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Erzurum

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Monuments · Ski Areas · Architectural Buildings
Erzurum is a city in eastern Anatolia . It is the largest city in and eponymous capital of Erzurum Province. It is situated 1757 meters above sea level. Erzurum had a population of 361,235 in the 2000 census, increasing to 367,250 by 2010.As Ancient Theodosiopolis in Armenia, the former bishopric remains a Latin Catholic titular see.Erzurum, known as "The Rock" in NATO code, served as NATO's southeastern-most air force post during the Cold War. The city uses the double-headed Anatolian Seljuk Eagle as its coat-of-arms, a motif that was a common symbol throughout Anatolia and the Balkans in the medieval period.Erzurum has some of the finest winter sports facilities in Turkey and hosted the 2011 Winter Universiade.Name and etymologyThe city was originally known in Armenian as Karno K'aghak' (Կարնո քաղաք), meaning city of Karin, to distinguish it from the district of Karin (Կարին). After the Arab conquest of Armenia, the city was known to the Arabs as Kālīkalā (which was adopted from the original Armenian name).
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Yakutiye Medresesi ©
Architectural Building
Yakutiye Medresesi
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Duration: 2 hours
Twin Minaret Madrasa ©
Monument
Twin Minaret Madrasa
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Mount Palandoken ©
Ski Area
Mount Palandoken
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Tortum Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Tortum Waterfall
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Erzurum

Ulu Cami ©
Religious Site
Ulu Cami
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Three Tombs
Ruin
Three Tombs
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
Uc Gumbetler (Three Tombs) ©
Historic Site
Uc Gumbetler (Three Tombs)
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
Castle of Erzurum ©
Castle
Castle of Erzurum
3.0
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Erzurum

Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque ©
Historic Site
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Abdurrahman Gazi Tomb ©
Landmark
Abdurrahman Gazi Tomb
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Aziziye Tabyalari
Historic Site
Aziziye Tabyalari
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Rustem Pasha Kervansaray
Historic Site
Rustem Pasha Kervansaray
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in Erzurum

Lake Tortum ©
Water Body
Lake Tortum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Narman Peribacalari ©
Geologic Formation
Narman Peribacalari
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Nene Hatun Tarihi Milli Parki ©
National Park
Nene Hatun Tarihi Milli Parki
3.9
Duration: 8 hours
Yedi Goller ©
Water Body
Yedi Goller
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Erzurum

Ataturk House Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Ataturk House Museum
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Erzurum Kongre ve Milli Mucadele Muzesi
History Museum
Erzurum Kongre ve Milli Mucadele Muzesi
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Archeological Museum
Specialty Museum
Archeological Museum
3.9
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Erzurum

Erzurum Alisveris Merkezi
Shopping Mall
Erzurum Alisveris Merkezi
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
Covered Bazaar
Gift & Specialty Shop
Covered Bazaar
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

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