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With an area of 25.355 km2 and a population of approx. 762 thousand inhabitants, Erzurum is the largest city in Eastern Anatolia. In terms of winter tourism, because it is in the foothills of the Palandöken Mountain, it is considered one of the most important tourism cities in Turkey. Erzurum is also one of the oldest settlement areas in Anatolia. According to the results of the archaeological excavations, the settlement in Erzurum dates from the Stone Age 4000 BC. It housed the Urartu, Cimmerians, Scythians, Hittites, Medes, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Sassanids, Umayyads, Seljuks, Mongols, Ilkhanates, Safavids and the Ottoman Empire civilizations. Due to its geographical location, there have been many battles here. At an altitude of 1900 meters, the city is one of the highest and coldest in Turkey. Winters are very cold and snowy, while summers are very hot and dry. To travel to this diverse city, you can search for and book the cheapest Copenhagen Erzurum flight tickets with martiGO.
The city, famous for its jett stones, was called Arz-u Rum, which means "Greek soil", during the Seljuk era. It is one of the most beautiful cities in history, where nature and culture are connected. You can reach Erzurum at any time of the year with cheap Copenhagen Erzurum tickets.
From the airport to the city centre
Erzurum Airport in the Aziziye district opened in 1966 and has continued its journey with international flights since 1993. There are all possibilities for you to make your Copenhagen Erzurum journey safely. The airport, with an annual passenger capacity of 2 million passengers, is located 13 km from the city. Thanks to the proximity to the city center, you can arrive in a short time. There is an urban bus for each descending plane to provide transportation from the airport. If you don't want to wait for the city bus, you can choose a taxi. There are also many car rental offices at the airport. From there you can rent a car for easy driving around town. The best time for winter sports enthusiasts to visit the city is in winter. During this time it is possible to find cheap flights Copenhagen Erzurum.
Sights in Erzurum
Which sights in the city of Erzurum should be seen, which is as much a destination for winter tourism as it is in the Palandöken Mountains, as its history?
Throughout its history, Erzurum, where many civilizations sought and targeted its territory, has been home to various cultures. It is believed that Erzurum Castle, which is very close to the city centre, was built by the Byzantines in the 5th century AD. From the 11th century AD the Turks owned the castle and on the outside of the castle were doors from Tabriz, Erzincan, Georgia and Istanbul, which are now almost completely destroyed. You should definitely see the interior walls of the castle, which gives the castle an aesthetic beauty. Also inside the castle is one of the first Turkish-Islamic monuments, the so-called castle prayer room and Tepsi minaret (clock tower) are worth seeing.
The most famous examples of the tomb structure built from cut stone during the Anatolian Seljuk period are the three kumbets. It is not known who built the Three Kumbets, which are believed to date from the 14th century. Copenhagen Erzurum plane tickets are recommended to get to know this mystical place.
The Cobandede Bridge, built on the Aras River, was built in 1297. The stones with the colours red, black, gray and built with 7 arches, but nowadays with 6 arches it is open to visitors, but is not used for transport purposes as it is under protection. If you have the opportunity to visit the bridge, which has a mysterious atmosphere in the early hours of the morning, you will enjoy wonderful views.
Neriman Peripacaları is one of the favourite places of tourists in Narnan Province in Erzurum. This area is near the village of Yanıktaş. Because of the reddish colour resemblance to the region in which the Peribacas are located, you can feel like you are in the Colorado Canyon thanks to the Copenhagen Erzurum plane ticket you have purchased. The eruptions, older than this settlement, began 2 to 3 million years ago. Are you ready for a historical journey with the Neriman Peribacalari?
Lake Tortum, located in the province of the same name, 35 km from the centre, extends to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. You can picnic around the lake and waterfall and enjoy the great outdoors.
The Yakutiye Madrasa, which has been able to cope with everyday life since it was built in 1310, is now in the city centre. The Madrasah, where many social and cultural activities took place during Ramadan, is also one of the icons of the city.
Erzurum Archaeological Museum
You can take a short history tour at the Archaeological Museum, where Urartu inscriptions, metal vessels, weapons, sculptures, sarcophagi and coins are on display. History buffs should definitely visit it on your Copenhagen Erzurum flight.
Double Minaret Madrasah
One of the symbols of Erzurum, the double minaret madrasah was built in the 13th century. It is the largest square in the open courtyard classification and it is also known as the Hatuniye Madrasa.
Ulu Cami (Great Mosque)
The Ulu Mosque was built in 1179 in the city centre, which is the area where life was most active at the time. It is located next to the Double Minaret Madrasa.
Armor Tempasa Bedesteni
Rustem Pasa, the grand vizier of Sultan Suleyman, had a bazaar built that contains the most beautiful aspects of Ottoman architecture. The Rüstempasa Bedesten was an important market in its time and has now become a tourist place, where nowadays shops with the famous Oltu stones are in Erzurum.
The pioneer of winter tourism in Turkey is the Palandöken Mountain. Palandöken, one of the most important winter sports centers in the world with its climate and nature, is indeed a tectonic mountain. The number of snowy days through an altitude of 3125 meters is above the Turkey average. The international Winter Olympics take place in this region, which comprises a total of 28 km of slopes with ski facilities between December and May. For winter sports lovers, it is one of the most important stops with the longest and steepest routes in the world. If you want to visit the city specifically for winter tourism, you will be satisfied with the prices of Copenhagen Erzurum air tickets for winter and spring.
Erzurum is an important place for health tourism as well as cultural and winter tourism. In the 4000 BC mainly thermal systems were built for the sulphurous water resources of Ilica. Ilica's medicinal water is good for gynaecological diseases, intestinal, biliary, liver, rheumatic and nutritional disorders. We will help you with the cheapest Copenhagen Erzurum airline tickets you can find for health tourism in Erzurum.
Köprüköy's healing sponge is the light of hope for visitors with many ailments. You can learn about the history of the city by visiting nature and culture in Erzurum, doing winter sports and enjoying the spa. The Köprüköy Spas are good for some ailments like; Digestive system, kidney and urinary tract, blood circulation and heart disease, metabolism and rheumatism. Don't buy a ticket without comparing the best health tourism airfare.
The Doyhanebad, the oldest bathhouse in the Ottoman Empire, was turned into a mosque after a while.
What do you eat Erzurum?
Erzurum, which crosses borders with its historical and cultural values, has a unique cuisine. You can drink the Ayranasi soup consisting of wheat, yogurt and tiny meatballs from copper cups and experience the nostalgia. Su Böregi can be eaten anywhere in Turkey, but it is best baked in Erzurum. The local flavor here is simply undeniable. Cag kebab is one of the most famous in Erzurum, is skewered from a goat and lamb mixture and marinated for 24 hours and grilled in a wood fire. The taste is very legendary. You may regret it if you haven't eaten it! Even just to get to know these delicacies, it is worth buying a Copenhagen Erzurum ticket! If you're looking for a little more everyday flavour, be sure to try the famous Erzurum Meatballs, which look more like kebabs than köfte. Stuffed kadayif, filled with walnuts, is also a good dessert alternative that is fried and coated with sugar water. You can eat the delicious healing herbs Affodill from Erzurum as a meal, placed in pastries, at any time of the day.
Culture and Entertainment in Erzurum
The culture and art of a city always come from its history and the history of 1000 years always finds its place in art. The famous spear and bar games focus on unity and cohesion in the traditional structure of the city. To Erzurum residents, who are called Dadas, this name means to be kind and honest. There are modern theatres and demonstration centres in Erzurum and you can attend these events during your stay in the city centre. For winter tourism, you can visit hot springs in Palandöken as well as the health area. The most famous works of art in the region are ornaments, accessories and objects from Oltu. You can take gifts from the Oltu stone for your loved ones back home from your Copenhagen Erzurum flight. Tea, which has an important place in Erzurum, is drunk with hard sugar called restriction sugar. Try this other type of consumption. You can relax in the cafes and entertainment options around Cumhuriyet Caddesi, the busiest street in town. You can visit the malls with famous brands where you can shop; you can taste the city with regional cuisine as well as world cuisine.
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