Van: Turkey’s sixth largest city and cultural legacy rich in history, monuments, natural beauty and unique flavors
One of the border cities of Turkey, Van welcomes visitors from all over the world particularly for its culture and winter tourism.
The first settlement of the city goes back to 4000 BC. Van was successively ruled by the Urartus, the Byzantines and Turkish tribes until the Ottomans took over. Naturally the city has numerous monuments and religious sites belonging to these periods.
Van, where numerous historical legacies and values are preserved with great care, welcomes a great number of visitors every year. You will not regret getting acquainted with this amazing city.
Identified with Turkey’s largest lake Van, the city regularly welcomes a great number of tourists who want to explore the cities unique values. Surrounded by natural wonders and a location of stunning beauty Van is a destination worth the visit. Particularly Lake Erçek is a natural wonder not to beRead More
The site of Turkey’s largest lake, Lake Van, and popular for its unique culture and values, Van draws attention also for its events and festivals. International Ercisli Emrah and Selvi Culture and Art Festival and Van - Asian Silk Road Tourism Trade and Industry Fair are among the major eventsRead More
How can I go there?
Located in the Eastern Anatolia Region and an enjoyable holiday destination with advanced transportation facilities, Van is just a flight away. The Van Ferit Melen Airport accommodates domestic flights from all major cities in Turkey. The public transport vehicles and taxis stationed outside of the airport exit gates will beRead More