Places to Visit in Babadağ

March 13, 2024
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Turkey is a country that contains many regions that attract attention with both their cultural structures and lush natural beauties. Babadağ is also one of the regions rich in historical and natural beauty. Babadağ, which is a district of Denizli province in the Aegean Region of our country, takes its name from the mountain at the foot of which it is located. It is very easy to reach this district. While you can travel by air by purchasing a flight ticket, you can also travel by train. Especially visitors who plan to come from Eskişehir can choose one of the companies that provide train services between Eskişehir and Denizli. Apart from this, you can also come by intercity buses by purchasing a bus ticket. However, whether you choose air, rail or road. Your first point of transportation is Denizli. After arriving at the city center, you can go to the district by evaluating other transportation options.

Those who come with a private vehicle can use the navigation application for directions. Babadağ is a region rich in places to visit. When you come to the district, you can both explore natural beauty areas and visit ancient cities. This article will be very useful for those who have plans to travel to this district. Because in our article we will talk about which places you can visit. However, before moving on to this subject in detail, we would like to elaborate a little more on transportation to the district. If you are planning to reach Babadağ by air, you should research the companies that provide flights to Denizli Çardak Airport located in Denizli city center. You can travel by choosing one of these companies and purchasing a flight ticket. After arriving at the airport, you can take public transportation to go to the district. Another transportation alternative is to buy a bus ticket and come to the region by bus.

You can choose one of the bus companies that operate from your location to the bus station in the city. After arriving at the bus terminal, you can take public transportation or take advantage of taxi services to go to the district. There are many places you can visit in Babadağ district. The prominent tourist spots of the district include Babadağ Houses, Attuda Ancient City, Trapezopolis Ancient City, Yardan Stream Waterfall, Taşdelen Plateau and Kırcataş Mosque. One of the most suitable periods to visit the district is spring and the other is summer. It is possible to have great times in the sunny and open air. Now, without further ado, let's start listing our list of places to visit.

Babadag Houses

The first thing you should visit when you set foot in Babadağ district is the historical houses located in Cumhuriyet District.

These houses, built between the 18th and 20th centuries, offer a visual feast to their visitors with their colorful appearances. That's why we recommend that you take your camera with you when you go to the region. Some of the houses here consist of two floors, while others consist of one floor. By purchasing a Babadağ bus ticket, you can easily reach here and have a great time with your loved ones.

Attuda Ancient City

Attuda Ancient City, located in Hisar Village of the district, is one of the regions that stand out with its historical texture.

If you are interested in ancient cities, we recommend that you add this region to your list. There is no clear information about when this city was built. However, when the artifacts unearthed as a result of some studies carried out in the region are examined, it is estimated that this ancient city was built in the Hellenistic ages. Since many historical artifacts unearthed from this region are exhibited in the garden of the village mosque, we recommend that you also visit the mosque.

Trapezopolis Ancient City

The next ancient city stop on our list of places to visit in Babadağ is the ancient city located near Bekirler Village of the district.

It is the Ancient City of Trapezopolis. The name of this ancient city means plain in the Hellenic language. The reason why its name is flat is because the area where the city was built is flat. If you plan to visit regions where such historical buildings are located, we recommend that you book your flight ticket before your trip.

Some excavations were carried out in this ancient city, and as a result of these studies, some historical ruins thought to date from the Byzantine and Roman times were discovered.

Yardan Stream Waterfall

When you come to Babadağ district, if you want to take a breather and spend time with nature after visiting the historical buildings, you can visit the Yardan Stream Waterfall.

This region, located in the Demirli Village of the district, is called a waterfall because the Yardan Stream flows in the form of a waterfall. There are also recreation areas that allow you to have a picnic in the area where this waterfall flowing through the greenery is located.

Here you can have a picnic with your family or friends and relax. You can listen to it and spend time alone with nature, breathing in the clean air. There are also places where you can meet your eating and drinking needs, as well as children's playgrounds where your children can have fun.

Tasdelen Plateau

Taşdelen Plateau, which is among the frequent spots of nature lovers, is one of the places where you can be in touch with nature, get away from the crowd and rest your mind.

There are many different nature activities you can do in this plateau, which is located only 5 kilometers away from the town. You can go for a walk to see the natural beauties of the surrounding area closely, have a picnic in a quiet atmosphere, camp if you have an accommodation plan, and have a very peaceful time.

If you prefer to travel to Babadağ, one of the districts of Denizli, by air, we recommend that you purchase a flight ticket in advance.

Kırcataş Mosque

The last stop on our list of places to visit in Babadağ is Kırcataş Mosque located in Gündoğdu District.

We recommend that you take a close look at this mosque, which was built by Mihrişah Sultan in 1801-1802. Do not forget to buy a bus ticket in advance to visit this mosque, which bears the characteristics of Ottoman architecture, and many other cultural riches. It is extremely important to reserve tickets well in advance when planning a trip. 

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