Things to Do in Palandoken, Places to visit in Erzurum Turkey
Palandoken ski resorts is in Erzurum Turkey. Palandöken Ski Resorts is one of Turkey’s most popular winter tourist attractions. Palandoken has ski resorts, ski hotels, cable car facilities and magnificent nature. Covering an area of 70 kilometers long and 25 kilometers wide, Palandöken Mountains were declared a Winter Tourism Center in 1993. In winter, it is a suitable place for honeymoon for couples and holiday for families with child.
There are Jump Towers located in Kiremitliktepe to the north of Palandoken Ski Resorts. Curling Arena Erzurum, built for the World Universities Winter Games in 2010, is also one of the prominent places in the city in terms of winter tourism. In addition, there are ice hockey halls and an ice rink in Erzurum.
There are popular tourist attractions around Palandoken that can be of interest to everyone. Let’s take a look at these places.
Tortum Waterfall is a place that is wondered by many people with its natural beauty. Tortum Lake was formed as a result of the blocking of the Tortum Stream after the landslide near Balıklı Village in the 18th century. Along with the lake, the waterfall also has a width of 22 meters. It is poured from a height of 48 meters in total. A rainbow is formed in the upper part of the water pouring from the waterfall. Tortum waterfall is about 1000 meters above sea level. Tortum Waterfall takes on a different beauty in every period of the year.
Narman Fairy Chimneys
Narman fairy chimneys are the most curious natural structures of Erzurum. Narman Fairy Chimneys, which attract attention with their red color and interesting landforms, are also known as “the land of red fairies”. Wind and rain eroded the sandy soil, creating this attractive landscape of red fairy chimneys and narrow valleys.
Ispir Yedigoller is a region that must be discovered with its volcanic lakes. The height of the mountains here is 4000 m from time to time. There are turquoise colored volcanic lakes between small and large hills. It is the perfect place for hiking and enjoying the magnificent landscape.
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