Adana Ili Things to Do

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  • Things to Do
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Adana Ili Things to Do

  • Grand Mosque in Adana / Sabancı...

    Should you have the opportunity to visit the Sabancı Mosque, possibly together with a Turkish friend or local person to get some additional info, and feel like digesting the impressions while having a stroll you should explore the extensive park next to the mosque.The area is ideal to stroll and you are likely to meet local Turks doing the...

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  • Central Park

    Adana Central Park is the largest park of Adana. It is just near by Seyhan River. The Sabanci Merkez Mosque is built in this park. If you have limited time in Adana, i receommend you to spend most of your time in discovering Adana culinary. If you have some more time, you should visit Sabanci Merkez Mosque, archeological museum (if you are...

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  • Buyuksaat (the Colck Tower)

    built in 1881, by Abidin Pasha. It is one of the symbols of the city, and locates in the very center of Adana.

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  • Misis

    As an ancient town constructed by the Romans, Misis can be an attraction for a traveller. Especially the ancient bridge on the river Ceyhan has a great historical value.it is told that the prophet Lokman finds the formula of immortality, and he drops the letter into the river, from this bridge :)the local drink "Ayran" made up of yoghurt should be...

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  • The Stone Bridge

    Built by the Romans, the stone bridge remains still, and also is used for about 20 centuries. the bridge is one of the ways of getting to the other side of the legendary river, Seyhan.It is recently restorated and vehicle traffic has been forbidden. The Stone Bridge is a "must see" for a traveler who passes through Adana.

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  • The old Bazaars and Shops

    for especially those, who are interested in photography; the old city center may be a generous source of beautiful portraits. here in the old part of the city, one can see many a century old Ottoman houses, craftsmen working on traditional arts and works; tiny shops of clothes and copper tools and the narrow streets also can provide the traveller...

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  • The Grand Mosque (Ulu Cami)

    The Grand Mosque, was built in the first half of 17th century, by a local feudal lord of Ramazanogullari.It resembles the architectural style of Seljukides, and especially the gate and minaret (a tower for calls of prayer) of this mosque is worth seeing.In its outside garden, is the tomb of Ziya Pasa, who was an important Ottoman politician and...

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  • The Central Mosque

    The largest of all mosques in Turkey was built in 20 years, and the construction ended in 1998, with the help of famous Turkish bourguoisse; Sakip Sabanci.It changed all the skyline of the city, and for most of the visitors; it is the major attraction of the city. On the other hand, the architecture of the mosque does not suggest much difference,...

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  • The Archeological Museum

    The trace of several civilizations can be seen here, in the city Museum. some sculptures and marble tombs from the Hittite, Hellenistic and Roman eras may be interesting.A visitor can also see some etnographical and cultural heritage of Turkish states, Seljukides and Ottomans in this museum.There is almost nothing to see in the "Ethnographical...

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  • Ethnography Museum

    Adana has a very nice little ethnography museum. Do understand that it is small, though. But I would recommend it if you are interested in culture. I'm not sure where it is located, but a guidebook should tell you.

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  • EAT!!

    Adana has some of the very best food in Turkey, it is an agricultural area, so everything is always fresh and cheaper than other parts of the country. It has truly wonderful food and is famous for its Adana Kebabs - the "Adana Kebabs" made in other parts of the country pale in comparison to the real thing. Many Adana Turks are convinced that their...

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  • A light refreshment

    While travelling between Adana and Mersin, you will see many of these roadside stalls that sell light refreshments.The yoghurt drinks are fresh, cooling, delicious and quite cheap. The locals will pay around YTL3 (US$2.25) for one and you can also buy nibbles or light snacks to go with it.The locals will try to practice their English while you're...

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  • Adana Archeology Museum

    Adana history is very very old. The historical coins, statues, tombs, mosaics and many articles remained from antic ages are being exhibited in Archeology museum. I was very excited when i saw the hittite god found in the land of one of my cousins being exhibited there. It is one of the oldest museums of Turkish Republic. I think the museum should...

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  • Sabanci Merkez Cami

    Sabanci Merkez Cami is the big white mosque near by the river. It is the biggest mosque of Turkey. 20.000 people can pray in it. Although it is in classic Ottoman style, it is not a historic mosque, it was built in 1988. The half of the money required for building this magnifique mosque was collected from the people. The rest was given by Sabanci...

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  • Catalan: The Longest Bridge of Turkey

    Catalan Bridge is the longest bridge of Turkey. It is 1565m. long and it connects 2 points around Seyhan Dam Lake. It was build as a part of project developed for carriying drinnking water to Adana by pipes, however it is built in a way that can be used in motorway transportation as well. It has a nice view. If you have an oppurtunity to travel by...

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  • karatepe (black mountain),hittite site...

    they found here the longest hittite inscription ever brought to light,accompanied by its translation in phoenician:hittite writing was deciphered!in a natural park ,on lakeside.open 8am-6pm

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  • armenian castle(1200),yilanli kale or...

    well preserved....we were satisfied with taking only pics,because from the parking,access is rather hard and even in october morning, temperature is nearly 30ºC

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