Arslantepe Archeological Site
/ By Josh
Just outside of Malatya is the archeological dig and UNESCO Heritage Site of Arslantepe, an ancient city mound famous for its numerous wall paintings.
Does your idea of a perfect vacation involve ruined castles, archeological digs, Seljuk monuments, and apricots? If so then Malatya is exactly the place for you. While Malatya holds a wealth of natural and historical beauty it’s famous within Turkey for being one of the world’s largest apricot producers with vast orchards filling the landscape between tall mountains, around ancient city mounds, and even the tops of crumbling city walls.