Winter Places in Turkey

As you know, Turkey is one of the most famous countries in the world. A large number of tourists visit Turkey every year. Most of them know only about Turkey’s beautiful cities, historical places, religious sites, delicious Turkish food, famous events, and festivals etc. But, most of them don’t know about Turkey’s attractive winter places. During winter season in Turkey, you can enjoy or see their beautiful frozen lakes, ice-Covered Mountains, skiing in the mountains, etc. Also, here are we discuss the top Winter Places in Turkey, which are as follows:

1.  Ani City

2.  Bolu

3.  Bursa

4. Cappadocia

5.  Ephesus

6.  Ishak Pasha Palace

7.  Istanbul

8.  Izmir

9.  Pamukkale

1.  Ani City

Winter Places in TurkeyThe Turkish city of Ani is in the Kars Province, which is near the Armenian border. Basically, it was the capital of Bagratid Armenian kingdom, and the city of Middle Ages peoples during the time period of 961 and 1045. The City of Ani is also well-known as the City of 1001 Churches. As well as that, it is Turkey’s most ancient city, where people make fewer visits. In winter, it becomes one of the best Winter Places in Turkey.

This city is very beautiful to see especially in winter season and to see the Ice Covered Mountains and ancient churches as well. As well as Lake Cildir, very close to this place freezes in winter seasons, and provides wonderful views to see, which an amazing place to visit. In the past years, many empires ruled on Ani city during the 18th century, but after some time, they leave the city, and it is converted into ruins.

2.  Bolu

The beautiful city of Bolu in Turkey is located in the northwestern part of Turkey. It is basically between the cities of Ankara and Istanbul. This place is famous for its architecture from the Ottoman period. This city also provides wonderful natural views to see during the time of changing weather seasons. Various peoples visit the city of Bolu. It is one of the most favorite destinations for many people in Turkey. As well as, it is also one of the great Winter Places in Turkey. There is also Lake Abant that is the most beautiful freshwater lake in Turkey, providing stunning natural views during winters. As well as that, there is also a ski spot for people around Lake Abant, which is a great source of enjoyment.

3. Bursa

Bursa is one among the massive cities in Turkey. It is also well-known by the name Yeşil Bursa. It has 2,500 m high Uludag Mountain, which is near to the Sea of Marmara, in north-West Turkey. As well as, this city is famous for its historical sites and for mosques of Ottoman Empire period. This city has mountains in his background which are the main reason for the attraction of this city. It is one of the wonderful Winter Places in Turkey.

4. Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a historical region in Turkey. As well as, it is famous for its high fairy chimneys and cone-shaped-rocks. There are also lots of caves in this place that were used in early times by Christians to live. As well as, there is also the ancient, numerous churches at this place. The beautiful region of Turkey Cappadocia is among those places of Turkey, which are on top attraction places for tourists, especially in winter. Tourists can get the experience of riding the hot air balloon that is more enjoyable to do during winters at this place. Cappadocia’s cone-shaped-rocks or mountains get covered with ice during winters, which provides a pleasant environment to see. In this place, people can also enjoy themselves there by hiking or eating their winter special clay pot kebabs.

5. Ephesus

The city of Ephesus in Turkey is one of the most famous cities. In addition, there are many ancient places and agricultural sites in this city. It is a warm and welcoming people’s city. As well as that, thousands of tourists come every year to this city. Especially in winter, it becomes a very popular place. Also, you can go hiking there in the surrounding mountains, or you can see beautiful views of historical sites.

6.  Ishak Pasha Palace

This beautiful place in Turkey, the Ishak Pasha Palace, is in the town of Dogubayazit in the province of Agri in eastern Turkey. According to people, visiting this place in winter is an unforgettable thing. Also, this place is one of those places that make Turkey beautiful. This Ishak Pasha Palace was built in 1685 during the Ottoman Empire.

7.  Istanbul

One of the magnificent cities of Turkey, Istanbul is a very famous city not only in Turkey but as well in the whole world. It is the best place to visit not only in winter snowfall season but also in summers. As well as, there are numerous places in Istanbul city, such as, museums, Religious places, Grand Bazaar, historical sites and a lot more. This city is also well-known as a tourism hub. A huge number of foreign tourists visit this city. As well as, Istanbul city provides an opportunity to see wonderful views of its incredible and historical places. Likewise, those who like to travel in winters; they definitely visit Istanbul in winter.

8.  Izmir

Izmir is a city in Turkey. This city is on the Aegean coast of Turkey. This city was discovered by Greeks when they were taken over by the Romans around the 11th century. The great city of Turkey, Izmir, has its own unique type of beauty. It is also a great city to visit, especially in the winter time. The best places of Izmir city are Konak Square, Clock Tower, Agora Archaeological Site of Smyrna, Culture Park, and Izmir’s Museums etc.   There are also some famous beaches in the Izmir city that are Çark Beach, Delikli Bay, Ilıca Beach and Cleopatra Bay Beach etc.

9. Pamukkale

As one of Turkey’s winter gems, the town of Pamukkale is also famous for its Cotton Castle. Also, it is the most popular destination among all Turkish winter places. Their magnificent thermal pools attract everyone in Turkey. Many tourists from all over the world come to see this beautiful natural wonder. There are also many amazing things to do in this town, such as exploring the ruins of the city of Hierapolis, visiting the Hierapolis Museum, and more.

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