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Tortum Waterfall

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Address: Erzurum, Turkey

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I took a foot bath in the waterfall. Very picturesque travel from Erzurum to the waterfall. Our turkish guests were very friendly.

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Cris P
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I took a foot bath in the waterfall. Very picturesque travel from Erzurum to the waterfall. Our turkish guests were very friendly.

Thank Cris P
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Nothing special. A curtain of water. What makes it unusual is the desert landscape around. If you drive by, stop. Otherwise don't make it a special trip.

1 Thank sternaauparadis
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Although many visitors go there to see the waterfall, in fact the fall, tortum lake and the surrounds have unique geological features to be seen together. The area is one of the candidate geoparks in Turkey. Visiting surrounding area as well as the seven lakes are must see locations. The toilets in the restaurant by tortum waterfall are should never... More 

1 Thank Sdzgn
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Very near to Erzurum. You need to go by car. Very beautiful water fall. In February it was very cold

Thank DUBarcelona
Baku, Azerbaijan
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Tortum is one the biggest waterfall in Turkey. If you are around Erzurum it is really worth to travel here. Me and my other crazy friends even swam in small lake around :D . No fee to enter.

Thank Travelerfagan
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

But once you've been to Niagara falls, this looks like a joke. If you want to see a good waterfall in Turkey, go to the ones down south.

1 Thank George T
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

This waterfall is definitely worth visiting if you are driving past to Erzurum. You don't have to walk far, it is fed by a sedate river above, caused by a fault. It is a nice wide waterfall. The environment is not very well maintained, rubbish around on the ground. It is not so tall. There is a tea house nearby... More 

Thank Karen G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2013 via mobile

It's the biggest waterfall of Turkey they say, and it really was very impressive.. The amount of water pouring down from above and the sound really cleans your mind.. very meditative... and the surrounding is also very beautiful... If you travel the east of Turkey I'd recommend this plac.. real piece of nature.... P.S. You can also have a bbq... More 

Thank Ahmed Said Ç
The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2013

This is really a very nice waterfall. I visited in October and then it was very quiet. We could get a cup of tea in the restaurant next to it (ofcourse!) but there was not much more to offer as there were hardly any tourists anymore. However, the waterfall is very nice. You can walk around to see it from... More 

Thank IlseNS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

One of the largest (widest) waterfalls in Turkey, this breathtakingly beautiful scene is complimented with friendly hosts from the local community that welcome visitors and share their love for Nature, Good Food, and Good Friends. There are delicious home-made meals at the start/end of a circular trail that takes you around the waterfall, with ample opportunity for stunning pictures and... More 

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