"An historical city at 2000 mt above sea level" Top 5 Page for this destination Erzurum by dabuwan
Erzurum Travel Guide: 56 reviews and 104 photos
Erzurum is the capital of the largest province in Eastern Anatolia. It is set on a plateau at almost 2000 mt of elevation, in a strategic position along the main routes.
Though the history of the city dates back to 6000 BC, the most important and finest monuments still present have been built between the 12th and the 17th century. Erzurum has been and still is an important religious center for Islam in Turkey.
Modern Erzurum is tidy and quiet, and the harsh climate ranges from cool in August (when I visited) to extremely cold in winter.
I've travelled through most of Turkey, but probably Erzurum is the most peculiar city I visited in this country. Maybe... more travel advice
This old hotel had for sure a certain faded elegance. There were standard rooms and also some suites with a few... more travel advice
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