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With a history tracing back to 4000 B.C., Kayseri, a city in the Central Anatolia, has been one of the most important trade and industry centers of Anatolia. In addition to trading and commercial activities, agriculture is vital for the economy and social wealth of the city. 40% of the land of the city is agricultural estate. By the investments concerning the last years, Kayseri has become a furnishing center leading the countrywide furniture sector.
Erciyes Mountain, the mosques from the term of Seljuk Empire, madrasahes, cupolas, religious institutions, public houses, Turkish baths, bedestens (markets where antiques, objects d'arts, jewelry, etc. are sold) are the main touristic places of the city.
Erciyes Skiing Center, an extinct volcano, is the leading touristic place in Kayseri. With a height of 3.916 m, it is the highest mountain of the Central Anatolia. In addition to skiing, climbing to the mountain is pretty common. Also, by its plateaus, Erciyes Mountain is an attractive natural beauty in summer. Having rich natural beauty, wild life, Erciyes is a convenient place for nature tourism
Zamanta River is another touristic place being eligible for rafting. Kayseri provides important opportunities for you to become a united whole with the nature, by making trekking and touring around the mountains possible and by the way of Sultan Sazligi Bird Paradise.
Kapuzbasi Cascades, Yedigoller ( Seven lakes) are other natural and touristic places of the city.To Top
Culture & Entertainment
Handicraft is the core part of the culture of the city. Stone and wood embroidery, the local rugs and kilims are fairly pervasive. The houses belonging centuries ago form the architectural fabric of the city and adds to the city culture.
It is hard to signify a dynamic and diversifed entertainment life in Kayseri. Bars, cafes, swimming pools, nature walks and tours are the main entertainment alternatives within the city. Especially, the existence of natural beauties (waterfalls, hot springs) give the opportunity of becoming a united whole with the nature.To Top
Food & DrinkMeat and flour are the main supplies of the cuisine of Kayseri. In addition to the Turkish traditional food, Kayseri has authentic food motives.
Manti (a ravioli-like dish served with yogurt) is the most famous food of Kayseri. While manti is sold at the markets it is generally made at homes. There are about 36 kinds of manti existed in the bazaars of Kayseri. The most pervasive mantı is the one with meat. Pastirma (beef that has been smoked or dried in the sun after being treated with spic) and fagget are identified with Kayseri.
Asmakarna (made of flour) is another favourite food of the city. Its soap, macaroni and noodle is cooked. Water pastry (made of flour) is also a common meal most frequently cooked. Furthermore, guvec (made of vegetables) is one of the most frequent consumed food. There are many restaurants at Hisarcik and Talas to serve conventional tastes. When going to Develi district it is precisely recommended you to taste Civikli Pitta.
Kayseri has a rich menu of desserts. Oklava baklava, rose baklava, kamis baklava are all different kinds of sweet pastries. Also, grape and mulberry molasses, incir dolmasi (made of fig) and more are examles from the long dessert list of Kayseri cuisine.
ShoppingThe carpets of Yahyali and Bunyan are famous and is recommended to be obtained when visiting Kayseri. Also, pastirma and faggot is generally taken along when leaving the city. You can find a great many of supplies related to winter sports and famous brands in the modern Kayseri Park, Ipek Saray, Almer and Kaseria Shopping Centers.