Adıyaman province is situated in the south-central region of Turkey, which is populated since the ancient times and hence, it is the home to multiple civilizations. The name of the capital city of the province is also Adıyaman. Weather in winters is cold while in summer it is hot and dry, but the nights are pleasantly cold. Tourists are attracted towards a number historical places and local customs of hospitality. Colorful local handicrafts in the shopping and especially local food of Adıyaman province also attract visitors towards its speciality.
Namrut Dagi National Park:
is a famous historical and tourist site of Turkey, which is situated between the Adıyaman city and Kahta. This national park contains a huge mountain with huge ancient gods sculptures, ruins, bridges and some other historical sites. Nearby forest of this site is the home of jackals, bears, foxes, badgers, wolves and some other wild animals. Tourists from all over the world visit this spectacular place and experience the art of the ancient nations ruled and survived there. This site is easily accessible by visitors with their vehicles. Different hotels and restaurants are available nearby the national park for the accommodation and the meal for the visitors.
Kahta Castle is a must visit place in Turkey. Kahta Castle is a fortress constructed by the people of an ancient Armenian Kingdom (Kommagene) on a cliff in the village of Eski Kahta. This fortress was built facing an ancient city of Arsameia to protect the summer accommodation of the king in the 13th century. The site was rebuilt to some extent in Mamelukes and Roman era. The current government of Turkey has also tried to restore this fortress to its original ancient glory. This place is a cultural heritage and an important tourist’s landscape of Turkey. Visitors can experience different spectacular and eye-catching views of this historical landmark from the top of Arsameia.
Pirin Caves :
Pirin Caves are situated in the ancient city of Perre or Pirin in the southeastern region of the Adıyaman city. It is one of the top most tourist attractions in the Adıyaman Province. These caves are also called Pirin Cave Tombs of the Turkey. This site contains beautifully carved rocky houses and sanctuaries along with the underground rooms, shelters and stairs as a pathway to these underground shelters. As per an estimate of the experts, this place belongs to the ancient Armenian kingdom of Kommagene. No one has claimed to know about the complete and genuine history of these caves but still, it is a great point of interest for many visitors in Adıyaman.