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Eskisehir, the natural borders on the north and east side had been drawn by Sakarya River, had been established during Phrygians first thousand years B.C.  on the foot of Porsuk Creek.

Being one of the oldest settlement place of Anatolia had grown country and world wide characters such as Nasrettin Hodja, and Yunus Emre and had hosted so many cultural and historical arts within it's border for over centuries.

Eskisehir besides it's richness in culture and history, it is also quite rich for unique and attributed underground mines and thermal spas.

According to scientific resources it shows that the hot springs and thermal spas in city center coming is from the ancient Dorlaion City's establishment location.

Thermals, hot springs, spas and other underground resources of  Eskisehir had also helped the city to gain it's popularity and made it an important city and location for health tourism as well.
Meerschaum embroidery is one of the most popular and important hand-made art among the traditional handy crafts arts of Eskisehir.

 Meerschaum stone was being used only for making pipes in old time, but nowadays it's also being used for knickknack (trinket), necklace, earring, bracelet and some other ornament decoration stuffs as a popular and famous stone.

Turkish Air Force Foundation 15 km away from city center in Inonu Town is giving opportunities for aviation training such as paragliding , parachutes and some other air sports as a world standard level.

It is possible to do any kind of air sports in this location.

Places to visit in Eskisehir

Eskisehir Archeological Museum.

Yunus Emre Museum.

Eskisehir Governor Meerschaum Museum.

Yunus Emre Caravansary and Tomb; The tomb belong tot pet used to live during 13th century is on the north east of Sarikoy, its written "let's get to know each other, let's make it easy, let's love and get loved, the world won't be left for anyone" on the tombstone's gate.

Caravansaries and Hamams (Baths); Seyitgazi Caravansary, Develik Caravansary, Selcuklu Hamam, Sucaattin Bath and Menimhane Ulupinar Fountain.

Historical Mosques and Tombs; Kursunlu Mosque, Alaaddin Mosque, Seyyitn Battal Gazi Tomb and Seyh Sucaaddin-i Veli Tomb.

Eskisehir Odunpazari Houses.

Yalikaya Frig Valley in Seyitgazi and Han Provinces is a natural and archeological SIT area has a history of ages that goes back up to B.C. 3000 years up to Paleolithic Era.

Antique / Ancient Yazilikaya City; Located in the village of Yazilikaya in Han Town is the holy and religion center of Phrygians  and was a candidate to be taken into the list of World Cultural and Natural Heritages.

Phrygia Stone Monuments (Open air temples).

Yazilikaya (Midas Monument); the place had been names stone-written because of the scripts and written text on the stones found in the area, it is also know Midasa Monuments as a complement to Phrygian King Midasa.

Antique / Ancient Yazilikaya City; Located in the village of Yazilikaya in Han Town is the holy and religion center of Phrygians  and was a candidate to be taken into the list of World Cultural and Natural Heritages.

Phrygia Stone Monuments (Open air temples).

Yazilikaya (Midas Monument); the place had been names stone-written because of the scripts and written text on the stones found in the area, it is also know Midasa Monuments as a complement to Phrygian King Midasa.

Phrygia Castles; the place where military and militarists nobles used to live shows the culture and  the stone embroidery of this era.

Han Antique City; located in the south east of city center is consisting of underground city had been made by many floors.

Fethiye Ruins; located on the south east of city center , the antique city host a lot of churches and stone caves from the Ancient Romans and Byzantines.

Santabaris Antique City is in the the village of Bardakci which is from the period of Ancient Romans.

Midaion / Karahoyuk; had been a settlement place for from Bronze Age up to Byzantine Times. Located 30 km away from the city center on south east.

Pessinus Archeological Ancient City; Located around the village of Ballihisar. it is the most important center of Cybele Deification.

Hot Springs, Spas and Thermals;  Eskisehir Central Spa, Hasirca Center Spa, Kizilinter Centre Thermal, Asagi and Yukari Springs, Alpu Uyuzhamam Thermal, Cifteler Bath Hamam, Hamamkarahisar and Cardak Spas, Sakarilica,Sarikli Spas and  Lacin Mineral Water.

Caves; Yelinustu Caves, Yelini Cave, Beyyayla Sinkhole (swallow hole), Ulubuk Cave, Kara, Kocakkiran, Karakaya, Sarikaya and Inonu Caves.

Eskisehir also holds many activities and festivals such as Inonu Victory Day every year on 1st April, Nasreddin Hoca (Nasredddin Hodja) Birth festivals 3 to 10 June around Sivrihisar Town, Yunus Emre Culture and Art week 6 to 10 May in city center.

Provinces of Eskisehir
Sivrihisar, Alpu, Seyitgazi, Beylikova, Saricakaya, Cifteler, Mihaliccik, Gunyuzu, Mihalgazi, Han, Mahmudiye and Han.


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