Adana has a great potential for tourism with thousands of years of historical history, countless historical monuments from this past, the natural beauty of the Yumurtalık and Karataş coasts, and the verdant springs of the Taurus, herbaceous waters, diversity in plant and animal species. Covering the northern and eastern part of the province, Toroslar has a very natural environment for mountain sports, trekking and hunting tourism. It is also very convenient for the development of highland tourism with its numerous springs. The sea ears and reed areas created by Seyhan and Ceyhan rivers provide unlimited possibilities in terms of ecotourism. As the summers were quite hot, it was almost a necessity for the local people to spend summer in the spring. In spring, there are alternatives such as camping, health, tourism, river and canoe tourism, cave tourism and hunting tourism.
The Teyla and Akyatan lakes created by the Seyhan river and the Ağyatan lake, Ceyhan and Yumurtalık dykes created by the Ceyhan river and the other lagoons connected to them constitute the areas where birds are built and sheltered with rare land and sea creatures. The areas outside the lagoons and lagoons are also favorable for “Coastal Tourism” and “Yacht Tourism”. Except those; Another potential of the inner part of Çukurova is its vivid economic life. Just as Adana is the biggest city and business center of the region, the developed university has a significant potential for “Business and Congress Tourism” with its traditional social activities. Tepebag höyüğü, historical Great Hour, mosques, caravanserais, bedestenleri and mosaic museum are worth seeing. A total of 65 large-scale protected areas in Adana province have been registered and announced. Within these protected areas; Kozan Merkez and Seyhan district center, archaeological sites such as Misis, Magarsus, Anavarza, and natural sites like Ağyatan-Akyatan Yumurtalıkla Lagoon. Every civilization in Adana has created a cultural mosaic by transferring its cultural diversity to the next. Hittites, Romans, Arabs, Seljuks, Ramazanoğulları, Ottomans, Turkmen and Yörük tribes have contributed to the diversification of local cultures. Especially in the 19th and 20th centuries, the great increase in agriculture and industrialization with the concentration of the settlement in Adana has caused great changes in the culture of the region. It is natural that Çukurova is rich in folklore, which is the scene of the lives of many different civilizations. It is not possible to determine which of the folklore products belonging to the civilizations that lived in the ancient ages of history lived to this day and which are integrated with the folklore yield. The general character of the Anatolian folklore is also seen in the local folklore, with some changes. The clothing style that dominates a part of the Adana villages is the folklore features that continue the existence of games such as weddings, javelin, wrestling, sneaking
Every civilization in Adana has created a cultural mosaic by transferring its cultural diversity to the next. Hittites, Romans, Arabs, Seljuks, Ramazanoğulları, Ottomans, Turkmen and Yörük tribes have contributed to the diversification of local cultures. Especially in the 19th and 20th centuries, the great increase in agriculture and industrialization with the concentration of the settlement in Adana has caused great changes in the culture of the region.
SEYHAN (central district)
SEYHAN: Tepebag Höyük: It is the largest tumulus in the region.
Taşköprü: It was built in 117-138 years. It is in the center of the city. It is 319 meters long.
Baby Church: Saint Paul is the Catholic Church. It was built in 1880-1890.
Clock Tower: Built in 1881.
Bedesten: Ramazanoğulları by the 16th century. Was also built.
Ulu Mosque: It was built by Ramazanoğulları in 1541.
Fat Mosque: In 1501, the church was converted into a church.
New Mosque: Built in 1724.
Kemeraltı Mosque: Built in 1599.
Akça Mescit (Ağca Mescit): It was built in 1489.
Bazaar Bath: Built in 1529.
Irmak Bath: Built on an old Roman bath.
Gön Car Door: Side with Adana Arastası. Today there is only one door.
Bahri Pasha Fountain: The same fountain that was built in 1890 and was taken for reconstruction works was reconstructed in 1993.
Ramazanoğlu Mansion and Harem District: It was built in 1489.
Hasanağa Mosque (Hasan Kethüda): It was built in 1558.
The historical bazaar located in the back (south) of the Great Sait in Adana, 500 years of woodworking, all kinds of pottery making and arts such as tinning are performed. The Ottoman soul revives and you think you walked among the Ottoman artisans while you were walking around the bazaar. Adana’s most famous kebabs are also grown here. The famous Asmaalti Kebab is here.
Mazilik Ruins and Castle
Kurtkulağı Caravanserai: It was built in 1711.
Yılnakale: The castle with its church and cistern is also known as Sahmeran Castle.
Ulu Mosque: It was built in 1868.
Sirkeli Höyüğü: It is the largest mound of the region after Tepebag.
Muradiye Mosque: It was built between 1912-1720.
Durhasan Tomb: It was built between 1717-1720.
Dumlu Kalesi: Assyrian, Persian, Roman ruins are found
Feke Castle: It is believed to have been built by the Byzantines in the 12th century.
Koyunevi Mosaic Areas Underground Sehri
Location Köprü Cave
Milvan Castle: It is located near the village of Karakılıç.
Yanık Church (Karakilise Kalıntısı): Made by Romalilar.
Ancient Magarsus Church: It was built during the Romans period.
Menzil Hani Ruins: Built by the Ottomans in 1782.
History of the Han: The Ottomans built in 1608.
Amphitheater: Remains of the theater from the Romans.
Kozan Castle: It was built by Assyrians.
Bucak Kalesi: It was built during the Middle Ages.
Hoskadem Mosque: Built by Sultan Abdullah Hoskadem in Egypt in 1448.
Pelican Monastery Constructions: It was built by the Armenians.
Anavarza Castle and Remains: 9th century. It was built by Assyrians. There are two aqueducts, a theater, a palace, a temple, bath ruins, rock tombs, tombs graced with flags, churches and cisterns dating from the Romans.
Red Tabya: It was built by Egyptian Ibrahim Pasha.
Ak Tabya: It was built by Egyptian Ibrahim Pasha.
Yakarpınar Bridge: Yorrenin is the oldest bridge.
Anaşka Castle: Muslims and Arabs are also known as “Rus-Nuş-Sekaribu”.
Saimbeyli Castle: It was built in the Middle Ages, also called “Kara Church”.
Shark Ruins: It was the center of the Hittites in history.
Amphitheater: It is from the Romans.
Church Remains: It is from the Byzantines.
Rock Reliefs: Made by the Hittites.
(Misis, Mopsuhestia) Yüreğir, which is an important settlement center in the first and middle ages, and bridges and mounds, floor mosaics and aqueducts, baths and caravanserais are located in the area.