Igdir

The last stop in Turkey of the historical Silk Road. It developed as a border city During the recent years new quality hotels have been erected in the city centre. Now you can count Iğdır also among the cities in the east where you can consider staying overnight. On one side of the Mount Ağrı is the city of Ağrı and on the other is Iğdır. Once you are in Iğdır, you can visit the historical ruins of the Harmandöven Caravanserai from the Seljuks (25 km), the ram head grave stones, which you can see in almost all the old historical cemeteries that are from the Karakoyunlular’s time, erected in the memory of the war heroes. You can also see the Karakale, a medieval castle, on the Turkish-Armenian border.

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