Adıyaman: Anatolia's hidden treasure
Adıyaman is a magnificent treasure nestled in the heart of Anatolia. With its rich historical texture, dazzling natural beauties, and warm hospitality, Adıyaman is a paradise waiting to be discovered.
The gem of Southeastern Anatolia, Adıyaman stands out with its historical and cultural riches. Also famous for its natural beauty, Adıyaman attracts thousands of tourists every year. The city offers a perfect blend of history and nature.
Listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Mount Nemrut is one of the city's most significant attractions, famous for its captivating sunrise and sunset views.
Perre Ancient City
With its remnants from the ancient period, Perre Ancient City is an interesting stop for history enthusiasts.
The Adıyaman City Museum is a treasure trove detailing the city's history and culture.
For stunning city views from a historic castle, Kahta Castle is a must-visit.
This bridge from the Roman period stands out as an excellent example of engineering.
Adıyaman also boasts magnificent natural beauties. Natural areas like the Munzur Mountains, Göksu River, and King's Daughter Canyon attract nature lovers.
What to eat in Adıyaman?
Çiğ Köfte: Adıyaman's famous çiğ köfte is prepared by kneading fine bulgur enriched with spices. Flavored with pomegranate molasses, tomato paste, and spices, çiğ köfte is served spicy or non-spicy.
Eggplant Kebab: Prepared by especially roasting and mashing eggplant and red pepper, eggplant kebab is served with meat.
Paper Kebab: Specially made with local meat varieties, paper kebab is flavored with butter and spices and baked in the oven.
İçli Köfte: A bit labor-intensive to prepare, içli köfte blends bulgur, minced meat, and spices, offering a rewarding taste.
Semirsek Dessert: For lovers of syrupy desserts, semirsek is made from a mixture of semolina and dough, sweetened with syrup.
Küşleme: A traditional dish blending lamb meat and bulgur, küşleme is served with yogurt.
Adıyaman Walnut: Famous for the taste of locally grown walnuts, Adıyaman walnuts sold fresh on the road are a must-try.
Adıyaman Dolma: A delicious dish where vegetables like peppers, eggplants, or zucchinis are stuffed with a mixture of meat, rice, and spices.