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Adana


Adana is the 5th largest city in Turkey (after Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and Bursa). As of 2006, Adana had an estimated population of 1,271,894.

The city is known for its rich history (going back 3,000 years, and linked to the ancient city of Tarsus). Famous buildings in the area include:
  • The Stone Bridge of Adana (Turkish: Tasköprü) which spans the Seyhan River. This bridge was originally built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD, but has been damaged by earthquakes many times over the centuries, and repaired - including during the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I in the 6th century, the Umayyad caliph al-Walid II during the 7th century, and the caliph al-Mu'tasim during the 8th century. As a result, only 14 of the original 21 arches remain, but nevertheless, the bridge is the oldest bridge in the world which is still in use today.

  • Yilanli Kale - The ruins of a castle dating back to 782.

  • The Great Clock (Turkish: Büyük Saat) - A large clock tower built in 1882. The clock was damaged during the period of French occupation (1918 to the early days of 1922), but rebuilt in 1935. The clock tower is a popular local symbol, and its image can be seen on the city's coat of arms.

  • Bazaar of Cauldron-Makers (Turkish: Kazancilar Çarsisi) - The old bazaar.

  • Bath of the Bazaar - (Turkish: Çarsi Hamami) - A Turkish bath dating back to 1519, which is adjacent to the old bazaaar.
Adana is known within Turkey, and by Turkish people, for its hot weather, oranges (which grow in the area), salgam suyu (a drink, which despite the name literally translated from Turkish meaning "turnip juice", is actually made from salted and spiced purple carrot pickles, and only flavored with turnips), and of course Adana kebabs, which are long grilled meat kebabs that originally come from the city.

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Adana Vacation Journal: Blank Lined Adana Travel Journal/Notebook/Diary Gift Idea for People Who Love to Travel

By Ralph Prince

Independently published
Paperback (100 pages)

Adana Vacation Journal: Blank Lined Adana Travel Journal/Notebook/Diary Gift Idea for People Who Love to Travel
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27 Things to do in Adana: Your guide to making the most of life in Adana, Turkey

By Jake Olson

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (36 pages)

27 Things to do in Adana: Your guide to making the most of life in Adana, Turkey
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27 Things to do in Adana is a one-of-a-kind Travel guidebook for the city of Adana,Turkey. Situated in its Eastern Mediterranean region, Adana is Turkey’s fourth largest city. This agricultural center has grown in leaps and bounds over the past decades. The growth of globalization and the thriving Turkish economy have led to more and more internationals visiting Adana for work or pleasure. With Incirlik US Air Force Base just 10 miles outside of Adana, the need for an English guidebook for Adana is clear.

Jake Olson lived and worked in Turkey for 8 years, where he spent time as a missionary, an English teacher, a telecommuter for an American company and a military contractor. He met his wife and started a family there. Throughout his time in Adana, he enjoyed exploring the city as a single, a newly married man and as a family man. His experiences and best advice are wrapped up neatly in this compact but information-filled guidebook to exploring Adana. 27 Things to do in Adana was written to help you make the most of your time in Adana. Taken one chapter at a time, this book provides a new activity to do once a week for 6 months. Enjoy your Adana Adventures!

Adana: City Seyhan River Anatolia Turkey Bullet Journal Dot Grid BuJo Daily Planner

By DMS Books

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You'll love this Adana Bullet Journal

  • Amazing quality book that makes an ideal gift for friends and family.
  • Perfect book to write in daily, take notes and jot down ideas.
  • 110 lightly-lined writing pages provide plenty of writing and doodle space.
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  • Acid-free archival-quality paper takes pen or pencil beautifully.
  • Durable matte, sturdy paperback cover, perfectly bound, for an expert finish.
  • The cover is professionally designed and the interior is high quality 60# stock.

DMS Books prides itself on providing a wide variety of useful journals, notebooks and diaries for every occasion. This design is also available with plain lined, Cornell note taking system, college ruled, dot grid, story board, planner, calendar and doodle sketchbook interiors... plus many more. Please enjoy your purchase. xxx


Adana: City Seyhan River Anatolia Turkey Planner Calendar Organizer Daily Weekly Monthly [Year Below]

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You'll love this Adana 2020 Planner

  • Amazing quality book that makes an ideal gift for friends and family.
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  • 110 lightly-lined writing pages provide plenty of writing and doodle space.
  • Compact size: 6'' wide x 9'' high; fits in most purses, backpacks, and totes.
  • Acid-free archival-quality paper takes pen or pencil beautifully.
  • Durable matte, sturdy paperback cover, perfectly bound, for an expert finish.
  • The cover is professionally designed and the interior is high quality 60# stock.

DMS Books prides itself on providing a wide variety of useful journals, notebooks and diaries for every occasion. This design is also available with plain lined, Cornell note taking system, college ruled, dot grid, story board, planner, calendar and doodle sketchbook interiors... plus many more. Please enjoy your purchase. xxx


Adana: City Seyhan River Anatolia Turkey Daily Notebook Journal Diary Notepad

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Adana: City Seyhan River Anatolia Turkey Daily Notebook Journal Diary Notepad
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You'll love this Adana Notebook

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  • 110 lightly-lined writing pages provide plenty of writing and doodle space.
  • Compact size: 6'' wide x 9'' high; fits in most purses, backpacks, and totes.
  • Acid-free archival-quality paper takes pen or pencil beautifully.
  • Durable matte, sturdy paperback cover, perfectly bound, for an expert finish.
  • The cover is professionally designed and the interior is high quality 60# stock.

DMS Books prides itself on providing a wide variety of useful journals, notebooks and diaries for every occasion. This design is also available with plain lined, Cornell note taking system, college ruled, dot grid, story board, planner, calendar and doodle sketchbook interiors... plus many more. Please enjoy your purchase. xxx




 
 
 

 
 
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