Erzurum Airport is an international airport located 17 km away from the Erzurum city in eastern Turkey. Erzurum is the largest city of Erzurum Province.
There are several other ways of entering this city that is included rail, buses, and taxi network that are connecting this city to the rest of eastern Turkey. Likewise, you will also find several ways of travelling in the city, which are almost the same as above mentioned. However, you will see many advertisements for renting a car companies that are providing you with their car services either with or without chauffeurs. Some of these companies are based on airport terminal, while many are in the city.
Things you must visit in Erzurum
- Once you have hired a car, drive it straight to the center of the city, where you will find “Citadel of Erzurum”. You can explore all grounds of this great place, and also can climb up its clock/minaret tower. You must not forget to visit citadel mosque inside this building. From the clock tower, you will have a beautiful view of the Erzurum city along with spectacular scenery of mountains surrounding this building.
- For ski lovers, Palandoken ski resort is located just outside the city. Once you have visited the Erzurum citadel, you can turn your car toward this beautiful place.
- Hiking on the Palandoken Mountain is added a place for adventure loving people. If you are hiking in summer, you will enjoy amazing views of the surrounding area. If you really want to go on hiking, you should go early, so that you can spend much of your time in a much better way.
What to Eat in Erzurum city
Don’t judge the food of the Erzurum city from the food available at the Erzurum Airport. You can taste many traditional dishes along with international dishes. Kadyif dolmasi is a delicious sweet pastry, and extremely famous all over the city. You can buy it from almost every restaurant. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you must try it for at least once. Doner and Cag Kebap are a few other dishes you should eat. Other than these traditional things, you can visit Hmmburger and CoffeeBox for standard international food items. The Hmmburger place is smaller, but their Hamburgers are very delicious.
Visiting Erzurum city is surely a great deal of fun. You can drive your rental can all around this city and you will find some fun on every turn.