Eskişehir, which has made a name for itself as a student city, is a very innovative city contrary to its name, but also protects its old values. This city, which is located very close to our capital Ankara and welcomes its visitors with the Islands Region, which includes the Porsuk Stream, as a perfect host, will keep you for days with its archaeological textures and museums surrounding it.
Here are the 5 best things that you can do in Eskişehir;
You can visit the historical Odunpazarı houses. Although some of these two-storey houses have succumbed to the wearing power of time, they are definitely worth seeing since they still preserve their old architectural structure. The fact that there are still people living here prevents it from being a ghost area.The houses that are not currently used by the residents of the neighborhood are allocated to businesses such as boutique hotels, restaurants or cafes. Therefore, Ottoman architecture and culture will wink at you as you wander around this region, which has become a real touristic center. Also, let’s not forget that some of these houses host various museums.
You can visit the Museum of Independence. Providing service between 10.00-17.00 on weekdays and 9.00-18.00 on weekends, the Museum of Independence has been serving since 2016 at the Mestanoğlu Halil Mansion, where İsmet İnönü stayed while the İnönü Wars continued. The museum, where the ground floor is reserved for children, was opened to the public with sections dealing with the war process and the events that took place in this context. It is possible to visit the Kurtuluş Museum, which is closed on Mondays, for 6 TL.
You can visit Şelale park. Adding life to the Odunpazarı Region, this park takes its name from a 1,400 square meter artificial waterfall. In this park where you can photograph the sculptures of Cervantes’ only hero Don Quixote and his groom Sancho Panza, which is widely spoken for his book as well as his book, a viewing terrace where you can watch this magnificent view, tea gardens, playgrounds for children. is also available.
You can visit Porsuk River. Porsuk River passes through many regions of Eskişehir, but those beautiful photos we see everywhere are taken in the area called the Islands Region. This is a lively touristic area with Porsuk River, gondolas traveling over it, iron bridges, each more beautiful than the other, and cafes around it. In other words, this environment is a must-have point in your list of places to visit in Eskişehir.
You can visit İki Eylül Street. Apart from the existence of tram lines, this street, which is closed to traffic, has various stores and shops. It is a nice street to spend time due to its proximity to Porsuk Stream.
How to get to Eskişehir?
You can reach Eskişehir, which has a highly developed road, railway and airline network, from almost anywhere in our country by different means of transportation such as buses, trains and planes. Today, it is possible to find a bus from almost every city to Eskişehir. After arriving at Eskişehir Terminal, you can reach the center in a short time by tram or city bus. If you are coming by train, Eskişehir Train Station is in the center of the city. It will be very easy to reach everywhere.