Adana is one of the largest and the most energetic cities in Turkey. It had developed its significance from its location
as the gateway to the Cilician basic which is now known as the Çukurova basic.
Adana happens to be the marketing and allocation core for an agricultural district where grapes, wheat, cotton, olives, citrus fruits, tobacco and barley are produced in huge amounts. Some of the city's leading industries are engaged in tanning, textile development, and wool dispensation. Apart from all this, Adana is also well-known for their cuisine;
out of its several specialties, one would be the salgam, the special local diversity of turnip juice and not to mention
the unique Adana kebab.
Adana, for decades had been an essential metropolitan because it is situated in the center of an industrious city. The esteemed River Seyhan had been further emphasized by the prehistoric Taskopru or better known as the Stone Bridge. The Stone Bridge had been refurbished by Justinian and constructed by Hadrian. The construction of the 300 yards long stone bridge during the Roman era was truly an accomplishment.
During the 16th century, within the city numerous remarkable structures had been constructed. The Eski Mosque or Yag, Saat Kulesi (a clock-tower) the Hasan Aga Mosque, Great Mosque (Ulu Camii) were all established during the year of 1882. Ethnographical Museum in the city is enriched with remarkable historical belongings. Manuscript books, swords, Turkish carpets, as well as tombstones are exhibited here.
The building itself is mesmerizing. It was initially raised by the Crusaders as a cathedral. Likewise, the Adana Archaeological Museum is worth a visit as well. Adana is also distinguished for its delightful Adana Kebab. The restaurants and the tea houses at the periphery of the Lake and Seyhan Dam offer breezy and magnificent scenery
of the town, especially during the evening.
There are several prehistoric towns on the way near Iskenderun, the town that has countless compilations of Roman artifacts. Amongst the remnants of the Roman era, the most appealing is the elegant mosaic, which symbolizes Noah's Ark in the 4th century A.D.
Yilanlikale has the ruins of a fortress positioned on top of a peak above the Ceyhan River. Dilekkaya, the prehistoric Anavarza, was an imperative Roman Byzantine city that still conserves the history of the ancient town and as well as two predominantly precious mosaics.
Karatepe National Park is the spot where the remnants of the remedy of Phoenician inscriptions, Hittite King Asitawada, and an open air museum sharing many miscellanies could be viewed. Toprakkale and Castabala are the other chronological remnants. Burucek, Karsan Forest, Zorkum, Horzum, and Tekir fields are the perfect locations for relaxation and recreation.