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Introducing Van


Van is a popular tourist destination famous for its climate, cultural significance, natural beauty, and distinctive cats. The area was settled as far back as the 5th millennium B.C. and was a stop on the Silk Road. It was the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Urartu before becoming part of the Kingdom of Armenia, the Persian Empire. It is among one of the most popular travel destinations in Türkiye.

Van is known for:


Nature and Wildlife Mountain

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Hakkari (168 km)
Bitlis (235 km)
Ağrı (292 km)
CURRENCY
Turkish Lira (TRY)

COUNTRY CODE
+90

ELECTRIC POWER
C, E, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +3

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
N/A

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
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Average Temperature

January
-3.3 °C
February
-2.8 °C
March
1.7 °C
April
7.2 °C
May
12.2 °C
June
16.7 °C
July
21.1 °C
August
20.6 °C
September
17.2 °C
October
11.1 °C
November
5 °C
December
-1 °C

Van airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

As passenger transport services between Van Airport and the city center are under discussion between the metropolitan municipality and Havaş, there is currently no public transport service to the city center. However, you can use the Naim Turizm bus service to get to the center of the Erciş district or the Öz-Mesa (Pinase) buses to get to the center of Ağrı’s Patnos district.

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TAXI:

The Van Airport is 7 km from the city center, which you can reach with taxis that operate according to flight landing times. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is TRY 30.

Average taxi price: 30 TRY

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