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At Arpalik near the Eskihisar village in the Gulf of Izmit, there is a yacht berth place with a capacity of 60-80 yachts. Lake Sapanca in nearby Sakarya province is another natural beauty and a scenic place ideal for picnics. One of the towns of Kocaeli is Hereke, where the very best Turkish carpets are produced. The artistic carpets of Ottoman palaces were woven here only for the sultans. These carpets are priceless and well-known all over the world.

In 1999 August 17th, a terrible earthquake (7.4 Richter scale) hit the city at 03:02 local time while everybody was asleep and devastated the city and killed almost 10,000 people. It took the authorities many weeks before they could clean the rubble. Apart of the heavy loss of lives there was also a terrible loss in the economy as this city is the most industrialized area of Turkey. See the picture gallery for earthquake photographs.

Surrounding areas of Kocaeli, Turkey's fantastic natural heritage, with world class peaks, gorges, beaches, wetlands etc is combined with an amazing cultural heritage going back many thousands of years .

If you love the water element you can live the experience of rafting in Kocaeli Turkey that offers direct contact with the water in conjunction with the sail through majestic landscapes alternating quickly.

One of the favorite activities and a great way to explore rivers, mountains and the nature around Kocaeli Turkey, is participating in a white water rafting adventure.

To help you plan your next Kocaeli, Turkey rafting experience, our team has prepared for you this mini guide illustrating the most famous rivers as well as the most important hints for each one of them.

Put on your rafting waistcoat and helmet, embark on your boat and off we go to explore the splendid water paths of Kocaeli, Turkey nature!

Don’t give it a second thought, explore rivers around Kocaeli, Turkey all year round and relish the beauty of Turkish nature.

As Kocaeli and surrounding areas of Turkey have plenty of wild landscapes and rough rivers, many clubs organize frequent rafting excursions to these areas.

The impressive waterway around Kocaeli of Turkey offers rapids of moderate difficulty with clear passages and no serious obstacles, thus making rafting in Kocaeli Turkey is perfect for both beginner and advanced paddlers.

Things to do 10 top tourist attractions highlights best places to see sites to visit in Kocaeli Turkey events festivals fiestas event calendar.

Other cities, towns, districts, provinces, destinations around Kocaeli, Turkey ;

Kocaeli · İzmit · Başiskele · Çayırova · Darıca · Derince · Dilovası · Gebze · Gölcük · Kandıra · Karamürsel · Kartepe · Körfez
Basiskele Cayirova Darica Dilovasi Golcuk Kandira Karamursel Korfez

Kocaeli is mostly known by its district center, Izmit. The ancient name of the city is Nikomedia which is dating back to 8th century BC. Remains from Roman and Byzantine times may be seen here, among which are the citadel, the Temple of Augustus and the agora. These are mostly in ruins and hard to see, but some findings from excavations in the area can be found at the archaeological museum.

The city of Izmit is mainly an industrial center in Marmara region of Turkey with numerous industrial establishments surrounding the Gulf of Izmit. However, there are also some tourist sites in this bustling province. Kartepe is a winter sports and skiing resort that reaches a height of 1600 meters, Kerpe and Kefken on the Black Sea coast have fine beaches, while Golcuk and Karamursel in the Gulf of Izmit are other sea resorts. There are several parks in the city, with amusement parks and outlets.

Published date: November 2, 2017 Modified date: January 5, 2020 Publisher / Owner : Outdoor Activities Attractions Trips

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