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The Land of Legends: PHRYGIAN VALLEY

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Traveling Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Fri 29 Oct 05:00 - Sun 31 Oct 22:00

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There are fairy tales that begin, “Once upon a time a happy land where people lived in peace and plenty.” The Phrygian Valley is such a place, a fabled land of magic, peace and beauty. Home of Cybele and mighty King Midas :) Here is what we will do in the lands of fairy tales and legendary characters.

•See Avdalaz Fortress and Church, Ayazini Village, Gognus Valley, Aslantas, Yılantas, Maltas, and Attis and Aslanli Rock Temples, Ancient Pathway, Phrygian rock thombs, Fairy Chimnies, and Memec Monastary (Arog Film Plato).
•Have a sunset boat ride in Lake Emir
•Have a traditional duck dinner accompanied with duck tirit, siyez cracked wheat and beet molasses.
•Sunrise Ballon ride over the lake (optional)
•See Midas Ancient City, Kumbet Valley, Yazilikaya Monument
•Visit classic Odunpazari Old Town
•Enjoy Crimean Tatar Culture Museum & Cuisine: Çi borek (or other ‘mantı’ dish) & samsa dessert
•Grab a nostalgic cup of ‘boza’ with cinnamon and roasted chickpeas on top
•Walk over nostalgic bridges and enjoy a refreshing Boat Tour along Porsuk River.
•Have fun at dinner in ‘Otag” Ottoman war tent with folkloric surprises
•Say cheers to a happy hour in nostalgic train station while enjoying a free drink ;)
•Stay in an organic farm village that makes its own wine in its cellar.
•Have an academic guide who created the valley routes
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