Food in Van

Tea drinking is like a ritual in Van and drunk with an easy pace. Try it out once and you could get the taste of the eluding peace that the locals say they experience.

If you are a health freak then Van is the right place for you, as all kinds of fresh fruits are available.

Ice cream is known as "Dondurma" in Turkey and make sure you get a chance to verify the different tastes.

Another Van delicacy is the "Kurt Kofte", which is a ball made of bulgur wheat and herbs. Milk products and specially cheese is famous here - try the spiced, soft, dry cheese.

Turkish salami, which is called "Sucuk" with village breads and liver kebabs, could make a wonderful meal. Just remember never to hurry - it will spoil everything.