History and Tourist Destinations of Kırıkkale Province

Seyahat Rehberi

In the center of Kırıkkale, there are not many places of interest and touristic places due to the new settlement centers but there are historical works in the counties and villages. Some of the existing works in existence are:

Castle: It is near Kırıkköy. It is ruined and ruined nowadays.

Çarşı Câmii: The town of Keskin is in the bazaar. The work made in 1871 was seen as a tamar in 1966. The brick minaret decorated with stone bracelets is in the north-west.

Dairy Farm: It was built in the sixteenth century in the province of labor. The earth is covered with drops. The walls are made of chipped stone and rubble.

Hasandede Câmii: It was built in 1605 by Dogan Bey in Hasandede village. He has seen tamaris a few times. Thick walls are red and brown colored stones. The gypsum mihrabı embellishes with geometric patterns.

Küçük Şâmil Câmii: It is in Yeşilyazı village 9 km north of the Sulakyurt district. In 1435, Sheikh Mehmed Bahaeddin built it. There is the tomb of Sheikh Mehmet Bahaeddin at the end of the western wall of Almighty.


Surface area: 4.365 km²

Population: 349.396 (1990)

Provincial Traffic No: 71

Kırıkkale is located in an important geographical position as it is the junction point of Central Anatolia, Central and Eastern Black Sea and Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia regions. The area, which is a rich historical and cultural past, has the potential to become a tourism city.


Provinces of Kırıkkale; Bahşili, Boweyeyh, Çelebi, Delice, Karakeçili, Keskin, Sulukyurt and Yahşihan.

Sulakyurt: The district was founded by Sheikh Sami as a village bound to the Kalecik district in the 15th century. Küçükşami Mosque Şeyh Tomb, Sarıkız Tomb, Tokush Sultan Tomb are available. Kalekışla Castle, Kalekışla Mağrı, Seydin Tepesi and Gültepe mound are the main cultural values

Karakeçili: Distance to the city center is 35 km. Since 1995, the Karakeçili International Culture Festival has been held every year in the district.


Highway: Terminal is approximately 78 km away from the city center. Municipal buses, minibuses and private taxis operate at Terminale.

Railway: Istanbul, Diyarbakir, Ankara, Eastern Express tariffs are applied.

Station Tel: (+ 90-318) 224 28 58


Cameras and Turbos

Hasandede Mosque and Tomb: Kırıkkale-Center connected to the district, city 12 km. The mosque and the tomb are on the side. It is known that the Hasandede Mosque was built in 1014 (1605).

There are many tombs in the area. They are visited by such people as Kucukkafşar Türbesi, Tokuş Baba Türbesi (Delice district, Çatallı village and Kya village), Halil DedeTurbesi (Çelebi district, 1 km away from Halil Dede village).

Şeyh Şamil Mosque and Tomb: The mosque located in the center of Sulakyurt District was built by Şeyh Şamil. The tomb belonging to Sheikh Shamil, the founder of the province, is located in a high place beside this glass.


Çeşnigir Bridge: According to known sources belongs to Han Seljuks located near Çeşnigir Bridge. Bridge, XIII. It is a Seljuk artifact dating from a century.

Sportive Activities

Angling Fishery: There is an angling fish in the Kapulukaya Dam lake and Kızılırmak valley as an amateur.


Kırıkkale located in the Central Anatolia Region, Çorum in the east, Yozgat in the south, Kırşehir in the south, Ankara in the west and Çankırı in the north. The height from the sea is 700 m.


It was founded in 1925 in the Republican Period. While it was a district affiliated to Ankara, it became a province in 1989.


Kırıkkale cuisine is a cuisine where Anatolian dishes are exhibited. The settlers have brought their meals to the areas they came from. Kirikkale cuisine is very rich. Foods related to agricultural products, vegetables and animal products lead Anatolia dishes. All kinds of vegetable dishes are found in the dishes. Boiling, frying, boiling and roasting are common meat dishes in the region. In rural areas bread is made of yufka. Beside this, bread types such as basmation, waffle, alasma, kömbe and katmer are also common.

Among the specialties of the region, there are flour tuna, yoghurt tarhana, sızgıt, tokgi vaccine (guymak) madakt, pelte, meat with bulgur pilaf and ravioli.


Rugs and saddlebags are gift items that can be bought locally.

Kırıkkale ili sulakyurt municipality Şeyh Shami Mosque and Tomb

Sheikh Shami Mosque and Tomb
The mosque in Sulakyurt district center was built by Şeyh Şami. At various times, the damage has been exposed and the repairs made have partially lost the architectural qualities. Sheikh Shami, the founder of the province, is located in a high place beside this mosque. This tomb is frequently visited by local and foreign tourists.
Evliya Çelebi states that Shaykh Shami is a Hamza, whose name is Hamza, belongs to a religious sect, and possesses a miracle.


İlçemiz As a village bound to the Kalecik Chapel in the 15th century, Şeyh Şami
Evliya Çelebi Traveling,
We came to the village of Sheikh Shami there. This is among the sharpest among the Çankırı land Sivas Province; Kalecik Nahiyede 200 married manate and a beautiful ködür. But their house is still in the land. ”
For Evliya Çelebi Sheikh Shami;
His real name is Hamza. Hamzavi Tarikat is left from him. Nice miracles have been seen. “He dictated that he pitched it. In this tekke the following couplet came to mind;
We visited Shaykh Shami and visited him;
Fortunately, we prayed to Husn again.
Şeyh Şami, who was in the name of Şeyh Şami, continued from 1940 until 1940. In 1940, he became a Bucak center by taking the name of Konur. In 1956, our municipality was founded and in 1960 it became the district center connected to Ankara İline in the name of SULAKYURT.
With Law No. 3578, KIRIKKALE İline was separated from ANKARA since 1989.
Our territory has become Turkish land after 1071 Malazgirt Victory. After the conquest, Karatekin Bey’s predecessor resides in the region; After the control of the Danişment Sons’ Headquarters, it was completely connected to the Anatolian Seljuk State. After the demolition of this State in 1308, it entered the control of İlhanlıs. After the Ilkhanids, they stayed in the administration of Eretnaoğulları and Kadı Burhaneddin. Yıldırım Beyazıt joined the Ottoman lands. 1402 After the Battle of Ankara, he entered the control of Timur for a short time, but Çelebi became Ottoman land again during the reign of Sultan Mehmed II.
Ilçemizin is located on the northern skirts of Karagüney Mountain; Area 741 Km. Square, and the height from the sea is 830 meters. 52. Km to the City Center. The average annual temperature of the province is 11 ° C. The average precipitation is 410 mm.
The land is dominated by the climate, and the vegetation cover is the steppe. The rivers are Kızılırmak and Sulakyurt Creek.

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