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Travel Guide to Uşak

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  • Turkey
  • Uşak
  • 0000 km²
  • Lira
  • Turkish
  • 00000 million
 
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General Information About Uşak

Usak City, located on the Aegean Region of Turkey on the crossroads of Central Anatolia meets Western Turkey. Usak city is situated at a distance of 210 km (130 mi) from Izmir, the region's principal metropolitan center and port city. Benefiting from its location at the crossroads of the Central Anatolian plateau and the coastal Aegean Region, and from a climate and agricultural production incorporating elements of both of these zones, Usak has also traditionally had a strong industrial base. Usak was the first city in Turkey to have an urban electricity network, and the first city where a collective labor relations agreement was signed, during the Ottoman era, between leather industry employees and workers. It was here that the first factory of Republican Turkey, a sugar refinery, was set up through a private sector initiative among local businessmen. The tradition of industriousness continues today around two industrial zones.

Transport

The best way to get around Usak and the surrounding area is to hire a car. But you can also use public transportation or walk along the streets. Below you may find advantages and disadvantages of most popular ways getting around in Usak and area nearby.

Getting around Usak is also easy using the Dolmus (a small minibus) or public buses. The Dolmus runs frequently and can is available on all key routes. Running every 10 minutes, all you need to do is to wave and it will stop and let you get on. Prices are low approx. 1$ per person.

As everywhere around the world, you can use a taxi in Usak. All taxis in Turkey are equipped with taximeters but after midnight we recommend to ask driver the cost before the trip as the cost may be higher in comparison to daytime.

Nature

Usak has a rich nature with wide of mountings views. Picnic spots in the pine grove, play areas, restaurants and recreational facilities are available and the road to the area is covered in asphalt make an easy transportation.

The pine trees located in the foothills of Mount Murat is a natural wonder and a beautiful are to escape from the stress of the day.

Another land of mystery… the Ulubey Canyon, 75 km in length and the 2nd biggest canyon in the world… This canyon in the depth of nature is a beauty worth to be seen.

Weather

Usak has a continental Mediterranean climate with cold, wet and regularly snowy winters and hot, long and dry summers.

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About Sports in Usak

The canyons within the border of Ulubey province of Usak City are only some of the main nature beauties and wonder of nature which has a great potential of nature and natural horse riding, hiking tourism and outdoor activities for the visitors and sightseeing.

Murat Mountain provides a great racecourse for bicycle riding, and the haunting which is being supported by the hunting tourism are also some other alternative outdoor activities of this amazing area.

The Cirit / Jereeed (a traditional Turkish equestrian sport) is being memorized by the international contest and competition being held in this location every year.

Plateaus carnivals and festivals are quite significant to improve the nature and plateau tourism of the region.

Popular GYM in Usak

Palace Name 1
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 417 02 01
Palace Name 2
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
 
Mekan ismi
Mekan Adresi Yazılacak. Tel. : +90 252 000 0000
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Uşak Culture and History

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History

The first known organized states to have ruled over the region of Usak were the Phrygians in the eastern portion and the Lydians in the west during the 7th century BC. The Karun Treasure, discovered by clandestine treasure hunters in Usak in 1965, and whose smuggling outside Turkey and subsequent retrieval decades later from New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art made international headlines, gives an indication of the high degree of civilization attained by these Anatolian states. The region of Lydia was later taken over by the Persian Empire in the 6th century BC and by Alexander the Great and his successors as of the 4th century. Thereafter, Usak was ruled successively by theRoman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Germiyanids and finally the Ottoman Empire (as of 1429). In Ottoman times, the city's name was Uşşak, which could mean "lovers" and "minstrels" at the same time. Tradition privileges the second derivation, which could be a reference to the region's rich folk literature. Usak was occupied by the Greek army between 28 August 1920 and 1 September 1922. During the Greek retreat, Greek general Nikolaos Trikoupis was captured near Usak at the village of Gogem, today buried under a dam reservoir. Usak was a district center within Kutahya Province until 1953 when Usak Province was constituted and Usak became its provincial capital.

Historical city center

Usak Archaeology Museum opened on May 23, 1970. Treasures of Croesus from Lydian period , the Hellenistic era coins, Roman tombs and votive stells and findings from Seljuk excavations are exhibited in the museum. 19 086 pieces of archeological artifacts, 13,043 coins, 58 pieces of seals and seal pressures and altogether 33600 antiques and findings are exhibited in the Museum. Museum is visited by 15000 visitors every year.
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Local tastes and cousin

The Turkish Cuisine abounds with delicious pastries as the most indispensable components of afternoon teas and breakfasts. Prepared with filling ingredients such as meat or vegetables or without any filling ingredients, these delightful pastry dishes can be eaten at any time of the day. Kayseri mantısı (Turkish ravioli), forty pieces of which are said to fit in one tablespoon, in addition to pancakes and bread, bagels, griddle cakes, pretzels are among the most renown local tastes waiting for you. One of the main ingredients of Turkish culinary culture is bread. Made in a variety of ways, the types of bread tend to differ in all regions of the country. White bread is one of the most widely consumed bread at meals. Cornbread, Trabzon bread, pide (flat bread), barley and rye bread, bazlama (flat baked bread), tandır ekmeği (tandoor bread) are among the varieties of Turkish bread. In Turkey, bread may also be made with ingredients such as chard, anchovies or leek. Apart from that bread, a vital element of the Turkish kitchen may also be used as an ingredient in the making of meatballs and even desserts.
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UŞAK Nightlife

Nightlife in Usak is not very active. In fact, Usak is a good relaxation place. Maybe you can again energy in this city before moving to another one. Open-air cafes are very popular in spring and summer time.

Popular Restaurants in Uşak

 

Palace Name1

Mekanın Adresi buraya yazılacak Tel. : +90 000 123 4567
 
Mekan ismi
Mekanın Adresi buraya yazılacak Tel. : +90 000 123 4567
 
Mekan ismi
Mekanın Adresi buraya yazılacak Tel. : +90 000 123 4567
 
Mekan ismi
Mekanın Adresi buraya yazılacak Tel. : +90 000 123 4567

Famous Bars & Night Club in Uşak

 

Palace Name1

Mekanın Adresi buraya yazılacak Tel. : +90 000 123 4567
 
Mekan ismi
Mekanın Adresi buraya yazılacak Tel. : +90 000 123 4567
 
Mekan ismi
Mekanın Adresi buraya yazılacak Tel. : +90 000 123 4567
 
Mekan ismi
Mekanın Adresi buraya yazılacak Tel. : +90 000 123 4567