One of the popular places visited by domestic tours in recent years is Kars city. Whether it is a 24-hour journey from Ankara, a train ride with the Eastern Express or a direct flight to Kars Harakani Airport, Kars is possible. The airport is only 5-6 km away from the center.
With the growing winter tourism and the popularity of the Eastern Express in recent years, the number of facilities in Kars has increased day by day and you have many accommodation options during the Kars tour. Still, there is a benefit in booking early, given that the season has been short-lived.
About The Name Kars
Where the name Kars comes from, say the name of the city goes back to B.C.While the Kipchaks who acquired the desert fox named Karsak as a totem were referred to by this name, Karsak became colloquially Kars over time. One legend is that the name Kars came from “Karis Kalaki”, which means “Gate City” in the Georgian language. It also has the title of being the oldest Turkish provincial name in Turkey.
History Of Kars
Kars was under the rule of the Huris, Urartians, Scythians, Parthians, Sassanids, Seljuks, Georgians, Mongols, Karakoyunians, Akkoyunians and Ottomans (there were many Armenian villages during Ottoman rule) in the history of 1877-1918, after being under Russian occupation for 40 years.