The visitor can go to this lake, which is considered one of the lakes located on one of the tectonic craters, between the Gulf of Izmid and the Adapazari plains, and it is parallel to Lake Iznik, with an area of 251 square kilometers, surrounded by mountains from the southern side and a group of small hills from the northern side. The people of the region resort to the water of the lake in order to meet their domestic needs as well as industrial, and this lake is one of the few lakes in Turkey that provide drinking water.
The Turkish countryside is one of the places that enjoy scenic views, where the visitor can go to the village of Al-Mashouqiah near Lake Sapanca in order to enjoy the beauty of nature, and the visitor can explore this village in order to take a glimpse of the local life in it, and enjoy the outdoors He can also experience the Turkish-style lunch under a canopy of trees near the waterfall in the area.
Historical places in Sapanca
There are many tourist places in Sapanca, including:
- Rustam Pasha Mosque: Rustam Pasha built this mosque in 1555 AD, and despite its location in the city center and having gone through many restoration works, it still receives worshipers.
- Hassan Fahmy Pasha Mosque: This museum was built by Hassan Fahmy Pasha in 1885 AD in the village of Muhammadiyah. It should be noted here that this mosque is decorated with a group of beautiful inscriptions.
- Vichy Gate: It is rumored that Mimar Sinan built this artifact, despite the lack of sufficient information, as it is claimed that the Silk Road passed through this place, and this arch was repeatedly subjected to several repairs, the first of which was by an official in the Spanga without damaging the original structure.
- ↑ “Lake Sapanca – Turkey”, www.globalnature.org, 31-3-2019. Edited.
- ↑ “Sapanca Lake and Masukiye Tour”, www.lonelyplanet.com, 4-2-2019. Edited.
- ↑ “HISTORICAL PLACES OF SAPANCA”, www.guide.sapanca.com.tr, 4-2-2019. Edited.
Tourism in Sapanca