? Lake Van, Van city, Akdamar island, Hosap and Cavustepe


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Van tour

We drive to Lake Van, the largest lake in Turkey. On the way we stop at Muradiye waterfalls.

Muradiye waterfall

We visit Akdamar Island (a 15-minute sail from the shore). The island is famous for the 10th century Church of the Holy Cross.

Armenian church on Akdamar island

Church of the Holy Cross Ahtamar island

Armenian church Ahtamar island

Swimming in Lake Van

Then, we visit Hosap Castle, a 17th century fairytale castle, 60 km from Van. On the way back, we stop at the Hittite site at Çavustepe.

Hosap castle


We return to Van and you can enjoy the sunset at the old Van Castle.

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Van castle

drinking tea Van castle

Eski old Van