Adana, Turkey is one of the most developed cities in the Mediterranean. At the same time, the city has the status of one of the most advanced cities in Turkey. In this fast-growing city, there are many interesting sights. If you are planning a trip to Adana, do not leave the city without reading our article. Here you will find information about the most interesting places to visit in Adana.
Adana How to get there?
You can get to Adana by plane, train or bus. The city has its own airport. It is located 6 km from the city center. Planes fly to Adana from most major cities of Turkey. The same can be said about bus transportation. From every major Turkish city, you will find a bus trip to Adana every day. You can get to Adana by train from Ankara, Konya, Niyde, Kayseri, Malatya. It will be somewhat longer than the bus. But, nevertheless, more convenient, because with a good night’s schedule, you can sleep at ease in a normal position, rather than sitting in a bus.
In the city of Adana, urban transport is very well developed. In the evening, as an alternative, tourists can take a taxi. Adana also has a subway, which was opened in 2010. The metro is open from 10:00 to 21:00 on weekdays. Finally, another option to move around the city is to rent a car. In the airport terminal and downtown you can easily find car rental.
Adana what to see?
The history of the region has several thousand years of its existence. Fortunately, some buildings of ancient cities that we can visit have survived to our time. The ancient cities in Adana are some of the places that you must visit. The main ancient cities are:
- The ancient city of Sar in the city of Tufanbeyli,
- the ancient city of Anavarsa in the region of Kozan,
- the ancient city of Ayas in the region of Umurtalik
- the ancient city of Misis on the banks of the Ceyhan River.
Other places that tell the story of Adana after the ancient cities are museums. The main museums of the city are: Adana Ataturk House, the Archaeological Museum of Adana, the Mosaic Museum of Misis and the Ethnographic Museum of Adana.
For those who love sightseeing, Adana offers to visit historic buildings. Perhaps, in order to visit the most interesting places, you will need to make a travel plan. However, such work will help you not to miss the chance to get acquainted with the history of the city. So, here are some historical sites in Adana:
- Anavarsa Castle,
- Adana Castle,
- Feke Castle,
- Yilanli Castle,
- Varda Bridge,
- Stone Bridge,
- Hassan Aga Mosque,
- Adana Grand Mosque,
- Gon Hani,
- Agsa Mescit,
- Tuz Hani,
- Irmak Hamam
- Charci Hamam.
Adana is a city that is famous for its natural beauty, including the plateau. The plateaus are beautiful especially in summer. However, in the winter and can go skiing or snowmobiles here. Among the main plateaus that can be seen in Adana are: the Akcatekir Plateau, the Beledemik Plateau, the Menrun Plateau, the Pozanti Plateau and the Horum Plateau.
In Adana there are many natural places where you can go hiking or just take a walk-in nature and have a picnic. We recommend you to visit Kapiz Chakit Suyunu, Seyhan Dam and Aslantas National Park.