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  • 10 vibes for Afyon

    like locals

    Karahisar Castle; The history of the castle built on a volcanic mountain dates back to 1350 BCE. The magnificent building with a height of 226 meters offers a unique view to the visitors of the Karahisar Castle, where the state treasury was also kept in the Ottoman Period.

    Historical Mansions; In these historical mansions you will go on a journey in history during your visit. Today they serve as a museum, restaurant, cafe and boutique hotel.

    Grand Mosque; It is one of the most beautiful examples of 13th century Seljuk woodworking. The mosque with its wooden and brick architecture, which has been restored and preserved in our time, is one of the unique examples of the Seljuk Period. It is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List.

    War of Independence (Kocatepe Monument and Martyr’s Cemeteries); Our Republic was established as a result of the Great Offensive launched in this city and the Pitched Battles that followed. In Afyonkarahisar, there are Martyr’s Cemeteries, and monuments of Mustafa Kemal, as well as our heroic soldiers, in order to keep alive, the memories of the heroic Turkish soldiers (Mehmetçik) martyred in the Great Attack.

    Afyonkarahisar Archaeology Museum/Victory Museum; The tools and equipment belonging to the Bronze, Hittite, Phrygian, Lydian, Roman and Byzantine periods in these halls give us very important information about the life, belief, production, trade of the local people from 3000 BCE to the present. It is one of the most distinguished museums of the region with its works.

    Phrygian Valleys; It is an enormous region that is unique in the world with its rock fragments, historical and ancient ruins bearing the traces of the Phrygian Civilization. This area of natural beauty, stone monuments, rock settlements, open-air temples, fairy chimneys and 3000 years of history within Türkiye's 10 most beautiful valleys is located.

    Sandıklı Akdağ Nature Park; contains the most beautiful examples of lush forests, vast meadows, water resources and wildlife, and is a unique place for visitors who seek peace and want to be alone with nature.

    Sultan Divani Mevlevihanesi; Said Mevlevihane from 16th century of Hz. Sultan Dîvânî, one of the seventh-generation grandchildren of Mevlana, became a very important centre in Mevlevi order.

    The mourning rooms and tombs of the dervishes in the Sultan Divani Mevlevi Lodge, which has been the centre of many activities in Mevlevi dervish since its foundation, are among the most important sections that visitors should see.

    Marble; Many civilizations that have settled in Afyonkarahisar from the Hittites until today have seen marble production as an important source of income, apart from agriculture and animal husbandry. It is seen that marble has been used in many historical artefacts and structures from ancient times until today.

    Cream/Sausage/Poppy/Cream Candy/Confectionery; All of these products are among the flavors identified with Afyonkarahisar. Afyonkarahisar is a city where everyone who visits cannot leave without tasting these unique flavours and buying for their loved ones.