Kars City

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Brief Information About Kars

Kars, Turkey Located in the northeast, a city known for its cold weather, especially in winter. one of Turkey's most popular holiday route in the recent Kars, also welcomes a large number of locals and tourists. Kars, which has a rich historical background, impresses its visitors with its nature. The name Kars is thought to come from the Karsaks, a tribe of the Bulgarian Turks who lived in the region before Christ. Kars, which has been a habitat since the Paleotic period, is known for its wide plains and plateaus. Ani ruins in Akyaka district on the border with Armenia are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city, which came under the rule of the Seljuks in the 11th century, is also one of the first Turkish settlements in Anatolia. Kars, which served as the eastern border of the empire for centuries in the Ottoman period, was occupied by the Russian Empire after the 93 War (1878). The city, which has been under Russian rule for 40 years, still has buildings that reflect the architecture of many periods.

Kars – Where to see

Apostles Museum – Kümbet Mosque Kars

Kars City, which is the first settlement center at the entrance to Anatolia from the…

Caucasus Facade War History Museum – Kars

In order to defend the city of Serhat, Kars, 46 bastions were built in the…

Kars Castle

The Central Castle is called the Inner Castle or the Stadel. Although some sources say…

Ani Ancient City Kars

Ani Ruins is located in the southeast of Kars city, within the boundaries of Ocaklı…

Kars – Where to eat

Şef Juggler Kars

The gateway to world cuisine from Kars. Now lahmacun and pita varieties have been added…

Han-ı Hanedan Restaurant Kars

Shortly after its establishment, Han-ı Hanedan Restaurant became one of the city’s popular restaurants in…