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Iznik Travel Guide: 60 reviews and 246 photos

Sun Set in Iznik lake.

Iznik formerly known as Nicea, lies at the eastern tip of Lake Iznik. Originally an importent Roman and Byzantine town, it fell to Selcuks in 1078 and subsequently to thr Ottomans in 1331 and remained under the sovereignty of Ottoman Empire for a long time.

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  • Pros:It is very cosy to be there anytime of the year.
  • In a nutshell:Wonderful for history lovers.
  • Last visit to Iznik: May 2004
  • Intro Updated Aug 17, 2005
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  • mvtouring's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2009 at 4:28 AM

    Looking forward to visiting a hamman again ;-)

  • Sininen's Profile Photo
    Jul 30, 2006 at 8:47 PM

    Can't say that I would have heard of Iznik before but it looks like a lovely place, which I would like to visit one day. Maybe you could write more tips later on. Happy birthday from Finland!



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