Elazig is the only city in Turkey built according to a plan with all streets perpendicular to each other. The second largest dam, Keban Dam is located in the city. The near by Hazar Lake attracts people during the summer time where one can enjoys the water sports.


There’s only the Harput castle which can arise interest but if you are on the way of eastern Turkey or Iran you don’t lose anything by visiting there and seeing the wonderful view from Harput. Historically the Elazig and Harput were provided with ice in summer from the ice caves in the neighboring mountains.

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