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Address: Erzurum, Turkey
Phone Number: 04427922026
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Beautiful landscapes

Drive north of Erzurum on the D950 highway to see Tortum lake, but also breath-taking landscapes. Further north, there are Tortum waterfalls. Between the falls and the luttle town... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
sternaauparadis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Drive north of Erzurum on the D950 highway to see Tortum lake, but also breath-taking landscapes. Further north, there are Tortum waterfalls. Between the falls and the luttle town of Tortum, there are very old Georgian churches to be visited and very typical villages. That makes for a great afternoon!

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Thank sternaauparadis
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

It is about 10 kms in length and on a bright day the water can be turquoise in parts and more subdued colour in other parts.The surrounding mountains make for lovely views which seem to go on for ages when travelling past in a bus.

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Thank Annerione
Simferopol
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I visited this lake together with my friends on the way to Erzurum. As compared to lakes I've seen before, it has very steep shores... A nice sight overall, see the pic attached.

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Thank snikitin
Baku, Azerbaijan
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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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40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 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
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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Thank Marius D
Ankara, Turkey
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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174 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 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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