During the entrance of tribes coming from Central Asia to Anatolia, Ağrı was the scene of many civilizations as it was a transition route. It is surrounded by Iran in the east, Muş and Erzurum in the west, Kars in the north, Van and Bitlis in the south and Iğdır in the northeast. It is located on the continuation of the high Anatolian plateau in the upper Murat-Van section of the Eastern Anatolia Region. Its surface area is 11376 square kilometers. 46% of the lands are mountainous areas, 29% are plains, 18% are plateaus and 7% are highlands.
You can reach Ağrı by road and airway.
Ağrı Ice Cave
Mount Ararat is a world-famous mountain. Mount Ararat, which is located within the boundaries of Ağrı province, is divided as small and large Ararat Mountains. The Ice Cave is a cave located at the foot of the Small Ararat Mountain. The cave is an elliptical cave which is about one hundred meters long, fifty meters wide and eight meters deep. Located approximately three kilometers from Hallaç Village, this cave is a natural Monument cave.
Ishak Pasha Palace
Construction of Ishak Pasha Palace was completed in 1784. This palace, which was built during the period of Ishak Pasha and his son Mehmet Pasha, is the largest structure of Turkey after Topkapı Palace. This palace, which attracts tourists most in Ağrı province, has both historical and cultural tourism elements.
Diyadin Hot Springs
Diyadin Hot Springs, which are located five kilometers away from the center of Diyadin, are spread to a wide area as the hot springs of Yılanlı, Davut, Köprü and Tunca. These hot springs provide natural value to the city of Ağrı both visually and recreatively.