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Lake Tortum

Erzurum, Turkey
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Ranked #5 of 24 attractions in Erzurum
Type: Bodies of Water
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Baku, Azerbaijan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This destination was on our route and for having luch (fish) I visited this lake. Very picturesque lake :) Tasty local fish can be found.

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Edinburg, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The lake is attractive, but the surrounding terrain is somewhat barren, and the fluctuating water level created a bathtub ring as at reservoirs. However, the waterfall at the outflow (north end) and the restaurants farther below make up for that. You can walk a little loop trail beside and below the waterfall, and even with low water in August it... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

The lake is nice, the view is wonderful and the water is a superb greenish blue. I did not try to bathe and I regret it. The lake can also be viewed from one of the many viewpoints along the road.

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Ankara, Turkey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

The color of the water is amazing. You also had a chance to swim, canoe or row a boat. There are some restaurants around with great scenery and delicious fish.

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Orlová
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79 reviews 79 reviews
65 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Lake Tortum is located in the beautiful countryside between the foot of the mountains

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