Batman Tour Guide
Hit the Road to Batman
Batman: the City of Civilizations
Batman, which has embraced many civilizations for centuries, including the Mongols and Romans, is one of our cities that stands out with its historical richness. Your trips to this city, located in the Southeastern Anatolia Region and dating back to the Sumerians, can turn into a perfect experience. If you are visiting this city without your car, you can enjoy the privileges of Budget, which has a special place among Batman car rental companies and witness the magic of the city by renting your car from the Budget branch at Batman Airport.
Places to See in Batman
Hasankeyf, located on the banks of Tigris River and turned into a protected area in 1981, is the most important historical settlement in the region that attracts tourists. Hasankeyf, which used to be the scientific and cultural center of the region with its madrasah, observatory and trade routes, is now in danger of being flooded due to GAP project. We recommend you to see Hasankeyf before it is completely submerged.You can also see the ZeynelBey Cupola, a monumental tomb from the Akkoyunlu State, and the HallanÇemi Mound, which belongs to the Neolithic period, in Batman, the city of civilizations. MorKiryakus, MorAho Monasteries, Hızır Bey and İbrahim Bey Mosques are among the historical places of worship you can see in this region. You should not leave Batman without seeing these locations that should be added to your route in terms of both natural beauty and historical importance.
What to Eat in Batman?
Meat dishes unique to Southeast cuisine, mumbar, sumac dolma, çiğköfte and içliköfte are among the local dishes made skillfully in Batman. You can also taste tandoori bread and Perde rice cooked in a mud tandoori well in Batman and its surroundings.
Places to Discover in Batman
You must stop by Yolgeçen Inn on your way to Hasankeyf. You will see that the phrase "yolgeçen hanı" that we often use in our daily life is actually derived from a place that really existed in history. Yolgeçen Inn is a natural cave with a capacity of approximately 1000 people, located under Hasankeyf Castle.
This cave was one of the places where people used to relax during periods when transportation was provided by rafts and boats on the Tigris River. Today, it has become one of the stopovers for those who go to Hasankeyf.
Kozluk, the largest district of Batman, which is a historical settlement, is among the places you can explore. Kozluk Castle, Ayngebire picnic area, Pisyar Stream and Mereto, one of the highest mountains of the Southeast, are located in this region.
What to Buy from Batman?
Wooden handicrafts and handmade weavings are among the remarkable products specific to Batman region. Wooden cradle, mortar, angora blanket, saddlebag, needle lace and bootees are among the original gifts you can buy here. You can choose from among the gifts that will immortalize your trip and buy unique gifts for your loved ones.