Winter wonderland in eastern Turkey attracts tourists

Winter wonderland in eastern Turkey attracts tourists


A ski resort on the slopes of Mt. Palandoken in Turkey’s eastern Erzurum province, one of the most frigid areas in the country, attracts international and domestic tourists every winter.

The Palandoken Ski Center offers an adrenaline-filled thrilling experience for ski and snowboard enthusiasts with 55 ski tracks — including easy, intermediate, advanced, and natural tracks.

The center provides an opportunity for 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) of non-stop skiing with the country’s longest and the world’s third longest track.

Two of its tracks, registered by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for slalom races, offer skiing to about 12,000 people at the same time.

Besides skiing, tourists can…

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