Places to see in Adana are high in number. The city is the sixth most populated place in Turkey. It is located on the fertile regions of Turkey and witnessed many civilizations in the history. Adana contributes a significant amount of the economy of Turkey through textile industry and also food processing. You can find the great hospitality, historical elements, tropical and traditional food, magnificent architecture and comfortable hotels in Adana!
Great Mosque was built in 16th century. Great Mosque design represents the Ottoman architecture. The mosque was restored in 1998 because of the earthquake. Inside of the mosque, there are a lot of decorative elements worth seeing. On the exterior part, two colored Stones were used as a cladding. You can visit Great Mosque with your whole family. It is located on the Kizilay Street.
Mavisu Aqualand is one of the most pleasant amusement parks. It is located at the edge of the famous Seyhan River. You can enjoy vawe pools, water slides, day slides of Jacuzzi and many more there. There are always trained lifeguards avaliable. So you do not have to worry about the security. Non swimmer can also visit Mavisu Aqualand. They can get Professional help from the trainers. You can eat barbeque food, sea food and also traditional foods. Inside of the building, you can get aroma therapy and thai massage services.
Ataturk Scientific and Cultural Museum
Ataturk Scientific and Cultural Museum is a two storey building constructed with bricks and stones in 19 th century. You can visit the building six days of the week except Mondays. It is located on the Seyhan Steet. Inside of the building, on the first floor you can see the library and also a study room. There are Latin Books as well as newspaper published during the second world ward period. On the upper floor, there are famous antiques kept carefully. This place is visited by people all over the world.
Seyhan Dam is a hydroelectric dam. It was built in the 1950s. It contrubuted Turkey’s economy in a significant ammount. It helped agriculture endustry to grow thanks to water provided by its reservoir. Also the dam produced electricity. You can find some restaurants around the Seyhan Dam that serves delicious meals.
Tas Kopru was built in the 2cd century, Ancient Roma times. Tas Kopru is known for being oldest Stone bridge. It was used as ancient trade route. In 2007 it was opened for traffic. But not for motor vehichles. Only pedestrians and cycles were allowed to use the bridge. Because of it’s historical importance, people host a lot of cultural and social events on the bridge.
Adana Merkez Park
Adana Merkez Park is one of the largest park of Turkey. There more than 400.000 plants and trees to be seen. There is a 3 km cycling park if you would to enjoy the beauty of Adana with your bicycle.