Iğdır, which stands out with its natural beauties, cultural richness and historical structure, is the first city in Türkiye, where the sun rises.
Alongside its history, culture, folklore and natural beauties, Iğdır is a city where four seasons can be experienced at the same time thanks to its special climatic conditions.
Touch the salt lamps, which are a healing source, the hand-made Caucasian carpets and the cotton fields, in Iğdır!
Iğdır’s location on the historic Silk Road and on the routes from Anatolia to Iran and the Central Asian Turk Republics has contributed to its vivid commercial activity and is also reflected in its culinary culture.
Iğdır’s soils are rich on vegetation. There are 60 endemic plant varieties in Iğdır, including approximately 1,800 plant species. You should also inhale the clean air of the caves and natural beauties at high altitudes in Iğdır!
10 vibes for Iğdır
Visit the Karakale (Sürmeli) Castle; Karakale was built on steep cliffs 10 km from the city center, at the point where the Aras River (Aras Nehri) forms the border between Türkiye and Armenia.