03 – Places to visit in Afyon

With its archeological ruins reflecting the culture and art of thousands of years of civilizations, centuries-old structures, caves formed in millions of years, thermal richness and natural beauties, historical places with handicrafts, fairy chimneys, open-air temples and cuisine, tourism potential is more. is a region. Our city is a tourism paradise where many historical and natural beauties are sought for “offshore için for domestic and foreign tourists .

Afyonkarahisar Castle : Afyon Castle is located in the city centeraround 225 meters andis locatedon top of a volcanic mountain. The castle was repaired by the Seljuk Sultan Alaattin Keykubat. There are palaces, masjids and water wells.

Ulu Mosque : Afyonkarahisar Ulu Mosque is a mosque situated in the province of Afyonkarahisar in Turkey. It was built between 1272-1277 by Sahipata Nusrediddün Hasan or Ali Bey, the son of Sevastos mentioned in the mihrab.

İhsaniye Ayazini Town: This town is known to have been used since the time of the Phrygians. In the Byzantine and Roman periods, these caverns were used as family and single cemeteries. There are chambers and chapels carved into the rock.

Buzluk Cave: To reach Buzluk Cave, a tough 3-hour walk from Kirazlı Plateau is required. The path between the juniper and hazelnut forests is reached by walking first to Kapi Kayalar and then to the Diamond River from Yongali.

From the creek, you need to climb towards the cliffs on the opposite slopes. At the end of the climb, there is a cave entrance behind a rock mass resembling a large fairy chimney. The entrance of Buzluk Cave is big enough for only one person.

Kırkgöz Bridge: It is on Akarçay which flows to Eber Lake in Bolvadin district. The bridge consists of two sections, north and south. The southern section was built by the Byzantine Emperor Manuel Kommen I of marble and carved basalt stone. The northern part was extended by Mimar Sinan to 64 eyes and a prayer and inscription was added to it.

Avdalas Castle: It is within the borders of Ayazini Village which is 10 kilometers away from Gazlıgöl Spa in Afyonkarahisar and has an easy access. The area, which was used as a settlement during the Byzantine period, has a multi-storey and multi-roomed cistern.

Ömer Spa: Ömer Spa, which is a point that activates the tourism of the city with its rich water minerals, contains lead, magnesium, barium, iron arsenic, chromium, copper, fluoride, sulfate, nitrate, carbon dioxide, zinc.

Lake Eber: It was once a bird’s paradise and a garden adorned with water flowers on its surface, but today it is so polluted that it cannot be approached. The biggest threats to Lake Eber are the wastes of Afyon city, the dairy industry and the wastes of the Sugar and Alkoloid Factories.

Another threat is that the wastes accumulate in the Eber Lake and serve as a treatment for the lake, and therefore the drainage of the clean water to the Aksehir Lake. The depth of the lake has fallen to 1.70 meters today. It is a fact that it will fall further if the measure is not taken.

Yedikapılar Monastery: This monastery in Bolvadin district is one of the city’s most important historical sites. It is built on a steep cliff and is easily accessible. The construction date is unknown, but it is estimated to be built between the 8th and 10th centuries.

İscehisar (Seydiler Peribacaları) : There are many fairy chimneys on Sivri Hill on the southeast side of Seydiler Town and Karakaya Village on the northwest. Seydiler Town, which has natural formations and historical ruins resembling Cappadocia, attracts many tourists every year.

Afyon Archeology Museum : It exhibits more than 44 thousand works within its structure. The first opening date was in 1933. In 1971, he moved to the modern building.

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