Bingöl Tourism

Bingöl (Armenian: Ճապաղջուր Chapaghjur, Zazaki: Çewlîg, Northern Kurdish: Çewlîg) is a city in Eastern Turkey. It is surrounded by mountains and a large number of glacier lakes, hence the name (Turkish for a thousand lakes). Lately, the town has become a popular tourist destination. According to 2009 estimates, it has a population of 87,918 . Bingöl is the capital of Bingöl Province, one of the 81 provinces of Turkey. On May 1, 2003 the whole area suffered from a magnitude 6.4 earthquake, leaving 177 dead and 520 injured. On 8 March 2010, the area suffered another earthquake, of magnitude 5.9, with its epicenter in Elâzığ Province, 45 km (28 mi) west of Bingöl.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Bingöl, Turkey. Explore Bingöl travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Bingöl is Diyarbakir. Attractions in Diyarbakir include City Walls, Diyarbakir Ulu Camii, Hasan Pasa Hani. Also, to reach Bingöl, you'll have to take a flight to Diyarbakir; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Bingöl can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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