kuropalat of the Georgian King

Atatürk House : The museum, which was opened to visitors in 1984, is important because Mustafa Kemal Atatürk stayed in this mansion in Erzurum in 1919, where he came for congress

Three Vaults : This vault is made of cut stone and is covered with an octagonal body, high pulley and a flattened cone with a dome and conical mixture.

There are animal reliefs such as bulls, snakes, bats and eagles that resemble the horoscope figures seen in Central Asian calendars in the triangular pediments of the two-color cut stone vault and round arched pulley niches.

The bull horns in one of the niches here are similar to a human head in other places.

Nene Hatun National Park : Nene Hatun, who was the leader of the attack of all men and women for the recapture of Aziziye Bastion which was seized during the 93 War at the age of 20, is located in Erzurum district.

Çobandede Bridge : Çobandede Bridge is one of the historical buildings of Erzurum. It was built between 1297-1298 by Emir Çoban Noyin, the Grand Vizier Salduzlu. The bridge reflecting the Seljuk and İlhanlı styles is located on the Aras River.

24 – Places to visit in Erzincan

Located on the historical silk road route, the city remained under Hittite, Urartian, Median, Persian, Hellenistic, Roman domination, and after the victory of Malazgirt, it was under Turkish and Ottoman rule. Erzincan is a tourism paradise with its cultural richness, natural beauties, geography, cuisine and shopping opportunities .

Erzincan is on the first degree earthquake zone. After the 1939 earthquake, the city center was rebuilt in its current location. Erzincan’s economy is based on agriculture. 70% of the active population works in the agricultural sector. The financial and industrial sector is in development. Livestock is the biggest source of income after agriculture.

Hidir Abdal Sultan Tomb : Ocak Village, which is connected to Kemaliye district of Erzincan, has an important place in terms of tourism. The tomb of Hıdır Abdal Sultan in the village attracts a lot of attention every year. Ocak Village is 40 kilometers away from the town center. Hıdır Abdal Sultan, known to have been influenced by Hacı Bektaş Veli, established a lodge at the site of the tomb.

The lodge has a history of 700 years. Hıdır Abdal Sultan established the throne in the hearts of the people for his services. Hidir Abdal Tomb is located in the vicinity. If you are planning to go to Erzincan, you should visit the tomb.

Mama Hatun Caravanserai : It is estimated that the caravanserai was built in the 12th century. There is a historic hammam right next to the caravanserai. Mamahatun Caravanserai in Tercan is 92 kilometers away from Erzincana.

Mama Hatun Tomb : too many historical mosques in Turkey, the presence of the tomb church and also enabled the development of religious tourism. Religious places in our country attract the attention of foreign tourists as well as domestic tourists.

Abrenk Church : This is one of the most robust Armenian monasteries in Anatolia, but it is not known. The Armenian Monastery of Surp Davit (Abrank) is located on the Vank Mountain near the village of Üçpınar in Tercan.

On the hill above the monastery is a chapel surrounded by walls, and a little away from it there are three stalagmites, both standing and one toppled.

Otlukbeli Lake : Otlukbeli Lake, which offers a unique view to the geography of Erzincan, is located in the district of the same name. The lake is only 6 kilometers from the town center. It is an ideal spot for both exploration and photography.

It is one of the lakes of Traversten and has a depth of 15-18 meters. The area is 6500 square meters. The lake has been declared a natural monument.

Girlevik Waterfall : The water of the Girlevik Waterfall boils from nine cliffs in the Kalecik Village and reaches the waterfall through a stream bed. The height of the waterfall is 30-40 m. It is in three stages consisting of stone unique to the region.

Beytahtı Recreation Place : Beytahtı, which is appealing to the eyes with all its beauty on the banks of the Karasu River, is the center of attention of the travelers and is the most preferred recreation place especially by the people in summer months. Located on the 6th kilometer of the Karah road, Beytahtı Recreation Place has cold water springs.

This spot is abundant in green, offers the opportunity to have a picnic around the small lake. The first place that comes to mind for those who want to stay alone with nature in Erzincan is Beytahtı Promenade Place, 15 kilometers away from the city center.

Kadıgölü Park : Kadıgölü is one of the places to visit with its cold water springs and all shades of green. There are trout breeding facilities around the lake.

Gülabibey Mosque : Kemah district, which is one of the historical smelling districts of Erzincan. If you fall one day, we recommend that you include Gülabibey Mosque in your visit to Kemah. Gülabibey Mosque was built in 1454 by Emir Gülabibey. The mosque has three inscriptions.

One of the inscriptions belongs to the period of construction, and one belongs to the period of repair. The last inscription is related to the mosque, the mosque was brought from another place. The architecture of Gülabibey Mosque has a square plan. Rubble and cut stone were used during the construction. One of the historical buildings of the city, the mosque is visited by tourists who come to Erzincan-Kemah during the year

Erzincan Museum : Ocak Village is about 40 km from Kemaliye District. away from the village is a modern and exemplary. The village of Ocak was once known as the h Sheikh Village h. Those who are sincerely devoted to the spiritual world of the founder of the village use the name ı Hıdır Abdal Sultan Ocağı genelde instead of the name of Ocak Village.

The “Hıdır Abdal Sultan Tomb bulunan in the village gives this village a spiritual importance. This tomb and its complex is a good example of the social and cultural development of the village.

Erzincan Castle (Kemah) : The foundation of Kemah Castle, one of the oldest and natural castles of Anatolia, dates back to the Hittite-Urartian period. The castle, built on steep rocks, has two intertwined structures and is surrounded by walls.

Dark Canyon : Canyon at Erzincan Kemaliye district when one of Turkey’s largest canyon. There are base jump, canoeing and rafting activities in the canyon.

Altıntepe : Altıntepe is an old settlement that has been home to Urartian, Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations within the borders of Üzümlü district of Erzincan. Archaeological excavations are still continuing in the settlement established during the Urartian period.

Seven Lakes : Seven Lakes located at the summit of the Keşiş Mountains between Erzincan and Çayırlı are among the attractions of local and foreign tourists who will come to the region.

Located near the Esence Hill at an altitude of 3 thousand 500 meters, the Seven Lakes are among the most preferred places for mountaineers to camp in the region.

Terzibab Mosque : the mosque under a dome that may have most people in Turkey .. 7000 a total of 4000 people full capacity under a dome person ..

In the Terzibaba Mosque, which was built with everything in mind, for example, the carpets are made of yellow dots on a blue background, so the windows are positioned so that they can see the imposing mountains just opposite.

Munzur Mountains : Munz our country in the mountains of Eastern Anatolia Region Tunceli is located on the north side of Erzincan, Tunceli, namely in the province. It is known as Munzur Mountains or Coral Range, it is located in Upper Euphrates region, it is accepted as extension of Taurus Mountains, it has calcareous and toothed mass structure.

Aygır Lake : 114 km away from Erzincan, 1126 km2 surface area Çayırlı district’s population is 9,602 according to the 2014 census. Formerly known as Mans, the date of establishment of the district is unknown. After the Battle of 1071 Malaggirt, Mengücekoğulları’nın, Anatolian Seljuks and the Ilkhanids came under the rule of the region, joined the Ottoman territory in 1401’de.

For a while it passed into the hands of Timu and the Akkoyunlu State. In 1473 he joined the Ottomans. Having been occupied by the Russian forces in 1916, Çayırlı escaped the occupation in February 1918. It became a district in 1954 while it was a parish district of Tercan.

Sakaltutan Ski Center : The meeting point of local and foreign tourists Sakaltutan Ski Center is the biggest factor in the revival of winter tourism in Erzincan. Sakaltutan Ski Resort is 44 km from the city center.

Erkan Ski : Erkan Ski Resort with Turkey’s longest ski slopes with different degrees of difficulty. The Ergan ski resort is close to the airport and among the preferred centers.

The airport is 12 minutes away. There is a new technology chairlift system that can carry 450 people at the same time

23 – Places to visit in Elazığ

Although the history of Elazığ as a settlement is new, the history of the region is quite old.

For this reason, we should consider the history of Elazığ with the history of Harput.

Elazığ , historical monuments, natural beauties, highly developed transportation, communication facilities, health centers, Keban Dam, which is among the important dams of our country, the Caspian Lake, the wonder of nature Buzluk Cave, the shrines of importance for religious tourism, spas suitable for health and spa tourism and its rich folklore, Turkey’s Anatolia East can contribute to the growing tourism sector is one of the largest cities.

Üryan Baba Tomb : Üryan Baba Tomb 6 km from Seyitgazi District Center. in the village of Yazdere. It has a square plan and covered with a dome. The tomb and its imaret were built in 1511-1517 during the Ottoman Period.

Üryan Baba Tomb : Üryan Baba Tomb 6 km from Seyitgazi District Center. in the village of Yazdere. It has a square plan and covered with a dome. The tomb and its imaret were built in 1511-1517 during the Ottoman Period.

Üç Lüleli Çeşme : It is located on the left side of the entrance in Harput. It is near the Aga Mosque. The fountain made of cut stone is of the iwan type. The iwan arch is round, with moon-star on it and palmette motifs on the edges. According to the inscription was built in 1324 (1906).

Ulu Mosque : The mosque is located in the district of Harput and is one of the oldest Turkish mosques in Anatolia. The mosque was repaired in 1899, 1905 and 1996. The mosque, which is still open for worship, consists of three parts: the inner courtyard, the last community place and the inner mosque. The walls are made of rubble stone dome arches and minarets. It has two gates.

Sori Waterfall : It is located in the town of receivables of Elazig. Water density increases with the melting of snow in the spring

Virgin Mary Church : It is located to the east of Harput Castle. Since the rock wall of the castle constitutes the western wall, the church seems to be buried in the rocks of the castle. It is also known as the Church of the Virgin Mary, the Red Church, the Syriac Church and the Yakubi Church, one of the oldest shrines in Anatolia. It is believed that the building, thought to have been built in 179 AD, was first used by pagans in the fortress for hiding idols, and later the Yakubi Christians turned the church into a church.

Mansur Baba Mausoleum : According to the legend, a large sarcophagus was excavated in the presence of Beyzade master, one of the spiritual elders of Harput, upon the dream of a woman named Şahende. Meşihat (Şeyhülislamlık) was informed by telegraph and a tomb was built upon the response and the tomb was named as Mansur Baba.

Keban Dam Lake : It is located in the Keban District of Elazığ. Keban Dam is 125 km long and 675 m2 in volume of 30.1 billion m3 and 635 m3 / s average daily flow is the case with Turkey’s second largest artificial lake.

Kazım Efendi Mausoleum : The tomb has a domed and this dome is placed on 5 columns which are open between them. The grave section, which is directly under the dome, is connected to the dome by the arches formed between the columns. on a circular base.

Hoca Hasan Hammam : It is one of the classical Ottoman type baths in Harput that has survived until today. It consists of dressing, warming and bathing places. There are two entrance doors. Although it is plain in the west, it is remarkable that the eastern gate is domed. The dressing area is square and covered with a dome.

Completely demolished, the warmth is replaced by the bathing place. The bathing place consists of large domes with four iwans and domed halves at the corners. It is located to the west of the Kursunlu Mosque.

Hazar Lake : Located in the southeast of our city and 26km from the city center. Hazar Lake, which is parallel to Elazığ-Diyarbakır Road, is a tectonic lake. The lake, which is located to the south of Hazarbaba Mountain, is separated from Uluova by Mastar Mountains.

1,250 mt from the sea. The length of the lake is approximately 22 km. the widest part is 5-6 km. The surface of the lake is 86 km2 and the depth is 200-250 meters. ranged between. The Caspian Lake is used for tourism and economy.

Hazarbaba Mountain : 34 Hazarbaba Ski Center yapılan, which is located on the Hazarbaba Mountain which is at the height of 2,347 meters in the south of our district, provides service with skiing track, chairlift and cafeteria facilities. 1100 m chairlift and mechanical installations comply with the standards

Harput Castle : There are various legends about Harput Castle. According to a rumor, it was said that milk was used instead of water in the preparation of the mortar during the construction of the fortress, so it was called “Milk Castle“.

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism carried out important restoration works on the northwest and east walls of the castle.

Golan Hot Springs : It is 18 km away from Karakocan District of Elazig. The district has natural beauties rich in tourism. Golan Hot Springs, which is located next to the Peri Stream in the village of Noktaagac in the west of the district, attracts thousands of visitors every year.

According to the report of the Refik Saydam Central Hygiene Institute, it is stated that these spas are good for the treatment of rheumatism, neuritis, poly-neuritis, fracture-dislocation, gynecological diseases and skin diseases.

Considering that the Golan Hot Springs and Fairy Water constitute a beautiful landscape, we can see it as a good recreation and resting place. In addition, Karakoçan district is rich in mineral waters.

Buzluk Cave ( CLOSED ) In 1990, the natural structure of the cave was preserved and landing steps and illumination of the cave was made easier to visit by domestic and foreign tourists.

Since the underground air flow is present in the cave, it is warm in winters and cold in summers. During the hot summer months, ice is formed in this cave. In ancient times, local people brought and sold the ice they brought out of this cave to Harput in June-July-August and they made money.

Belek Gazi Monument : It belongs to Belek Gazi, the son of Behram Bey, the grandson of Artuk Bey, one of the commanders of Sultan Alparslan. It was built in 1964 by sculptor Nurettin ORHAN

Çirçir Waterfall : The second largest artificial lake in the country is a Keban Dam, a water that develops east and southeast through the three districts. In addition to energy production, fish production and fishing are also carried out so that I can tell you what you enjoy with this trout.

Especially, there is also the Gin Waterfall. Stretch your feet to enjoy the sky blue among the yellowed grass in autumn, enjoy the sun in the middle of the insatiable green in spring. The non-verbal melodies of the gin insects that inhabited the region in the ears. 

22 – Places to visit in Edirne

Edirne, Turkey to Europe either on the connecting road. The climate is continental and the winters are long and cold, while the summers are hot and dry. Meriç, Arda and Tunca rivers meet on the plain.

Places to visit in Edirne include 612 historical monuments reflecting Ottoman Turkish art throughout the province.

Edirne southern districts Keşan and Enez; Sea, beaches and natural beauties are the places that people visit frequently. Things to see in Edirne without waiting any longer.

Justice Pavilion:  Palace in Edirne Palace. The only building in the palace. It is in the Sarayiçi district where Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling is organized. It was added to Edirne Palace during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent. It is said that Kanuni had his laws written here.


SukruPasa Memorial
 : SukruPasa Memorial and Balkan War Museum: The memorial museum is a complex built in memory of the martyrs and the Balkan War of 26 March 1913. Şükrü Pasha, who defended Edirne in the absence of the Şükrü Pasha monument during the war, was brought to Kıyık Tabya, one of the defensive places of Edirne, and a monument was built in his memory.

Together with the monument, a museum consisting of the belongings of the people of Edirne and the Balkan Wars was created in the bastion.

Sweti George Bulgarian Church : It was built in 1880 in the Kiyik District of Edirne. The church was decorated in 1889 and written in Slavic bulgarian. There are some paintings from the church which were previously in the same place. Popularly known as the Bulgarian Church.

Edirne Urban Forest : (İzzet Arseven Recreation Facility) is an important element of the city’s green area system. The size of the forest area is 29.6 ha. The City Forest is located on the Edirne-Karaağaç highway, 2 km away from the city center and on the banks of the Meriç River.

Synagogue : Edirne Great Synagogue, Edirne, Europe’s largest and the world’s third largest synagogue in the worship.

Selimiye Mosque : Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, the Ottoman sultan II. The mosque was built by Selim Architect Sinan. The Selimiye Mosque, built by Sinan at the age of 90 and called as im my masterpiece ”, is one of the most important works of both Mimar Sinan and Ottoman architecture.

Sarayiçi Balkan War Martyrdom : Sarayiçi Balkan War Martyrdom in Edirne is one of the tourist spots that come to the city during the year.

It was built in memory of 300 thousand soldiers defending their homeland during the Balkan War of 1912-1913 and also for the memory of 20 thousand soldiers who died in Sarajevo in 1913, left hungry and dehydrated. In 1939, the Balkan Martyrs’ Monument was built for martyrdom. If you’re visiting Edirne, we recommend visiting Sarayici Balkan War Martyrdom.

Kırkpınar Private Square : The Turkish nation has been known as a warrior nation throughout its thousands of years of history and on the lands they established. At the beginning of the preparations made by the Turkish army in preparation for war, sports and wrestling are the most important ones. The origin of Turkish wrestling dates back to the period when the Hun Empire was founded.

Wrestling, which appeared as ucak Karakucak de in those times, began to be organized as oil wrestling without losing its essence and spirit with the transition of the Ottoman Empire to Rumelia and became a tradition that has been maintained until today.

Rüstem Pasha Caravanserai : The Grand Vizier of Suleiman the Magnificent, Rüstem Pasha, had the Architect Sinan. It is one of the interesting examples of classical Ottoman architecture and one of the magnificent buildings of the Kanuni period. The courtyard is in the plan of inns. Two-storey rooms are placed around the rectangular courtyard. The faces of the floors facing the courtyard have porticoes.

Behind the porticoes are rooms with stoves and niches. On the long sides, there are staircases that go up against each other. The brick ornament on the upper floor windows and door arches is interesting. The walls built of cut stones and bricks give the building a monumental appearance.

The Rustem Pasha Caravanserai was restored in 1972 and turned into a hotel.

Dolmens of Lalapaşa : Dolmen is a prehistoric structure consisting of large flat stones placed horizontally on top of them with several large flat stones lined up side by side spaced side by side and thought to be used as a grave.

Karaağaç Railway Station : It is one of the four guards designed by the architect Kemalettin Bey on behalf of Şark Railways Company. Other stations; Plovdiv Station, Thessaloniki Station and Sofia Station.

Hıdırlık Bastion : Among the bastions defending Edirne in the Balkan War, Hıdırlık Bastion was used as the headquarters of Şükrü Pasha, the defender of Edirne. The most magnificent and the largest of the Edirne bastions, which touched the defense of the city, is the Hidirlik Bastion.

Beyazıd Bridge : II. The bridge was built by Architect Hayrettin during the Beyazit period (in 1488) and has 6 eyes and a length of 115.82 meters and a width of 5.70 m. The bridge located on the Tunca River in Edirne city; It connects Beyazıt Complex with the city.

Üç Şerefeli Mosque : Between 1443-1447, Sultan Murat II had it built. The mosque is located between the early and classical style in Ottoman art. This is a first-time plan. 24 m. diameter of the central dome, two of the pillars, four of the wall post is sitting on six abutments. On the sides there are square sections covered with two smaller domes. The structure, as a novelty, is a transverse rectangular structure.

21– Places to visit in Diyarbakır

Diyarbakir is a city with interesting architectural features. Nebi Mosque and Ulu Mosque are masterpieces with their historical backgrounds and architectural styles.

Established in 700 BC, Diyarbakır has a rich historical heritage from the Hurris, Assyrians, Medes, Romans, Byzantines, Umayyads, Abbasids, Oghuzes, Seljuks and Ottomans. There are mosques, madrasas, inns as well as many churches.

Diyarbakır list of places to see must-see places in Diyarbakır for you.

Ulu Mosque: Ulu Mosque  , the largest and most famous mosque in the city, is one of the oldest mosques in Anatolia. The building was built in 639 on the site of the Martoma Church, the largest shrine in the city center during the reign of Omar. Later, in 1091, the Great Seljuk ruler Melikşah’ın by the command of a great repair, repair and add-ons many times in different periods, we learn from the inscriptions.

Tigris River: If you plan to make a journey to the history of Diyarbakir, you should include the natural beauties of the city to your places of visit and include the Tigris River at the top of your trip list.

Hasan Pasha Inn: Hasan Pasha Inn is a historical inn located on Gazi Street, opposite the eastern entrance of Ulu Mosque in Diyarbakır. let’s come teas

Sülüklü Han: The historical Sülüklü Han which was built in 1683 by Hanilioğlu Mahmut Çelebi and his sister Atike Hatun was restored in 2010 and put into service of visitors. Hasan Pasha Han is one of the most popular places in recent times. There is an old well in the inn.

Caravanserai: One of the must-see places in Diyarbakır with its architecture and interior structure, the construction of the caravanserai started in 1521 and was completed in 1527.

The inn consists of 72 rooms, 17 shops and a barn with a capacity of 800 camels. Today it has been restored and turned into a hotel.

4 Legged Minaret: The Four Legged Minaret of the Sheikh Mutahhar Mosque, built by Akkoyunlu Kasım Han, is one of the interesting monuments built on four pillars. Seven Columns of the Minaret is believed to have fulfilled every wish of the last seven times.

In the inscription of the mosque, the mosque was built in the time of Kasım Bey, the Sultan of Akkoyunlu in 1500, and is the only example in Anatolia.

Ramparts: the Republic of Turkey made Diyarbakır located in the State borders by Huri in MÖ.3.000-4.000 year that the icon of the nature of the province where the present citadel is, the size and height as a world first in terms of the length of Great Wall of China after the name of the structure comes as second in the world .

Çayönü: First settlement BC 10200 BC and the region was BC. It lived up to the 4200s. Buildings of different architectural designs have been found for 6,000 years (round huts, grill plan, stone pavement, etc.).

Behram Pasha Mansion: The building is located on the eastern side of Behram Pasha Street. It was built in accordance with the traditional Diyarbakir house architecture. The structure was constructed as two-storeyed in two sections, east and south.

Basalt stone dominates the building, which is one of the examples of civil architecture in Diyarbakır . It consists of a courtyard near the square in the middle of the building and a series of iwans and rooms surrounding this courtyard. Behram Pasha Mansion, which is made entirely of black basalt stone, shows that white limestone was used in the decorations.

Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı House: The house of Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı, which is one of the most beautiful examples of preserving the characteristics of Diyarbakır houses, is located in the Camii Kebir Neighborhood in the city center of Diyarbakır.

It was built in 1733. known as the old Trahom Hospital for a period, then the building was transferred to Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı’s family. It was purchased by the Ministry of Culture in 1973 and organized as a museum. The museum also exhibits special belongings of poets, letters and books and ethnographic works.

The Akkoyunlu, Artuklu and Ottoman styles dominate the architecture of Diyarbakır. Considering the climatic conditions, the house, which is composed of summer, winter and spring sections, has an inner courtyard and a multi-window, has an oval pool in the central courtyard.

Ten-Eyed Bridge (Tigris Bridge): The magnificent bridge known as the Ten-Eyed Bridge, the Tigris Bridge, the Silvan Bridge and the Mervani Bridge is located 3km west of the Mardin Gate.

Some sources about the history of the bridge in the 6th century I. Anastasias period is reached information. Over time, the bridge was destroyed by the forces surrounding the city and was later repaired again.

It is known that the city was destroyed by the Byzantine Emperor Juannes Tzimisces during the siege in 974 for the last time.

Mar Petyum Church: It is near Sheikh Mattar Mosque in Özdemir District of Sur District. The church, which was not known exactly when it was built, is still used by the Chaldeans of the Catholic sect. The exact history of the Mar Petyun Church is unknown due to the lack of written sources and the lack of inscriptions.

On the door in the northwest corner, which provides entrance to the church, there is an inscription written in 1834. 1834 is considered the date of repair. The building has been repaired many times. As in many buildings in Diyarbakır, black basalt stone was used as the main building material

Hevsel Gardens: Hevsel Gardens extends as much as you can between the walls of Diyarbakir and the Tigris. It has been the subject of legends and folk songs. It is said that Mesopotamia, the homeland of agriculture, is perhaps the oldest granary, but the wildlife that Hevsel holds is not known.

This paradise is home to more than 180 species of birds, as well as many mammals such as otters, foxes, martens, squirrels and hedgehogs

Gazi Pavilion: The building, whose real name is Semanoğlu Pavilion, was built by the 15th century Akkoyunlu State. Since it was used as a headquarters during the First World War, it was purchased by the municipality in 1935 and named as Gazi Pavilion.

It is on the western slope of the Tigris Bridge outside the Mardin Gate. The kiosk was built on two floors, each having an iwan and spaces on either side of the iwans. At present, belongings of Atatürk, documents and photographs are exhibited.

The mansion, which is used as a museum, is a unique place worth seeing with its view of Tigris River, Hevsel Gardens, Kırklar Mountain and On Gözlü Bridge. In the kiosk, which welcomes its guests as a trip and picnic area, there is an atmosphere that gives people peace.

Ağil Assyrian Castle: It is estimated that the castle, built on a monolithic rock, was built during the reign of the Assyrians, surrounded on three sides by deep valleys and carved on the other side. It is known that the inner part of the castle, which was built on a very large area, was used as a shelter and storage at that time.

The four tunnels known and seen for today are carved into the rocks and the baths in the valleys that are meters away from the castle reach the Tigris River bed. There are also tunnels to escape from underground without going to the enemy in the cramped moments.

Virgin Mary Church : Since the 3rd century, the church is still open for worship in Ali Pasha. Due to the changes in the original structure due to repairs, since the last repair in the 18th century continues to bear the traces of history. The Assyrian Ancient Church of the Virgin Mary with its three courtyards keeps its historical monuments in its structure.

Surp Giragos Armenian Orthodox Church : The information about the church was first recorded in written sources in 1517 . Therefore, it is thought to have been built in the 16th century. Two big fires broke out in the church between 1827 and 1880 .

After the great fire in 1880, additional buildings were built. After the additions, two were in the women’s court on the second floor of the church; The building, which has become the only Armenian church in the world with 7 horan , 5 of which are on the ground floor, has reached the capacity of three thousand people to worship together.

Diyarbakır Archeology Museum : The museum was opened in 1922 in the Zinciriye madrasah, which belongs to the complex of the Ulu Mosque.

The museum has a rich collection with many historical artifacts in the rescue works of the Ilisu Dam since 2000, in addition to the excavations carried out in the region, the excavations carried out in the region, as well as the works exhibited by means of confiscation, Çayönü and Hallançemi

20– Places to visit in Denizli


Being an industrial, export and commercial center, Denizli is also a university city with more than thirty thousand students.

Besides its historical monuments, it also attracts attention with its Aegean cuisine with its culture and delicious dishes. Denizli, which has been home to many empires throughout history, has many historical sites.

Denizli is home to the world-famous Pamukkale Travertines and has many historical and natural beauties to visit.

Tourism, Hotel and accommodation is also a province of interest.

Pamukkale Travertines: We added Pamukkalesi to the list of the 100 most beautiful places in the world . Pamukkale, southwest Turkey ‘until Denizli is a natural site in the province. The city springs and terraces of carbonate minerals and travertines from flowing waters.

Hierapolis Ancient City : Denizli province 18 km. The ancient city of Hierapolis, which is located to the north of the city, is called “Holy City Ar in the Archeology literature and it is due to the existence of many temples and other religious buildings in the city.

Although the information about the establishment of the city is limited; King of Pergamum II. By Eumenes BC. II. YY. It is known that Hierapolis, the legendary founder of Pergamum, was named Hierapolis.

Laodicea Ancient City : It is 6 km. north of the ancient city of Laodicea, geographically very convenient point and was established in the south of the river Lykos.

The name of the city is mentioned in the ancient sources as La Laodikeia on the shores of Lykos ”. According to other ancient sources, the city BC. Between the years 261-263 II. It was founded by Antiochus and named after Laodike, wife of Antiochus.

Kaklik Cave : Denizli 30 km. Honaz district is located in Kaklik Town. The caves form people’s first natural shelters. Therefore, it has attracted the attention of researchers for many years and has been the subject of detailed research. However, in addition to these features, the happiness of the discovery and course of the hidden beauties hidden in the caves gives people the pleasure of caving as a science in recent years.

Keloğlan Cave : The caves, which were evaluated in developed western countries and USA in the middle of the 18th century, started to be used in our country after 1970s for various economic purposes, especially tourism.

Dodurgalar Keloğlan İni Cave It is located on the eastern slope of Mallı Mountain, 3 km west of Dodurgalar Town, 18 km east of Acıpayam District, 60 km from Denizli. Denizli-Antalya Highway, which connects Western Anatolia and Aegean Regions to the Mediterranean, passes near this cave.

The total length is 145 m and it is a horizontally developed passage type fossil cave. The abundance of stalactites, stalagmites, milk, macaroni and cover dripstones inside the cave have turned this cave into a dripstone forest. Therefore, it is a very suitable place for tourism purposes. In 2003, tourism was gained and social facilities are available.

Acıgöl (Çardak Lake) : It is a tectonic lake. The area is 41.34km2. It is between Çardak and AfyonDazkırı. Lake feeds waters descending from Söğüt Mountains. The altitude of the lake, also called Acıtuz Lake, is 836m.

Burdur Lake (854m altitude), Söğüt mountain bottoms, sometimes 1-2 m above the coast of the bitter waters. These waters are thought to have come from Burdur Lake.

In the places where the waters of the Lake Acıtuz are drawn, a thin and white salt cover remains and the animals meet their needs by licking them. There are potassium, sodium and sulfate in combination with the goldeki salt. These items are evaluated by the establishments established by the goal.

Saklı Göl : It is a corner of “ hidden ” paradise like its name in a secluded corner of Denizli . An excellent market alternative for everyone living in Denizli.

because it is partly distant, it can create a disturbance within the bodies. which is perhaps the fatal beauty. Despite the years still remained untouched.

Yesildere Waterfall: Waterfall  spilled from a height of 55 meters creates an exquisite image. Yeşildere Waterfall , which creates a fascinating beauty with its snow-white water flowing in the greenery, is a must-see.

Yeşildere Waterfall is surrounded by trees in spring and summer with colorful flowers blooming in the beauty of nature creates.

There are also trout facilities around the waterfall. In the cool weather of the waterfall you can have a pleasant time sitting against the magnificent view.

Güney Waterfall : It is located within the boundaries of Cinlere Bay in Denizli, Güney. About 4 km south of the district. south of the river.

The waterfall is worth seeing in terms of its natural beauty. The hidden paradise, 70 km from Denizli, is the first degree protected area. It is formed by the waters coming from the slopes of Cindere Mountain, 3 km away from the southern district center. B. The waterfall which is poured into the Menderes River from a height of about 20 m with a coy, is calcareous and as a result of this, it forms limestone steps and various formations in the waterfall bed.

South Waterfall bridal veil, which should be watched from sunrise to evening, is created by Damlataş Cave, which is a stalactite stalactite with stalactite stalagmites and water droplets drifting over emerald green velvety mosses.

Karahayıt Thermal Springs : The temperature of the water varies between 420 degrees Celsius and 560 degrees Celsius. digestive system, stomach, intestine, liver, biliary tract is said to be good for many diseases.

It is also used as drinking water. The miraculous source of this water was registered by Ege University. It is an indispensable part of Denizli tour

Camlik Park : One of the most important features of Çamlık Forest Resting Place adjacent to Pamukkale University Campus is the possibility of a night picnic.

Because the area is safe and well lit, there is a picnic at night. There are two entrance gates, Çamlık and Kınıklı.

Pamukkale Archaeological Museum : One of the largest buildings in the city of Hierapolis, the Roman Bath has been serving as the Hierapolis Archaeological Museum since 1984.

In addition to the Hierapolis excavations, the museum also includes artifacts from the Lycos (Çürüksu) valley cities such as Laodikeia, Colossai, Tripolis and Attuda.

In addition, the archaeological finds obtained from Beycesultan Mound, which gives the best examples of the Bronze Age, constitute an important part of the museum.

In addition, the artifacts uncovered from some settlements in Caria, Pisidia and Lydia were collected and exhibited in Hierapolis Museum.

Atatürk House Ethnography Museum ; Denizli, Saraylar Quarter is located on 459 streets. Although there is no definite document about the construction date of the building; It is understood that the information we obtained from the public was made in the late 19th century.

The building is defined as Chios style due to its exterior structure, plan, form of windows and ornamental features. The two-storey building consists of a central hall and rooms opening to it.

The hall of the upper floor is opened to the exiting balcony which activates the facade on the front facade, and to the section rising up two floors on the rear facade and later added.

Temple of Apollo Lairbenos : This sanctuary dedicated to Apollo Lairbenos, an Anatolian God, was built by researchers WMRamsay, DG Hogarth and HA Brown in May 1887 on the southern bank of the Menderes River, 35 kilometers from Hierapolis. was determined.

Considering the other cult areas in the region, the Sanctuary of Apollo Lairbenos should have been built on the cult center, probably dedicated to the Goddess Kybele, in the early Emperor Hadrianus Period (AD.117-138) and immediately afterwards.

The temple of the god was placed at a point dominating Menderes Valley in the westernmost part of the sanctuary. Located in the northwest-southeast direction, the temple is in a plan type tetrastylos (four columns on the front) and corinthian on a high podium using the bedrock.

Alacain Cave : Alacain ruins, fortress, caves and necropolis are located. The tomb types seen in the necropolis are sarcophagus type carved on the rocks which have been turned into a sarcophagus type platform carved into the rocks.

The natural caves on the slopes of the steep rocks were used during the Byzantine period. To the southwest of the settlement, there are 4 shepherd houses belonging to Alacain Quarter of Acıpayam.

Tripolis Ancient City ; 40 km from the center of Denizli. away from the town of Buldan, Yenicekent Town and was established on the slope between the Menderes River. Tripolis is one of the ancient cities that have access to Central Anatolia and the Mediterranean Sea through the valleys opening to the west and north, the Çürüksu Plain to the southeast of the Aegean and its valleys.

Laodikeia, which was established in the Çürüksu Valley in the south of the city, is 30 km. 20 km from Hierapolis. Away. There was no precise information about the first establishment of Tripolis. However, the documents show that the first name of Tripolis was Apollonia and later it was called as Tripolis in the Late Hellenistic Period and that its first establishment was in the time of Lydian State.

Denizli Ufo Museum : Opened in 2002 in Istanbul, the Ufo Museum moved here in 2005. This museum in the city center is the 4th International UFO Museum in the world.

Other UFO museums are in Japan, the USA and the UK. On the other hand, it is the first International UFO Museum in Europe, Middle East and Balkans. As the name suggests, historical events related to UFOs are explained in the museum.

Honaz Mountain National Park : It is within the borders of Honaz District. It was declared on 21 April 1995. Mount Honaz National Park is located on the southern edge of Çürüksu Basin, which is a part of Büyük Menderes depression, on the border between Aegean and Mediterranean regions, southeast of Denizli city center.

On the south side of the mountain, which has an altitude of 2,571 meters, the flats lie at an altitude of 1200/1300 meters. The mountain, which is separated from the Valley of the Intestinal Stream and Baba Mountain in the west, is bordered by the deep valley of Kocaçay in the east.

Pamukkale Natural Park : This Natural Park, where Pamukkale is intertwined with nature, has beautiful cafeterias where you can relax, have tea and breakfast.

In addition, watching the geese and ducks in the middle of the pond and feeding them gives separate happiness. It is located just below the Pamukkale Travertines.

19– Places to visit in Çorum

Çorum is a city where agriculture, animal husbandry, industry and trade industries are highly developed.

I guess we also don’t hear that Leblebi is famous.

There are countless tourist attractions in Çorum. They’re all waiting to be discovered.

I cannot help mentioning the food culture, if your way has fallen to Çorum, do not return without eating many delicious dishes such as Çorum Mantı, Madımak and Katmer .

There are many places in terms of holiday and tourism 

Hattusha – Bogazkale : The ancient city of Hattusha, which is located near the province of Corum, is an old settlement which was the capital of the Hittite Empire.

The ancient city, now known as Bogazkoy, was built in BC. It was a capital city in the 17th and 13th centuries and the first excavation was carried out in 1834 by Charles Texier. In addition, this city is the same name that introduces the world.

Çorum Museum : If you are a traveler who likes to visit the museum, we recommend you to visit the Çorum Museum in the city center, the Boğazköy Museum where the artifacts from Hattutaş Antique City are exhibited and the Alacahöyük Museum where the findings from the Alacahöyük excavations are exhibited.

Çorum Castle : One of the historical stops in Çorum is Çorum Castle . We recommend you to visit Çorum Castle and Kandiber Castle which have hundreds of years of history 

Iskilip Castle : Çorum is a district of the province and the name of this district center. It was also called Esculape (Esculap) in western sources, especially in the French sources, after the Ottoman period.

Çorum Clock Tower : The historical clock tower, which is located in the center of Çorum and is one of the most important symbols of the city, is a gift of Sultan Abdulhamid II, commander of the guard union 7-8 Hasan Pasha to the citizens of Çorumlu.

Çorum Ulu Mosque : Researchers cannot give a precise date when the Ulu Mosque was built on Osmancık Street in Çorum. However, it is learned from the sources that the Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Keykubat was built by the freed slave Hayrettin Hazır. However, it was suggested that it was built at the end of the Seljuk period based on its pulpit, which is a very important work in terms of wood workmanship.

It was dated to the end of the XIII century and the beginning of the XIV century. However, it is controversial whether this pulpit is connected to the mosque. It was also suggested that the pulpit was brought to the mosque after the construction. However, it is not known where the pulpit was brought from. It was probably built for another Seljuk Mosque and then it was placed in the Grand Mosque of Çorum.

Kargı Plateau : It is a natural wonder with its trout grown in Aksu and Gökçedoğan ponds, vegetation and abundant water resources.

When you go 8 km northeast of the Kargı District which is 12 km inland from the road connecting Istanbul to the Eastern Black Sea, the Kargı Plateau and its associated Aksu, Çobanlar, Örencik, Göl; It is possible to reach Çetni, Doğluca and other plateaus

Iskilip Rock Tomb : Iskilip was built on a 100 m high natural rock in the center of Iskilip and there are Roman rock tombs on the southern and southeast skirts of the castle. The rock grave to the southeast has a rectangular entrance with two columns. Round column bodies descend.

There are lions sitting on the bracelets on the headboards. In the triangular pediment above the column capitals, there are two lion figures lying opposite each other. There is a sword in one hand and a glass in the other. Inside the grave chamber there are two dead scales

Laçin Kapılıkaya Monumental Rock Tomb : Approximately 27 km from Çorum. It is located on the north-west corner of the nose of a rock block extending towards the north on the rugged terrain formed by steep, rocky and deep valleys split by streams in Kırkdilim locality. It is a Hellenistic rock tomb belonging to the Commander İKEZİOS. It is dated to the II century.

65 m above the tea level. The height of the rock-cut tomb has a trapezoid shaped podium floor. “ IKEZİOS ” is read on the door of the grave chamber . The grave chamber has kareplan and there are niches carved in the left and right sides of the entrance.

Ortaköy İncesu Canyon : İncesu Canyon, which is a natural wonder, is worth seeing. The İncesu Canyon, located in the İncesu Village of Ortaköy District of Çorum, is 12.5 km long. Incesu Canyon, which has only one entrance and exit, is steep rocky on both sides. According to the season, the canyon is suitable for rafting and trekking.

Located in the village of İncesu, 60 kilometers from Çorum, the İncesu Canyon is one of the important places of the region with its historical and natural beauties. The canyon, which has been home to 8 different civilizations throughout history, contains important historical ruins such as reliefs, castle ruins and rock tombs.

Tourists who go to the canyon during the suitable season between June 15th and October 15th can visit the calm water of Çekerek River. Those who move in the direction of the water flow, 1.5 meters from the river bed can see the reliefs of the Kybele. The canyon that starts with natural beauties turns into a journey through history.

Koyunbaba Bridge : The river flows through the seven eyes of the bridge. It is possible that the bridge will remain 15-eyed due to the filling of these eyes both on the castle side and the Gemici neighborhood. The largest of these eyes is 16.35 meters high.

The smallest is 9.20 meters. The arches of the bridge were built in the style of five pointed arches, which were generally made during the Ottoman period. However, in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th arches, this sharpness approaches the circle arc. The tendency towards both sides of the bridge is 4%. This creates a more beautiful aesthetic appearance than the flat bridge.

The Hittite Way : Anatolia is an important place where many civilizations have been inhabited since history

Yazılıkaya Temple : Corum province in by ancient history buffs Attractions in Çorum , which can be counted among Yazılıkaya Temple Hattuşa Dynasty is one of the largest and most impressive holy places.

As an open air temple, more than 90 paintings of gods, goddesses and animal species have been embroidered on the temple surface. The reliefs on the temple walls have a certain order and are depicted with hieroglyphic inscriptions.

Hattusha Ancient City : BC. 17th century BC This region, which was the capital of the Hittite Empire between the 13th century, is located near the city center. This ancient city, now known as Boğazköy, was first excavated by Charles Texier in 1834 and announced by the same person to the world.

In 1986, it was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Not to mention much. In short, if you are someone who loves history, it is a must-see.

Çorum Center : The gate of the Black Sea Region to Central Anatolia, Çorum has a unique position within the Anatolian cultural mosaic. In Corum, where cultural data dating back 7,000 years ago are found, Hattusa is the first capital of the Hittites who founded the first organized state.

Hattusa is one of the 9 values ​​in our country which is included in the World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO in the heart of Anatolia. The Hittite civilization is as old and rich as the Egyptian civilization. Text tablets of the Kadesh Treaty between Hittites and Egyptians were found in Bogazkoy. The archaeological site of Alacahöyük, known as Arinna; 13 King’s Tomb, Hatti Bronze Sun Course and the Sphinx Gate is a historical place worth seeing. The Great Leader is also important as it is the starting point of our first national excavations with the directives of Great Atatürk himself.

18 – Places to visit in Çankırı

Çankırı lived Hittite, Phrygian, Cimmerian, Persian, Alexander the Great, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, Danişment, Candaroğlu and Ottoman periods respectively. During the Byzantine period, Germanikopolis and Gangra, later called Kengri, became Çankırı in the Republican Period. To summarize Çankırı;  High mountains covered with snow in the half of the year, forests covering one third of the land, highlands suitable for many kinds of tourism such as camping, caravans, pedestrian and horseback hiking, cycling, photography and hunting, rich thermal resources and drinking, cultural values ​​of centuries, loving people and traditional people It is ideal for those who want to stay alone with nature and get away from city life.

Çankırı Museum : A newspaper published in Duygu newspaper published in Çankırı between 1930-1938 reported that three stone monuments with antique value were brought to the public garden and taken under protection.

The Museum, which continued its works in this building until 1976, was temporarily moved to Çankırı High School due to the demolition of the Public Education Building and the construction of the 100th Anniversary Cultural Center in its place. A class of the high school was turned into a warehouse and the office activities of the museum were carried out here. When the construction of the 100th Year Cultural Center was completed, on 23 August 1981 the Museum was moved to the second floor of this building and opened to visitors again.

With this news, it is understood that an application that can be evaluated within the scope of Museology activity was started to be carried out by the Directorate of Culture at that time. In a professional sense, the Museum activity started with the exhibition of 116 pieces compiled from the environment on 9 June 1972 on the lower floor of the Halkevi building (Public Education Center).

Cendere (Salman) Höyük : It is located in the Cendere Village on the side of the Çankırı-Kastamonu motorway, southeast of Ilgaz district. The monumental structures in the region are located on the eastern slopes of a rocky, high hill to the south of Devrez Stream. There are caves carved by many people, rock tombs, temples which are supposed to be rock churches and caverns of unknown purpose.

It is presumed that this was one of the sacred areas where religious ceremonies were held and possibly connected to the mound. Rock temples, steep and narrow passages through which the access roads, caravans, was made to worship and pray to protect the request from bandits.

Sakaeli Rock Tombs : The rock tombs on the steep slopes to the south of the hill where the village rests on the back of the village, which is 7 km from the center of the Central District and 72 km from the city center, belong to the Roman and Byzantine Periods.

3 km from the village in the direction of the stream. Fairy chimney formations and the rock tombs between them form interesting images

Çankırı Castle and Emir Karatekin Bey Tomb : The castle is built on a small hill to the north of the city. The walls are built with a mixture of rubble stones and bricks. The fortress, which was also used as a settlement in the past, has survived until today.

Salt Cave : The salt deposits which are located 20 km from the central district and estimated to have been operated since the Hittite Period have the largest rock salt reserves of our country. Visitors who visit the cave formed by cavities opened to obtain salt think that they are in a modern highway tunnel. The cave has an area of ​​approximately 100 hectares and consists of many galleries.

The rock salt produced in the cave where stalactites and stalagmites are found in places are processed in salt factories in our province and marketed as table and industrial salt throughout the country. The Governor of Çankırı aims to bring the cave into tourism by introducing the tur Crystal Art Gallery ”project, which will include sculptures and reliefs of various periods in the cave, and the salt sculptures, the first step of the project, are exhibited in the cave.

Efforts are underway to bring the cave, which has a favorable environment for asthma patients, to health tourism with its constant temperature and humidity values.

Alpsarı Pond (Sarıgölü) : The Alpsarı Pond , which is 10 km from the town center and 22 km from the city center, is the largest pond of the environment with an area of ​​227.000 m2.

It is an important recreation area due to the topographical structure of the area and the beauty of the flora integrated with this structure.

Ilgaz Ski Center : Ilgaz Ski Center, which is one of the most important ski centers of the Black Sea Region, is located in Ilgaz National Park which is established on an altitude of 2850 meters on the Ilgaz Mountain between Kastamonu and Çankırı. The ski season starts in December and continues until April.

Bayramören Historical Wooden Bridge : The bridge built on the Melan River is an important gateway connecting the two sides of the valley, especially for the passage of pedestrians and animals.

The construction date of the bridge is not known exactly according to the research XIX. century with the efforts of the people of the district is estimated. The historic bridge exhibits an architecture built with timber on three pillars built of smooth cut stone.

These feet are made of triangles in the direction of water arrival and rectangular in the direction of flow. wooden roof.

Ulu Mosque (Sultan Süleyman Mosque): The mosque, which was built by Sadık Kalfa, one of the architects of Mimar Sinan, was opened for worship in 1558 by the order of the Ottoman Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent.

The mosque, which is located in the central district and has a square plan, has a large full dome in the middle and half domes on all four sides of this dome.

Kırkpınar Plateau : Located 70 km from Çankırı and 22 km from Ilgaz, this plateau is one of the most beautiful highlands of our country. The plateau is on the slope of Emir Gazi Hill and there are many flower species.

You will feel the spring air even in the hottest days of summer. You can do a lot of activities here, especially picnics.

17 – Places to visit in Çanakkale

Canakkale Turkey is a kind of spiritual heart. Martyrdom and shrines are from Turkey and is a province visited anywhere in the world. Don’t look at what I say if your path falls in the title. definitely go and visit the cemeteries of the martyrs. If you plan to go, it is best to have a guided tour of your first trip. you can see both what you don’t know and what you don’t see.

Kaz Mountains : Did you know that after Alper, it produces the most oxygen? The Kaz Mountains are the highest mountain of the Biga peninsula in the northwest of the Anatolian peninsula.

Assos Ancient City : one of the ancient cities that managed to stay until today. History of the ancient city of Assos, which hosted the famous philosopher Aristotle on his land while witnessing the history, was founded in the 2nd century BC. It goes back to the 6th century. The ancient city, which was established directly across the island of Lesbos, descends to the sea and the stairs in the form of terraces.

Çimpe Castle : It was taken in 1356 during the period of 1, Orhan Bey. Most historians and historical sources, Orhan Bey ‘s son Suleyman Pasha ‘s Edirne ‘ s results in the surrounding Bulgarian and Serbian forces to help disrupt the Byzantine castle is indicated as a gift.

Çanakkale Martyrs ‘Monument : This monument, known as the Çanakkale Martyrs’ Monument, ascends to the sky on Hisarlık Hill in front of Morto Bay at the tip of the Dardanelles onthe Gallipoli Peninsulawithin the boundaries of the province. Çanakkale Martyrs Memorial; Theremembrance of what happened in this geography during World War I in 1915 wasmade to keep the heroes of this epic forever.

Troy Antique City : Located near the village of Tevfikiye and known today as “Hisarlık Tr Troy, Homer BC BC. It has taken its place in the world of science as an important settlement center which is the subject of the famous Iliad and Odysseia epic of the 9th century. In this context, the excavations of Troy are accepted as one of the leading archaeological works.

Çanakkale Naval Museum : The Çanakkale Naval Museum, located in the city center of Çanakkale, is a military museum built in 1915 to inform the land and sea war of the Çanakkale front, which was written with a great epic.

Clock Tower : Located in the heart of the city, Çanakkale Clock Toweris a building built in 1896 and is 20 meters high and attracts attention with its aesthetic architecture. At the top of this five-storey tower with a dial clock is a fountain.

Aynalı Çarşı mirrored Bazaar : One of the best known places in Çanakkale. The bazaar built by Eliyau Hallio in 1890 is also known as Halyo Bazaar. It is known as ‘Aynalı Çarşı’ because of the mirrors at the entrance of the bazaar which has inscriptions in Ottoman and Ladino language. Bombed and damaged during the Çanakkale War, the building was also the subject of the famous folk song of Çanakkale due to the painful events. The Mirrored Bazaar, which was restored in 1967 by Sadi Fenercigil, the Mayor of the time, took its present form.

Kilitbahir Castle : It was built in 1452 by the Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in the village of Kilitbahir in order to prevent the Papal Navy from assisting the Byzantine Empire during the siege of Istanbul.

Çanakkale Martyrs’ Memorial : It was founded in honor of 500,000 soldiers who lost their lives in Gallipoli, also known as Canakkale. In 1915, the commander of the Turkish army, Mustafa Kemal, launched a successful campaign to remove allied forces from the region. The park has monuments, cemeteries, natural beauties of Arı Cape and Tuz Gölü (Tuz Gölü) The beauty of the green hills, beaches and blue waters is an honorable place for the brave fighters and dead soldiers. Historical war. You cannot touch the heart of the Turkish nation with the patriotic spirit of the homeland.

16 – Places to visit in Bursa

Besides natural beauty thriving industry, technology, and with an equal level to increase industrial and commercial center growing population with the world’s advanced countries, Turkey’s 4th largest city, world famous silk, towels, textiles, İznik, Bursa knife, chestnuts, peach, kebab, Uludag, healing thermal waters and baths, is a brand city with tourism values.

Bursa ‘s importance in our country is at the top of the list. Especially if you have not heard of Uludağ. Summer and winter serving Uludağ ski scholarship with the holiday we can say to our favorite city.

Bursa City Museum : Built in 1926 as a courthouse, the building was opened in 2004 as a Bursa City Museum.

Bursa Orhangazi Mosque: If you are planning a beautiful holiday to witness the history and natural beauties of Bursa, we recommend that you prepare your trip list in advance. Bursa Ulu Mosque, Emir Sultan Mosque, Green Mosque, Bursa City Museum are among the points you can include in your list.

Zafer Plaza: alı Zafer diğer, which is one of the famous meeting points of Bursalı; It is an underground shopping mall with 3 buildings connected underground. It is also rumored that the aliens went down in history as the only pyramid that they did not.

Bursa Ulu Mosque : Ulu Mosque is one of the most visited places in Bursa. You can stay in hotels and pensions around Bursa Ulu Mosque, where you will be impressed by its exterior architecture as well as its interior architecture.

Hunkar Pavilion : One of the buildings that shed light on the history of the city is the Hunkar Pavilion. The building, which was built as a hunting lodge during the reign of Abdulmecid, is also known as the Atatürk Mansion and the Republic Mansion. The reason for being called Atatürk Pavilion is that Atatürk stayed in this mansion during his Bursa tour.

Cumhuriyet Street: Located in the middle of the most central places of Bursa such as Ulucamii, Grand Bazaar, Altıparmak, Cumhuriyet Street has gained its old historical identity with its nostalgic tram. It is also home to the most beautiful places of Pideli Köfte, one of the most famous dishes of Bursa after Alexander.

Saitabat waterfall: Saitabat Waterfall , 21 kilometers away from Bursa is one of the most visible places. If you stay in one of the hotels or hostels near Saitabat Waterfall, you can easily visit the beauty of nature and the mysterious areas of history.

Tirilye: Tirilye , which was used as campus by Misyaliler , Thracians, Ancient Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans respectively; with its preserved historical monuments, streets and especially olives is one of the places to visit. We don’t know if he gets his name from traveling around tiril tiril, but in the heat of the summer, the effeminate imbecile blowing is a panacea.

Irgandı Bridge: It is one of the four bazaar bridges in the world which are only examples of Florence, Venice and Lovech in Bulgaria. With its traditional handicraft shops, the bridge is also important for tea and coffee.

Uluabat Lake: Ulubat Lake has a beautiful legend. While you spend your time in an impressive atmosphere, you will definitely be impressed by its clean air, natural beauties and magnificent appearance.

Suuçtu Waterfall: 18 km from Mustafakemalpaşa district of Bursa province. The waterfall, which meets the drinking water needs of the district, is one of the natural beauties of the districts of Bursa.

Uludag Ski Center: the Uludag Ski Center among the most important point in terms of Turkey’s winter tourism is quite close to the city center. Uludağ Ski Center, which has an area of ​​11.333 hectares, is one of the most preferred regions for winter holidays. Uludağ Ski Center, which attracts the attention of domestic and foreign tourists, is the center of winter tourism.

Tophane: Tophane, which is one of the most beautiful places in Bursa, is a kind of homage with the tombs of Osman Gazi and Orhan Gazi at the entrance. The number of Bursalı who do not open their fast without hearing the sound of Tophane, which is the place where Ramadan cannon shots are heard from all over Bursa, is still not less.

Green Tomb: Although its name is Green, it has the most beautiful Turquoise tone in the world and is regarded as one of the rarest works of İznik Tile art. Yeşil’li name of the neighborhood that is located in the tomb of the Green, as the location of the old Bursa is here

Oylat Valley: Bursa-İnegöl is part Oylat Valley . It is the motherland of peace with its green nature, unique air and stream. Oylat Valley is also a long discovery point. With a beauty from every corner winks to the guests. The vegetation consists of hornbeam, pine, sycamore, oak and linden trees. The waterfall and cave inside will drag you into a fantastic world.

Inegeul Forest: one of Turkey’s most green space and also the most peaceful, nature is a wonderful place where you can be nested inegöl Forests. Although İnegöl Forests, which are located in Bursa, are hidden in silence, the number of visitors is quite high. You can reserve a place in this wonderful nature by staying in one of the hotels near Inegol Forests during your Bursa holiday. Each side is surrounded by trees, all sides are covered with fresh air…

Nikaia Antique City: The ancient city of Nikaia, which is an important commercial city in ancient times, took its name from the wife of Lysimakho. It lived its golden age during the 2000 years when it was connected to the Kingdom of Btyhnia

Imperial Gate: Bursa ‘s historic district and located in the Armory door that served the Ottoman Imperial Gate entrance to Bursa, Bursa mystical aura of the place must have been the most wonderful feeling. With the mehter anthems and light shows that play every Friday, it’s not hard to feel the master of 3 continents.

Koza Khan: Koza Khan transforms even a cup of tea with its historical texture into a peaceful place. It is one of the unique places that Bursali people visit when they go to the market.

Koza Khan: Koza Khan transforms even a cup of tea with its historical texture into a peaceful place. It is one of the unique places that Bursali people visit when they go to the market.

Alaaddin Bey Bath: The Metropolitan Municipality, which carries out intensive work in every area from 2300 years old Bitinya city walls to 600 years old Ottoman monuments, Republican period buildings and 8500 years old archeological sites in order to make Bursa a living historical city and open-air museum, is worth a lot more to the city. Built by Alaaddin Ali Bey, the grandson of Molla Fenari about 520 years ago, the historical hammam, which was used as a tobacco warehouse for a period after seeing the fires and being repaired again and again, was completely abandoned to its fate since 1985, with its original architecture during the day and night lighting system. It has become the most privileged place of Yıldırım.

Cumalıkızık Village:  Cumalıkızık is one of our charming villages which has preserved its authentic texture well. If you are wondering what it is like to live in a village in the Ottoman Empire, Cumalıkızık is the right address ..