Eastern Anatolia Region is a region that stands out with its historical places and cuisine. There are many places to visit in Turkey within the scope of cultural tours. For this reason, millions of people flock to the Eastern Anatolia Region every year and discover new places. Let's remember our cities in the region before going into details among the places you should see in the Eastern Anatolia Region. Here are the cities in the Eastern Anatolia Region: Ardahan, Kars, Iğdır, Ağrı, Van, Hakkari, Bitlis, Muş, Erzurum, Erzincan, Tunceli, Bingöl, Elazığ and Malatya.
· VAN AKDAMAR ISLAND
Akdamar Island is the largest of the islands in Lake Van. The old Armenian Rştuni Principality ruled on Van Akdamar Island in the 700s. In the following periods, the island became an important settlement and hosted many structures such as churches, towns, palaces and bazaars.
· AGRI SPAS
Ağrı is a very rich and well-known city among hot springs. The district called Diyadin is known as the spa area. For this reason, it is a very important and lively point in terms of health tourism. There are 4 large thermal springs, namely Ağrı Yılanlı Thermal Spring and Diyadin Hot Spring.
· ARDAHAN LAKE CILDIR
Lake Çıldır is just one of the most popular and touristic spots in Ardahan. It is located 55 kilometers from the city center. It is home to hundreds of species of fish, plants and birds. Yellow fish is the most caught fish species in Çıldır Lake. You can taste delicious yellow fish varieties in the restaurants around Çıldırt Lake. Lake Çıldır is among the natural beauties that must be seen in Ardahan.
· ELAZIG HAZAR LAKE
Elazig Hazar Lake is among the places to visit in the Eastern Anatolia Region. It is also known as the secret sea of the east. Hazar Lake, which is among the deepest lakes of Turkey, is among the tectonic lake types in terms of structure. Hazar Lake, which has many bird and fish species, has become one of the places that attract the most attention in terms of tourism. It is said that there are sunken historical structures such as palaces and monasteries in the water.
· ERZURUM DOUBLE MINERAL MADRAS
Among the must-see places in the Eastern Anatolia Region is the Double Minaret Madrasa in Erzurum. It is said that the madrasa, whose builder is still unknown, was built during the Seljuk period. Both the interior and exterior architecture of the madrasah is quite fascinating.