The city of Malatya found in the Eastern Anatolia is famous for its apricots, excellent cuisine, and a myriad of attractions, which make it a true holiday destination. The city can be cumbersome to explore if you don't have a car for hire in Malatya, as you can do so much in the city. You can enjoy its wonderful attractions and sights, eat at one of its many cozy restaurants, or simply meander around while enjoying the stunning scenery. It is, indeed, among the best places in the country to create a quintessential Turkish holiday.
The city of Malatya has much to offer to tourists, and with a rented car, you can start with the magnificently built New Mosque. The mosque was built in 1912 and located in the central square of the city, and you will love its structure, complemented by only three minarets, which is quite unique in Turkey. In fact, it may be the only one of its kind here. After the going to the mosque, you can visit the only statue of İsmet İnönü, the second president of the country, and take a picture or two along with the statue.
The city of Malatya features attractions that are suited for families. Among these attractions is the Waterfalls Park, which is found near a small hill and where you will find many brilliant sights and water attractions. As the name suggests, the park entails a manmade waterfall, which is supplied by the hydropower plant located nearby. The park is a good place for holding picnics, and you will enjoy a nice cup of coffee and local tea in the open-air cafés located here.
You can also visit the Atatürk Museum, which is located here near the Hurriyet Park. This is actually the home of the national hero and has been converted into a museum for locals and tourists. It is open to all visitors from Tuesday to Sunday. You will come across a plethora of historic stone buildings in the city, as well as structures that date back to the Ottoman Empire. It is the pristine condition in which they survive that makes them so alluring to visit.
When you are in the process of planning your trip to this Turkish city, then do consider to rent a car in Malatya. There are many reasons to justify using a rental car, but the foremost is that, when you are coming to a city that is filled with so many sights and wonderful things to do, such as Malatya, you cannot simply miss exploring because you didn’t have the means to move about easily. If this reason is not enough to convince you, then consider the many charming cities and towns such as Kâhta, Elbistan, Çermik, Siverek, and Bozova, which are in close proximity to Malatya, and you can easily visit them by using a car rental in Malatya.
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