Adapazarı and Sakarya are old places with significant historical value. With up to 1 Million population Adapazarı is a rising star of travel, neighboring cities like İzmit, Bursa, Bolu, Bilecik, and Düzce. With her beautiful green landscape, dream like lake, and wonderful foods, she is a travel destination of every traveling enthusiast. Thanks to the local economy, Adapazarı is a city of farming and greenery. She is mostly untouched by industry and heavy factories, and thus remains a beautiful natural environment, perfect for relaxing.
Sakarya was an pivotal location in the Turkish War of Independence, and the battle that took place was known as “Sakarya Meydan Muharebesi”. Sakarya is home to many historical events and cultures, and thus has opened her doors to all those who wish to learn more about this unique city. Sakarya is home to one of the most stunning natural scenery in all of Turkey. Sapanca is one of the unique towns in Sakarya, known with its natural beauties and closeness to skii opportunities of Kartepe Hill. The untouched corners of Sapanca also reserves waterfalls and plenty of greenery. Exploring the hills and greenery is both relaxing and exciting, and is one of the most cherished locations for those who like to trek into nature. Sapanca Lake also provides a walking trail with nice views, cafes, restaurants and resting areas along the landscape. If you are a snow lover, Kartepe is the skii center with restaurants and cafes where you can also enjoy a nice meal or a delicious tea time.
Sakarya is also home to many Ottoman artifacts, these include: Rahime Sultan Mosque, Sapanca Rüstempaşa Mosque, Five Bridge,Hasanfehmipaşa Mosque, Şeymuslihiddin Mosque, Yunuspaşa Mosque, 2nd Beyazid Bridge, Castle of Pashas, Seyifler Castle, and Harmantepe Castle.