Lake Tuz

Sun and Clouds Over Lake Tuz

Known as Turkey’s great salt lake, Lake Tuz is a sight every visitor to the Anatolia region (Asian Turkey) must see. Second-largest lake in the country, Lake Tuz is very salty, with the waters consisting of over 32% salt. And,…

Lake Golcuk

Winter in Lake Golcuk

A favorite day trip for residents and visitors to Bolu, Lake Golcuk is one of the most scenic sights in the north-western region of Turkey. Created in 1958 when a dam impounded the waters from melting snow, Lake Golcuk covers…

Seven Lakes National Park

Wonderful piece of Turkey!

Seven Lakes in northern Turkey are the focal point of Yedigoller National Park. These small, beautiful lakes were formed from one small mountain stream when successive landslides dammed portions of the flow in years past. The Seven Lakes are named…

Abant Lake

Lake Abant Panoramic

One of Turkey’s most scenic lakes, Abant Lake is likely one of the most visited. Part of the 2800-acre Abant Nature Park, this 316-acre lake was formed by a landslide in the distant past. The lake has existed long enough…

Bafa Lake

Lake Bafa Whooper Crane

Bafa Lake has been eyewitness to history since before mankind began recording it. This lake in western Turkey was once a bay of the Gulf of Miletus on the Aegean Sea. Cave paintings in the mountains towering above the ancient…

Lake Van

Van Castle Ruins

Turkey’s Lake Van is a spectacular example of a very old lake surrounded by a very old culture. Located in the far eastern area of Turkey called Anatolia near the border with Iraq, Iran and Armenia, this ancient portion of…