National Parks

Adıyaman – Nemrut Dağı National Park

Location: Nemrut Dagi National Park lies between Kahta (9km) and Adiyaman (43km). Transport: The park can be reached by the road connecting the centre of Adiyaman to Kahta. Highlights: Most famous site of all, and one of the best-known images of Turkey, are the huge sculptures of gods on the mountain. In addition, it is…
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Afyon – Akdag National Park

Location: Akdag Park covers an area of 14,916 hectares, and lies between the borders of the Sandikli district of Afyon Province, and Civril district of Denizli Province, in Central Anatolia. Highlights: Akdag is best known for its abundance of wildlife, canyons, valleys and landscape, as well as having great opportunities for recreation, and was declared…
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Afyon – Başkomutan Historical National Park

Location: The Baskomutan (Chief Commander) Historical National Park is near the Afyon, Kutahya and Usak provinces of Western Anatolia. Transportation:It can be reached via the Ankara - Izmir highway, Antalya - Afyon highway and Istanbul - Bursa - Eskisehir highway Highlights: This park was established as a monument on behalf of war veterans who lost…
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Ankara – Soğuksu National Park

Location: The Soguksu National Park is in Kizilcahamam, in the province of Ankara. Transportation: The park can be accessed via the Ankara - Istanbul highway. It is 78km from Ankara, and 2km from Kizilcahamam, a district famous for its thermal springs. Highlights: The area, which lies between the dense forest areas of northern Anatolia and…
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Antalya – Altınbeşik Cave National Park

Location: Altinbesik Cave is on the western side of the steep Manavgat Hill, 7km from Ibradi (Aydinkent) district of Antalya, and 5 km southeast of Urunlu village. Transportation: The National Park is accessible via the Antalya - Ibradi - Urunlu road, then a one-hour walk from Urunlu to the cave. Highlights: Altinbesik Cave is a…
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Antalya – Bey Dağları Shore National Park

Location: The park is in the west of Antalya, and 30km northeast of Finike. Transportation: The park crosses the Antalya – Kemer – Kumluca state highway. The road is part of the Mersin – Antalya – Mugla sea road. Highlights: The area is in western Taurus Mountains, with a geological structure predominantly made up of…
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Antalya – Güllük Dağı (Termessos) National Park

Location: The park is in 34km northwest of Antalya, in the Taurus mountains in the Korkuteli district. Transportation: It can be reached via the Antalya – Korkuteli highway. Highlights: Termessos is one of the most spectacular ruined cities in Turkey, mainly because of its stunning location. It is situated on the slopes of Gulluk mountain…
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Antalya – Köprülü Canyon National Park

Location: The park is in the mountains 49km northeast of Antalya. Transportation: Koprulu Kanyon National Park is in the Manavgat district of the Antalya province. The road along the coast from Antalya to Manavgat then passes through Tasagil and Beskonak. Highlights: The Kopru River is ideal for rafting and camping, with trees along one side…
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Antalya – Kurşunlu Waterfall

Location: Kursunlu Waterfall is in the Central District of Antalya, in the Mediterranean region. Transportation: The park is 20km northeast of Antalya, and can be reached via the Antalya - Aksu Highway, then going north at Sogucaksu Bridge along the 8km long road. Highlights: The dense of forest area was made into a Natural Park…
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Artvin – Karagöl National Park

Location: The park is situated within the borders of Savsat and Artvin provinces, and is spread over the plateaus of Karagol and Sahara. Transportation: By road, the old Georgian town of Savsat is 45km south of Karagol, and 17km from Sahara. Highlights: The area around Karagol is Paleocene or neocene and is separated by valleys,…
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