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
  • 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
Nice people in Ankara