Mount Agri (Ararat), Turkey’s tallest peak at 5,165 meters, serves as the city’s crest. (16,945 feet). This snow-capped dormant volcano is the fabled biblical Mount Ararat, the alleged site of the second creation of the world. Noah is said to have set foot on the expansive plain of Igdir at the mountain’s base for the first time after the disaster while his Ark is believed to have been resting on the mountain’s summit during the great flood. A geological crater close to the community of Uzengili is said to mimic the shape of the Ark. It is a well-liked vacation spot and a lovely location to unwind. Along with its stunning landscape, Mount Ararat provides mountaineering, skiing, and hunting possibilities.
The hot springs in the Agri Diyadin region welcome tourists with their warm water even in cold weather because they are thought to be helpful for many illnesses, especially skin conditions. The Diyadin Hot Springs, located in Ar’s Diyadin district, are among the most well-liked tourism attractions because of their healing water.
The spa facilities constructed using geothermal resources in Agri where the hot spring waters emerge are frequented by locals looking for medical cures, and tourists visiting the area to see historical places use them as a resting place. Locals go to the hot springs to take benefit of the warm water despite the cold weather.
According to zcan Tunca, one of the spa’s proprietors in Agri, a lot of visitors came from other countries and nearby provinces, and the hot springs’ water helped a lot of people regain their health:
“Our customers come from all over our nation. People travel here for the hot waters in the summer. For the residents of Diyadin, this location is already essential. It is excellent for treating sores and conditions like rheumatism and herniated discs.
One of our clients travelled from Antalya because his back discomfort prevented him from walking. He stayed with us for a month. He recovered his prior state of health. Something changed with the way he walked. Most visitors are cured when they arrive. Our entire country is in anticipation.”