Kayseri Travel Guide

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  • Kayseri
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Kayseri Things to Do

  • Capadoccia another planet !!!

    This was also the land of the Hittites.The name was derived from Katpatuka, land of the beautiful horses, in Hittite language. It was here that different cultures came into contact with each other. The origins can be traced to the Tertiary period some 50million years ago.Erosion have shaped the incredible and unique Cappadocian moon landscape. For...

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  • Erciyes Mountain and ski resort

    A 4000 meters "summit" mountain with a ski resort awaitng the skiers and climbers in the Kayseri city.Easily can be reach to the resort area by buses and minibuses departing from Kayseri city center.Very highly recommende for skiers.

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  • skiing in Erciyes

    ERciyes is the name of the mountain very near to the city of Kayseri .Only 20 km to the city center which means that you can ski after 45 minutes of your landing to Kayseri airport.

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Kayseri Hotels

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  • Hilton Kayseri

    A very nice 5 stars and lux hotel in the heart of Kayseri city. Great pool with view of the Erciyes...

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  • Ibis Kayseri

    Yenipervane Mah Kocasinan Bulvari No 163, Kayseri, 38110, Turkey

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Novotel Kayseri

    Yenipervane Mah Kocasinan, Bulvari No 163 Kocasinan, Kayseri, 38110, Turkey

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

Kayseri Restaurants

  • Panoramic

    The restaurant is situated in the slopes of mount Erciyes and gives lot of alternatives to the visitors .You can eat out in spring and summer time and many pavillons acording to the size of the visitors.No need to say that the panorama is fantastic... local food

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  • China food in kayseri !!!

    Iskender et lokantasý means ( meat restaurant) but the building is huge and they can even serve china food ,local food,all kind of kebabs and many local mezes. Iskender kebap

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  • yakacik's Restaurant Tip

    Pastýrma The Turkish horsemen of Central Asia used to preserve meat by placing slabs of it in pockets on the sides of their saddles, where it would be pressed by their legs as they rode. This pressed meat was the forerunner of today’s pastýrma, a term which literally means being pressed in Turkish, and is the origin of the Italian pastrami....

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Kayseri Transportation

  • Kayseri tramway stations

    It will be cheepest and interesting way to see the city center by tram have a look for the tram stops of "kayseray" tram...

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  • Kayseri Erkilet International...

    The new Erkilet airport is connected to the major Turkish cities and some major European cities and awailable to fly here everyday in various times.check the websites for awailable flights below listed airway companies:-atlas jet,-THY Turkish airlies,-Pegasus ailines,-Onur air.

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  • Kayseri Bus Terminal

    By coach buses you can reach everywhere in Turkey from Kayseri.The Bus terminal is located at citycenter.

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Kayseri Shopping

  • Ipeksaray Shopping Mall

    On the Sivas Street located this huge shopping mall theres 7 cinemas many famous brands and many famous shops and food beverage facilities located inside.The tram passes front of the mall.Good for shopping lovers. toys clothes shoes souvenirs food technologic good cd's computers and much more.....

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  • Pastirma

    You can find many shops who sell "pastirma" and "manti". Kayseri is very famous with "Pastirma" ( some sort of smoked meat which is preserved with a very different recepie).The legend is that the Turcs when they moved from central asia toward west they use to carry this meat under the saddle and they can conserv the meat for long time.The best...

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  • Terracotta in Avanos

    Avanos is a well know place for ceramics,tiles,terracota gifts Galip is the most famous artist of all this area and he is the sole owner of "hair museum" in the world ..dont miss this place and you are not obliged to buy anything.you can watch him working and if he likes you he will propose you to share a cup of local wine tiles and ceramics

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Kayseri Local Customs

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    Now take the bus to my SIVAS ...

    by yakacik Written Oct 4, 2002

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Kayseri Off The Beaten Path

  • Sultan Sazligi

    The reedfield Sultan Sazligi is located at the lowest part of the Develi plain which is to the south-west of Mt. Erciyes. It is in the triangle of Develi - Yesilhisar and Yahyali. This reedfield, which 70 km from Kayseri, has been taken under protection with the International Ramsar Treaty. The lakes Yay, Camiz, Söbe and Col exit at the lowest...

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  • the village of Elia Kazan

    Very near to the city you can find a small village with the name of Germir.This is the birth place of the famous movie producer Elia Kazan .The most famous ottoman architect Mimar Sinan also is born very near of this small village .The houses are very interesting .

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  • My friend and I did a lot of...

    My friend and I did a lot of hiking around the area and also spent an afternoon horseback riding outside Urgup. During that day we had a great experience when we tied up the horses to go look inside a cave church that we found. While we were resting there, a goatherd came by and invited us (and our guide) to have tea with him and his friends in...

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Kayseri General

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  • Visit the cave churches. All...

    Visit the cave churches. All around Cappadocia, there are thousands of caves in the hills that were once used as homes and churches. In some of them, you can find painted frescoes dating back centuries that were created by the Greek Orthodox population living there at the time. Try to get a guide to take you to some of the out-of-the-way...

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  • Most people come to...

    Most people come to Kayseri as the departure point for a tour of Cappadocia. Once Cappadocia cut the broadest swathe through Anatolia - bordered by the Black Sea to the north and the Taurus mountains to the south, by the Euphrates in the east and the salt lakes in the west....

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  • West of Cappadocia,...

    West of Cappadocia, over the mountains, lies Kayseri, known as Caesarea in Roman times. The city spreads out at the foot of the extinct volcano Mt. Erciyes (3,916 meters). In the winter months the ski center has excellent runs for downhill skiers, and several pleasant hotels cater particularly to skiers. Close to the Byzantine fortress, the 13th...

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