Van Tourism

Van (Armenian: Վան; Kurdish: Wan‎; Ottoman Turkish: فان‎) is a city in eastern Turkey's Van Province, located on the eastern shore of Lake Van. The city has a long history as a major urban area. It has been a large city since the first millennium BC, initially as the capital of Urartu in the 9th century BC and later as the center of the Armenian Kingdom of Vaspurakan. It remained an important center of Armenian culture until the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Today, Van has a Kurdish majority and a sizable Turkish minority. In 2010 the official population figure for Van was 367,419, but many estimates put it much higher with a 1996 estimate stating 500,000 and former Mayor Burhan Yengun is quoted as saying it may be as high as 600,000. The Van Central district stretches over 2,289 square kilometres (884 square miles).

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Van in Turkey awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Van. A vacation to Van can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Van Trip Planner

Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Van. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Van trip planner.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Van