With the largest interior basin in Anatolia, Van holds a cultural background of nearly seven thousand years.
Asa mysterious city of the East, Van is a destination where history, nature, and culture intersect, like all other cities in the Eastern Anatolian Region.
A very important symbol of Van is the beautiful Van Cat (Van Kedisi), famed throughout the world.
Van is an undeniably exciting city for gastronomy. The meat of animals raised in the mountains and plateaus around Van has a distinctive flavour, thanks to the aromatic herbs consumed by the animals. With its rich flower and plant flora, Van also has a small beekeeping industry.
Enjoy the scents of Van’s pristine nature, native flowers, and its enormous saline-soda lake!
Listen to the soothing sound of waterfalls, the songs of dozens of bird species, and the legends of Lake Van.
10 vibes for Van
Have a Van breakfast. Start your day by trying herb cheese and Van honey.