Elite World Van

Bahcivan Mah. Kazim Karabekir Cad. No 54, Van, Van, 34435, Turkey | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Bahcivan Mah. Kazim Karabekir Cad. No 54, Van, is near Ancient Urartian site of Cavustepe (Sardurihinilli) and Old Van.
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Travel Blogs from Van

Finishing up in Turkey: Out East

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels on Aug 05, 2013

50 photos

... me close to the (militarized) Armenian border. I got a nice view of an Armenian military camp before I was asked to continue along a different path. I then got up early the next morning for my "bus," and find to my surprise I was told the wrong time. However, during my lovely wait at the fantastic Kars bus station, I ran in to a few other travelers going to other destinations, who were also told earlier times for there buses. So at least I made ...

Lost in Translation

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels on May 19, 2013

1 comment, 39 photos

... oneself, speaks of quite an ego for the King, but to do so on the highest peak in one of the most desolate and unpopulated areas of Turkey spoke of special commitment and the peak of the mountain has been added to with a huge mound of gravel like substance which had to be carted up. How they got any of these Easter Island like statues and the gravel up this beast of a Mountain is an astounding feat and the views are pretty stunning, though chilly given the snow was ...

Castles, castles, castles.

A travel blog entry by alexgrange on Aug 06, 2011

... go through. We had to wait for an hour before our bus had been searched and came for us. We boarded again and drove less than 20 metres before we had to get out and go through the same thing on the Turkish side. Here lay the problem! Everybody on the bus was Iranian, except me. I was the only person who needed a visa, but the visa office was not open at that time in the morning. So more waiting ensued, not just for me, but for everyone on my bus. A border police ...

Van: The Pearl of the East

A travel blog entry by bumihills on Jul 29, 2011

45 photos

... an extraordinarily advanced series of ancient cisterns. It also offers a beautiful view of the farmlands below its ridgeline. And finally we visited Hosap Castle which is about an hours drive from Van. Built into a cliff, this was a terrific surprise addition to our itinerary. Hosap Castle was built by a Kurdish strongman in the 17th century and you can clamber through its ruins and also view the village below.

In ...

Turkey- the land of closed and amazing weddings

A travel blog entry by laurareane on Oct 10, 2010

... wedding. We walked through what must have been their animal enclosure through a swarm of young children asking us for money to a courtyard with a large number of people standing around. It was a Kurdish family and they were at the point during the wedding tradition that people give the bride and groom some money. There was so much chaos. There were crowds of people around the couple and then crowds of people around us. One of the guys from our group gave the couple money ...