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Turkey's Eastern Anatolia Region

Eastern Anatolia region is located in the east part of Turkey. It is the largest region of Turkey occupying 21% of the total area of the country. In the trails of history. Marked by some of the most striking examples of Turkish culture and architecture, presents visitors with a geography that begs to be seen. The historical treasures in the region carry the traces of layers of civilizations. Turkey's Eastern Anatolia region has also 14 main cities for you to explore.

Agri, Turkey

Agri

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Agri

City of Noah, a crossroad of civilizations, a matrix of blended histories, cultures and tolerance. Agri is one of the important tourism centres of the east with suitable tracks of the legendary mountain for mountain climbing and trekking in summers, skiing in winters.

Agri
Van, Turkey

Van

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Van

Van is beautiful city with its lake like a sea, history like a legend and rare beauty. The city is located in the Eastern Anatolia region between Lake Van to the west and Iran to the east.

Van
Erzurum, Turkey

Erzurum

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Erzurum

Erzurum is a unique city with its history and natural beauty, located in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The city is famous its great Palandoken Mountain for winter tourism.

Erzurum
Malatya, Turkey

Malatya

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Malatya

Malatya is modern city located in the southwest of the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. This city is an important tourist destination with its natural beauty and famous cuisine.

Malatya
Kars, Turkey

Kars

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Kars

If you are looking for an alternative holiday in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, Kars is the perfect place for you with its ancient ruins and ski centers.

Kars

Things to See in Eastern Anatolia

The region has high potential for tourism in Turkey. The remarkable treasures of Eastern Anatolia offer visitors an undeniable, once in a lifetime experience, where ancient structures of stone are juxtaposed against towering minarets and age old steeples. This mingling of culture and faith amidst the bustle of a traditional way of life is an inspiration to inhabitants and visitors alike.


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