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Cankiri City Travel

Cankiri, located in the north edge of Anatolia, in the borders of West Black Sea region , surrounded by the mountains which had been subject in many poems on the north side , and at the same time covers the longest river of the country Kizilirmak (Red River) is one of Turkey's important city.

It is neighbor with Ankara and Kirikkale on the south, Bolu on west, Kastamonu and Karabuk on north and Corum on east.

Although it hosted many civilizations since the Neolithic era until present,  the historic ruins had been damaged a lot because of the innumerable earthquakes it had.

It's still a very good point for those who would like to escape from the crowded city life right into the center of nature and to enjoy the green environment though.

 The plateaus of Cankiri available for  Mountain trekking / Nature walking, camping and caravan tourism, photographing,bicycle riding  and hunting . and the  thermal spas, Ilgaz Mountains and many more natural attractions and aspect Cankiri has for it's visitors.

The rich vegetation and forest it has, the orchids , clean air weather , and with it's unique panoramic landscape views of the natural beauties the mountains of Ilgaz takes attention of many travelers every season is a winter ski and sport center at the same time.

There are historic old Ottoman style designed and architectures in   Bayramoren, Ilgaz and Yaprakli towns, around 60 houses in city center is being under protection.

Places to visit in Cankiri
Museum of Cankiri it consists a lot of archeological and ethnographic materials from early Bronze Age to Ottoman  Empire period.

Ruins and Antique cities;  Sakaeli, Kaya (Stone) Cemetery / Graves, Cendere Salman Mound, Basdut Stone Graves,
Castle of Cankiri; is in the north of the city which is from Ancient Roman time, the area had beeing used as a visiting and a spot place of visitors is being forested

Mosques; Ali Bey Mosque, Tas Mescid, Canbazza Ahmet Efendi Mosque, Imaret Mosque, Pazar Mosque etc.
Thumbs; Thumb of Haci Muradi Veli and Emir Karatekin Beyu Thumb.

Baths and Hamams; Kursunlu Bath, Carsi Hamam, Ilgaz Hamam and Murat hamam.

Mountains  of Ilgaz and plateaus of  Kirkpinar are most highlighted place of Cankiri.

Provinces of Cankiri.
Kursunlu, Bayramoren, Sabanozu, Atkaracalar, Ovacik,Cerkes, Yaprakli, Eldivan, Korgun, Eskipazar, Kizilirmak and Ilgaz.

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