"The surroundings of Van" Top 5 Page for this destination Van by MalenaN
Van Travel Guide: 134 reviews and 377 photos
The city Van is not a beautiful or picturesque city but quite modern, but nice with great view of the mountains around. It's a good place to stay at while exploring the surroundings and to see, for example, the impressive Hosap Castle, the old Armenian church on Akdamar Island or the blue colour of Van Gülü, which is so beautiful against the bare mountains around. In Van there is Van Kalesi.
I visited Van in 2003, and also in 2004. Both times I didn?t stay long, two nights and one night. But I hope to visit again one day.
In Van buses to Diyarbakir leaves from the otogar outside town. Most bus companies have free minibuses going from the... more travel advice
From Iskele (harbour) the boats for Tatvan leave. But in the evening this is a place where people come to see the... more travel advice
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