MALATYA CITY GUIDE
The province of Malatya is located at the Upper Fırat river basin area of the Eastern Anatolia Region. The Province of Malatya had been inhabited since the Neolithic ages because of the geographic position, as is located on the historical trade routes - famous Route of the Kings and historical Silk Road- and because of the present rich water sources.
Sites of Interest
Pınarbaşı forest recreation area, Takaz Spring, Old Malatya (today Battalgazi), Castle, Malatya, Arapkir and Darende Grand Mosques, Şahabiye-i Kübra old theological school (medrese),Sadrazam mosque complex, Melik Sunullah, Akminare, Abdülselam, Karahan, Cafer Pasha, Mirliva Ahmed Pasha, Gümrükçü Osman Pasha, Çobanlı and Köprülü Mehmed Pasha mosques, Ispanakçı Mustafa Pasha Library (later Molla Eyüb Mosque), Kanlı (bloody) Vault, Twin Mausoleums, Şeyh Hamid-i Veli (Somuncu Baba) Dervish' Lodge, Silahtar Mustafa Pasha Inn, Taşhan, Kırkgöz Bridge, Bazaar (Arasta of Haç Hüseyin Pasha), Hasan Pasha and Köprülü Mehmed Pasha baths.