Turkey – Central and West Anatolia (Ankara, Eskișehir, Kayseri, Konya)

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What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
  • Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği
  • Hattusha: the Hittite Capital
  • Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük
 Tentative WHS
  • Anatolian Seljuks Madrasahs (15/04/2014)
  • Archaeological Site of Kültepe-Kanesh (15/04/2014)
  • Archaeological site of Laodikeia (15/04/2013)
  • Basilica Therma (Sarıkaya Roma Hamamı)
  • Early Period of Anatolian Turkish Heritage: Niksar, The Capital of Danishmend Dynasty
  • Early Period of Anatolian Turkish Heritage: Niksar, The Capital of Danishmend Dynasty
  • Eflatun Pinar: The Hittite Spring Sanctuary (15/04/2014)
  • Esrefoglu Mosque (15/04/2011)
  • Gordion (13/04/2012)
  • Haci Bayram Mosque and its Surrounding Area (the Haci Bayram District) (13/04/2016)
  • Haci Bektas Veli Complex (13/04/2012)
  • Historical Monuments of Niğde (13/04/2012)
  • Ivriz Cultural Landscape
  • Konya-A capital of Seljuk Civilization (25/02/2000)
  • Lake Tuz Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA) (15/04/2013)
  • Mount Harşena and the Rrock-tombs of the Pontic Kings (13/04/2015)
  • Nature Park of Ballıca Cave
  • Odunpazari Historical Urban Site (13/04/2012)
  • Seljuk Caravanserais on the route from Denizli to Dogubeyazit (25/02/2000)
  • Sivrihisar Great Mosque (13/04/2016)
  • Tomb of Ahi Evran (15/04/2014)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Derinkuyu underground city
 World Capitals
  • Ankara
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Aksaray
  • Ankara
  • Çorum
  • Eskisehir
  • Kayseri
  • Kırıkkale
  • Konya
  • Sivas
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Ağırnas
  • Goreme
  • Mustafapaşa Köyü
  • Ortahisar
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Ankara
  • Eskisehir
  • Kayseri
  • Konya
 Airports
  • Amasya Merzifon (MZH)
  • Ankara (ESB)
  • Kayseri (ASR)
  • Konya (KYA)
  • Nevşehir (NAV)
  • Sivas (VAS)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Ankara Metro
  • Estram (Eskisehir)
  • Kayseray (Kayseri)
  • Konya Tram
  • Turkey Intercity Railway Experience
 Museums
  • Amasya Museum
  • Ankara: Cartography Museum
  • Ankara: Cermodern
  • Ankara: Ethnography Museum of Ankara
  • Ankara: METU Science and Technology Museum
  • Ankara: Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
  • Ankara: Painting and Sculpture Museum
  • Ankara: PTT Stamp Museum
  • Ankara: Republic Museum
  • Ankara: State Art and Sculpture Museum
  • Ankara: War of Independence Museum
  • Avanos: Avanos Hair Museum
  • Kayseri: Museum of Seljuk Civilisation
  • Kirsehir: Kirsehir Museum
  • Konya: Konya Ethnography Museum
  • Konya: Konya Science Center
  • Konya: Mevlana Museum
  • Tokat: Tokat Museum
 House Museums/Plantations
  • Ankara: Mehmet Akif Ersoy House Museum
  • Kayseri: Ataturk House Museum
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Ankara: Ankara Castle
  • Nigde: Niğde Fortress
 Religious Temples
  • Ankara: Aslanhane Mosque
  • Ankara: Kocatepe Mosque
  • Divrigi: Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi
  • Gorëme: Churches of Gorëme
  • Kayseri: Hunat Hatun Mosque
  • Konya: Selimiye Mosque
 Modern Architecture Buildings
  • Ankara: Dogan Medya Center
  • Konya: Seljuk Tower
  • Onsincek Residence, Ankara
 World of Nature
  • Aladaglar
  • Goreme
 Festivals
  • Ankara: International Ankara Cartoon Festival
  • Ankara: International Ankara Film Festival
  • Mevlana Whirling Dervishes
 Experiences
  • Dervish whirling
  • Experience Belly dance
  • Haggle at the bazaar
  • Hammam
  • Hıdırellez
  • Play/hear saz
  • Republic Day
  • Taste Börek
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Altınköy Open Air Museum
 Zoos
  • Ankara: Ankara Zoo
  • Ankara: Atatürk Forest Farm and Zoo
  • Konya: Tropical Butterfly Garden
 Botanical Gardens
  • Eskişehir: Japanese Garden, Anadolu University
 Aquariums
  • Ankara: Aqua Vega Aquarium
  • Eskişehir: ETI Underwater World
 Caves
  • Ballıca Cave
  • Derinkuyu underground city
 Ski Resorts
  • Elmadag Ski Resort
  • Ilgaz Ski Resort
 Monuments
  • Ankara: Victory Monument (Zafer Anıtı)
 Pedestrian Bridges
  • Eskisehir: Bridges over Porsuk River
 Open-Air Museums
  • Zelve Open Air Museum
 Aviation Museums
  • Ankara: Ankara Aviation Museum
  • Eskişehir: Eskişehir Aviation Museum
 The Dark Side
  • Ankara: Ulucanlar Prison Museum
 Bizzarium
  • Avanos Hair Museum
2014.07.12-13 Cappadocia (Turkey) 12-13 July
A Spiritual Experiencein Konya, Turkey
Anitkabir
Bits and pieces from Ankara
Eskisehir by night
Odunpazar
Paradise of the kitschy statues
Air balloons in Cappadoccia (Turkey) in summer 2017
Nice people in Ankara