ErzurumErzurum is the biggest city of the Eastern Anatolian Region and is also a very ancient settlement place. As the city is established at the skirts of Palandöken Mountain, the city had gained great importance in the field of winter tourism during the recent years. The city houses numerous historically rich works of art and therefore the city is like a cultural center having the major potential for tourism.
The climate is harsh in Erzurum, causing winters of five to eight months long. This causes transportation problems even within the city, because of the temperature dropping as much as -20°C. However, this provides a long winter sports season, usually starting on November, ending on mid-May. Similarly, starting with spring,Read More
Places of interest
Erzurum can compare with a Barcelona or Rome any day by sheer dint of its architectural splendors. The city lanes and street resemble veritable museums with magnificent edifices like the colossal Aziziye monument, which commemorates the Turko-Russian War and the remnants of architecture from the Seljuk Turk period.The most notableRead More
If you want to get in by your own car to Erzurum from some of the centers are as follows: From Erzurum to Trabzon, about 284 kilometers (km) and takes about 30 minutes, about 4 hours by car. From Malatya to Erzurum, about 420 kilometers (miles) away and by carRead More
Most bus companies stop at the Erzurum Otogar (the main intercity bus station), which is about 1 km away from the main city centre. It is a walkable distance to town, or you can take the public bus to/from the Otogar. Buses from Trabzon are available (4.5hrs and 30LT, 25Read More