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Lake Tuz

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Address: Sereflikochisar, Turkey
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More like a desert when it's clear

This is a huge lake with 1,665 ㎦ area. In October when I visited, there's almost no rain and it looked like a desert. - The admission is free. - It'll be much better after... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a huge lake with 1,665 ㎦ area. In October when I visited, there's almost no rain and it looked like a desert. - The admission is free. - It'll be much better after rain because the ground reflects in the picture. - There's almost no water on the surface. But, if you dig a little bit, you can... More 

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1 Thank JH L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We were recommended that on the way from Ankara to Capadoccia to pass by Salt Lake or Lake Tuz. Better, impossible. Imagine yourself to be surrounded by pink/white crystals that when you touch them, they convert in water!! Better if you go in summer outfit and cover yourself.. unless you have strong resistant skin. The reflection of the sun on... More 

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Thank Lorena S
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

On the way to Turkish capital Ankara, stopped by Lake Tuz (Salt Lake). Was bitterly cold, unblocked from the blowing wind. Little activities in the winter. The water has almost evaporated and layer of salt found on the soil. From afar, the lake looked like a mirage. Stalls selling lake salt products. Was believed that the salt has healing powers.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

while we going to Cappadocia vith my car ... we stopped by Tuz Golu. It is a natural source of salt. people were walking seemingly on water... then you realized as your adjusted to the blinding white light, that there was no or very very little water ... it was all salt We walked,

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

On a bus from Ankara's airport to Cappadocia... we stopped by Tuz Golu. It was a surprise that was not on my to do list. It was surreal, the type of stuff you'd expect from a Michelangelo Antonioni or Andrucha Waddington movie.. people were walking seemingly on water... then you realized as your adjusted to the blinding white light, that... More 

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Thank Giorgio G
Bursa, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We have been there for once, it was in autumn, the weather was cold but sunny. natural salt are bought by one of facility in the lakeside. I felt great while walking on the lake. It was amazing, but nothing to do. You can just walk, take photos and buy souvenirs

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

The Salt Lake is under the natural conservation. It is a natural source of salt. Its colour varies seasonally. In summer times, it is possible walk on it. I recommend you to walk with bare feed.

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Thank Ebru A
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

In the dry season, all white till the horizon where the sky stars. Amazing view with the clouds, blue and white. The crystallised look under your feet, to feel its hardness and in some parts softness, amazing! Loved it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

We rolled around in the salty water for an hour and found some mud to play with, much to the horror of the other visitors. A bit hard to reach via public transport, but a cheap way to spend an afternoon and take some photos.

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Cologne, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

This place was crowded when we were there during midday. It's difficult to walk on the lake barefoot as the surface of the lake is rough. There's a few store selling salt products and souvenirs. There's also a cafe and a store that sells drinks. There's nothing much to see around here.

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