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Abant Golu

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Abant of Fall Season

One of the best recreational lakes about 2.5 hours from Ankara. Fall is the best season to visit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Germantown, Tennessee
Abant Lake

Abant Lake was just great.Searching a place for a photo for instagram? That’s the right place.Also... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Istanbul, Turkey
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Bolu, Turkey
+90 374 215 36 13
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

our trip to Abant from Istanbul took around 3hrs.. when we got there.. we were amazed by the beautiful forests, the cleanliness, the crystal clear lake and the weather. u can take a tour around the like via a car, a carriage or by riding...More

5  Thank SaoodA12
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Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

This place was suggested to me by my travel agent and he booked a 4 night stay!!! I am not at all happy with this place, there are too many dogs outside so you cannot even go out gor a walk at night. The entire...More

4  Thank sadia a
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the best recreational lakes about 2.5 hours from Ankara. Fall is the best season to visit this natural site. I am currently (October/November) vacationing in Ankara and was just recently able to do an excursion to the location. I highly recommend a day...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Abant Lake was just great.Searching a place for a photo for instagram? That’s the right place.Also there is a bike rental really near to the lake. You can ride a bike near the lake ,it’d be fun. Also even if we went there in October...More

1  Thank Tibetbaran
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Abant is a pretty lake surronded by lush hills/mountains. The views are very nice, and the place is not covered in plastic garbage as many other places in Turkey. If you're looking for the wilderness, however, this might not be the place. Abant is a...More

Thank Anders N
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful and fascinating scene over there 😍 it’s good for people who love to enjoy nature . However, it gets a little cold at night.. so take care. Enjoy 😉

Thank senoritanour
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

You can reach this place easily by map directions using car , It is a Natural beautiful lake with clean water and fresh air, you can walk beside it or rent a bike or have a barbecue in specific places prepared for this purpose. At...More

Thank powerking80
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Simply beautiful... we will definitely be coming back here with our son. We spent 2 afternoons here and had plenty of activities and sightseeings to do with not enough time unfortunately. There is everything you need inside, starting from restaurants to Wc, drinking water fountains,...More

Thank Voyageur-tr
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

A stunning place to visit. We enjoyed a horse drawn carriage ride around the lake which was a very fun and a unique experience! Picnic sitting areas are available. A gorgeous natural place to relax surrounded by the backdrop of mountains and trees.

1  Thank ahmsjs
Reviewed 18 June 2018

It was a good sunny day and everywhere was surrounded by green and blue view...There were couple of rides available like cycling,horse riding etc,cycling was great fun .The sound of birds ,the sound of water and winds made the environment so soothing.Spent almost 3 hours...More

Thank amitabh6
Reviewed 1 June 2018

In simple words ... I love this place! Whilst it tends to get very busy at weekends, with families spilling over themselves in the various well-equipped picnic areas around the lake, I prefer to go on the quieter weekdays when it's more peaceful and tranquil....More

Thank PaulT2464
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We stop by this nature park along our way to Bolu town. Lake is located high above a mountain and the weather is very cold, but very refreshing. It is a good park for family outing and many facilities are provided. The scenery is fantastic,...More

Thank suhaimieb
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20 January 2017|
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Response from Nihat O | Reviewed this property |
I drove my own car to Lake Abant, therefore I wouldn't know about public transportation. I guess the best way is to rent a car
9 October 2016|
Response from pilotjammy | Reviewed this property |
Hello, as far as I know there are tours to Abant from Istanbul. You can also go to Bolu by bus and take another bus from Bolu to Abant. Be careful about heavy snow in December
Haneef R
7 September 2016|
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Response from yuri n | Reviewed this property |
Hi Haneef i was there at spring was cloudy. About the area there are many parking lot all over the like you also got many hiking routs there but if you want something easy you can rent a horse ride.You don't book to book... More