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Lake Cildir, Ardahan Province

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Lake Çıldır, is a large freshwater lake in the Ardahan Province, northeastern part of Turkey. It is located at, close to the borders with Georgia and Armenia. Lake Çıldır is located at the elevation of about 1900m and is surrounded by a mountainous region. It has an area of 123.00km2 and a maximum depth of about 42m. Water from the lake is used for irrigation.
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  • This place does not have so many place to eat fish but best one is there. Atalayın Yeri is the only place to eat something and serves very good and delicious fishes. Cıldır lake was frozen. You can en...  more »
  • About 60 km from Ardahan, at elevation of 2000 m, the Cildir Gölü is a large lake surrounded by the peaks of the Causcasus. In April you have 'Arctic' feeling with ice floes floating on the water and ...  more »
  • In winter's frozen in the middle of the Lake, walk up to a really great feeling. If you wish, snowmobile or sleigh and carriage rides above the Lake. There's only one restaurant on the shores of the Lake, and prices are really high. Nevertheless, alcohol service is an advantage. If you're lucky, you can watch those who catch fish under the ice.
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