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Burdur is in Turkey's Lakes District, inland from the Mediterranean coast.


Burdur is a small city with 250.000 inhabitants, 80.000 of whom live in the city center. It is one of the oldest settlements in the world, dating back to 7000 BC. Burdur is a cosy city offering natural and historical treasures but not much of a nightlife. One day is more enough for the city center for examining the architecture, visiting the museum, meeting with the warm people and tasting the delicious food. Another day should be spend for the surroundings; ancient city, cavern and the lakes.

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Burdur is not a big city so walking is advised to tour all of the city. The city center has mainly few main roads crossing each other and there is no need for a public transportation. If needed, dolmus (little buses) may be used. It is hard to pick a taxi from the roads so calling a taxi is advised. The taxis are secure and drivers almost never try to cheat, but the rates are relatively more expensive than other cities.

Burdur people are higly kind and helpful but there may be some communication problems with elderly people. Try to approach youngsters to communicate in English.





Burdur Sis : Nice meatbals cooked in shape of a stripe.

Kökez Yogurdu : The yogurt from the region of kokez, which has its own taste.

Ceviz Ezmesi : Wallnut pastry, a sweet that can only be found in Burdur.




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