Van
in Van, Turkey

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
38.495 and 43.383 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 38° 29' 40" and E 43° 22' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Lira - TRY
Spoken languages:
Turkish, Kurdish, Azerbaijani, Avaric
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:31 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Europe/Istanbul
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:12 am and 4:45 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Turkey in Western Asia

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Turkey.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Turkey. Last Update: 2022-12-08 08:24:33

Delve into Van

Van in Van with it's 371,713 habitants is a city located in Turkey about 572 mi (or 920 km) east of Ankara, the country's capital town.

Current time in Van is now 04:31 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Europe / Istanbul with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Van, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Turkey is Van Ferit Melen Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots in Armenia at a distance of 125 mi (or 201 km). In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Edremit, Gurpinar, Ercek, Timar and Gevas. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 3°C / 38 °F

Morning Temperature 0°C / 32 °F
Evening Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1024 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 9% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 10th of December 2022

4°C (39 °F)
1°C (35 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Sunday, 11th of December 2022

5°C (41 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.

Monday, 12th of December 2022

2°C (36 °F)
1°C (33 °F)
Snow, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Elite World Van

Address
0,4 mi
Bahcivan Mah Kazim Karabekir no 54
65000 Van
Turkey

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Tamara

Address
0,6 mi
Bahçıvan Mah. Yüzbaşıoğlu Sok 1
65100 Van
Turkey

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


DoubleTree by Hilton Van

Address
4,7 mi
Ipek Yolu Caddesi 8.km Van Turkey
65300 Van
Turkey

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Van Yakut Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
Kazm Karabekir Cad. PTT Sokak No: 8
65100 Van
Turkey

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Part 1 Van Turkey (The Pearl of the East)

Published: July 28, 2013
Length: 43:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nurettin Yilmaz

VAN Van is a city in eastern Turkey's Van Province, located on the eastern shore of Lake Van. It is the cultural center of the area's Kurdish majority. The city's population is mostly Kurdish....


Van'daki nevruz kutlamasının ardından gerginlik // 2015

Published: March 20, 2015
Length: 14:19 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ağrı Haber - Diyadinnet.com

http://www.diyadinnet.com/ van nevruz, van nevru gerginlik.


Turkey Van

Published: December 21, 2007
Length: 56:38 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mavihakan

TURKEY, VAN, VAN LAKE, VAN CAT, VAN CASTLE, VAN AKDAMAR (AHTAMARA) ISLAND THE TOURISM CITY VAN. Van, Van Gölü, Van Kedisi, Van Kalesi, Akdamar Adası ve dahası.. Van'ın en ...


Վան բերդ ուրարտական Տուշպա , Van Dushba Tushpa , крепость Тушпа Ван

Published: September 13, 2014
Length: 12:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nancy O'Haro

Dushba Tushpa Վան բերդ ուրարտական Տուշպա (9-րդ դար մ.թ.ա.), ուր պահպանվել են Սարդուրի և Երևանը հիմնող Արգիշտի արքանե...


Elite World Van Hotel

Published: December 28, 2012
Length: 56:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Justitur

Elite World Van Hotel Justitur.com & Otelexper.com'da Van'da 5 yıldızlı Konaklama Ayrıcalığınız Neo klasik mimarinin saray mimarisiyle ahenkle buluşacağı Elite World Van Hotel'de...


VAN'da Özgecan Aslan'ın anısına müzik grubu

Published: March 09, 2015
Length: 20:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ağrı Haber - Diyadinnet.com

http://www.diyadinnet.com/ Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi (YYÜ) Van Meslek Yüksekokulu öğrencileri, Mersin'in Tarsus ilçesinde öldürülen üniversite öğrencisi Özgecan Aslan'ın anısına...


Van'da eşini vuran kişiye linç girişimi

Published: March 14, 2015
Length: 05:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ağrı Haber - Diyadinnet.com

http://www.diyadinnet.com/ Van'da boşanmak isteyen eşini silahla vuran kişiyi gözaltına alan polis, linç girişiminde bulunan kalabalığa biber gazı ve tazyikli suyla müdahale etti.


Yatay bisikletle dünya turu, VAN Gökben Bağcı - Nicolas Ayme

Published: April 01, 2015
Length: 41:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ağrı Haber - Diyadinnet.com

Yatay bisikletle dünya turu, VAN Gökben Bağcı - Nicolas Ayme http://www.diyadinnet.com/HABER-134784-van-yatay-bisikletle-d%C3%BCnya-turu Fransa'dan bisikletle (recumbent) dünya turuna...


Anne ve bebek timleri kuruldu - VAN

Published: March 03, 2015
Length: 44:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ağrı Haber - Diyadinnet.com

http://www.diyadinnet.com/HABER-119055-vanda-anne-ve-bebek-timleri-kuruldu Van'da anne ve bebek ölümlerinin önüne geçmek için sağlık timleri oluşturuldu. Van Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi...


Uçak iniş

Published: June 12, 2011
Length: 32:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bahri Meriç CANLI

Anadolujet - Ferit Melen Havaalanı, Van.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Toprakkale (castle)

Rusahinili ("city of Rusa I)", modern Toprakkale, Turkey) is an ancient Urartian fortress built by Rusa I, located near the modern city of Van in eastern Turkey. The site has been excavated by archaeological teams from Germany, the United Kingdom, and other countries. 32x28px Ancient Near East portal

Located at 38.5206, 43.4039 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Turkey, History of Armenia, Urartian cities

Tushpa

Tushpa was the 9th century BC capital of Urartu, later becoming known as Van which is derived from Biaina the native name of Urartu. The ancient ruins are located just west of Van and east of Lake Van in the Van Province of Turkey.

Located at 38.4997, 43.3416 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Turkey, Castles in Turkey, Former populated places in Turkey, History of Armenia, Former capitals of Armenia, Urartian cities, Van, Turkey, History of Van Province, Buildings and structures in Van Province


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Thospia, Urartu, Van, Wan, وان, Горад Ван, Ван, Βαν, ואן, Վան, VAN, ヴァン, ვანი, 반, Vanas, Vana, भ्यान, Van i Tyrkia, வான், วาน, وان، ترکی, 凡城