Bolu city in Turkey
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One of the most famous cities of Turkey that has become famous recently , with the increasing of its popularity by tourists and residents of Turkey , is the Turkish city of Bolu .
The city of Bolu is named after the " Lake Abant Nature Park " after the resort of " Bolu Abant " . Bolu is located in the northwest of Turkey , on the Black Sea , which is an important vital point linking the capital Ankara and Istanbul , about 262 km from Istanbul city and 192 kilometers from the Turkish capital Ankara , and it is one of the most beautiful tourist areas in Turkey , with a total area of 7410 square kilometers , and a population of more than two hundred and seventy thousand , and it is a mountainous area full of forests , with few agriculture areas .
The city of Bolu is famous for agricultural products and milk products , such as cheese and cream , and most of these products are sold and consumed locally . Bolu is also one of the most important trade corridors between Ankara and Istanbul , especially after the opening of a tunnel between the two cities in 2007 , because travelers began to get to know this beautiful city and stop there in order to get some rest and eat some food .
The city of Bolu is ideal for hiking and climbing , due to the presence of mountains , lakes , forests , and wildlife of animals such as deer .
The Turkish city of Bolu is one of the rare places that have many advantages at the same time , the beauty of nature is charming , the forest is rich in its diversity of flora and fauna , the lakes , rivers and beaches on the Black Sea coast are increasing its beauty , and the hot springs at the foothills of the mountains , the large snow-covered ski centers , make it the perfect destination for patients and athletes .
The city of Bolu is a beautiful and green city , calm and cold in summer and snowy in winter , and it is located at an altitude of 1.325 meters from the sea level , and enjoys the presence of wonderful lakes such as " Golcuk " Lake and the famous " Abant " Lake , 34 km south west of Bolu , amid the high mountains at an altitude of 1,500 meters , Abant Resort is the center of life in this region , it offers a different beauty in each season , and there are many comfortable hotels and camping places .
Abant Lake is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Turkey , where it is considered as some of the most beautiful natural lakes in the world , because of its magnificence beauty and being surrounded by a large number of pine trees , oaks and willow , which increases the beauty and charm .
Abant Lake, which is located in the Turkish city of Bolu , is one of the most important natural places in the city , where the area of Lake Abant 1.28 kilometers , and it reaches a depth of the deepest point to 18 meters , and is inhabited by the lake Abant a number of pets such as deer and rabbits and some birds .
Sitting at the lake and enjoying its clear waters , the birds hovering over it , the animals that inhabit it , as well as the plants and trees that surround the lake , all of course give you a great opportunity to relax and take a stroll with friends or family .
If you prefer to do some activities , you can do jogging , cycling or even horse riding around Abant Lake , and enjoy those activities in the heart of the magnificent nature .
Remember that your visit to Lake Abant is not associated with a particular season , as you can visit the lake in winter to enjoy the magnificent view of the lake and may snowfall , and see the landscape of the surrounding plants covered in snow .
In addition to that , the Turkish city of Bolu is characterized by the existence of lakes " Yedigöller " ( the seven lakes ) at different altitudes , where the water level varies between one and the other from 50 to 60 meters , flowing water from all the lakes in the form of waterfalls , forming a wonderful sight and creating an extraordinary scene like no other . What makes the area more enjoyable is the possibility of hunting , camping and hiking . In 1965, the area was classified as a national park . Even the hot springs in the Turkish Bolu region make it one of the main tourist areas in Turkey . To the south , 5 km at the foot of the Uludağ Mountains , there is the first tourist area of the two hot springs .
Seven Lakes Park is one of the most beautiful parks and tourist places in Turkey , due to the diversity of trees , plants and roses in it , which number up to 236 species such as beech , oak and pine trees , and because they have beautiful colors , it feels like you are in front of an exquisite painting .
You can stroll through the seven lakes park in Bolu through its bridges , enjoy the view of trees and plants in exquisite colors that are rarely found anywhere in the world , as well as see the animals and birds that spread in the park , such as squirrels and mountain cats .
You can sit on the banks of a lake to enjoy a full view of nature , with the lake and trees together .
If you like fishing , you can do this , but after the spring , the most famous fish you can catch from the lakes in the park are salmon , trout and others .
If you visit the seven lakes in winter , then you can do ice skating that covers the garden floor in this season .
Also , the Turkish city of Bolu includes a museum , and the Museum of Bolu is one of the most important tourist places in Turkish Bolu , which displays traces dating back to the Neolithic and Bronze Age , in addition to the Hellenistic , Roman , Byzantine , Ottoman and Seljuk eras , and the museum was founded in 1975 .
Among the things that are famous for the Turkish city of Bolu , the growth of local hazelnuts , as well as the production of perfumes and cologne with herbal aroma .