Gel-Gör Cağ Kebabı
For Erzurum's best views, head up to the citadel, erected by the emperor Theodosius around the 5th century and subsequently damaged and...
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Turkish-Islamic Arts & Ethnography Museum
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Yakutiye Park Alıșveriș Merkezi
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Brisk, buzzing, filling and good value, this popular eatery on the main street doles out well-executed pide (Turkish-style pizza) and...
Gel-Gör Cağ Kebabı information
Lonely Planet review
This charismatic Erzurum favourite specialises in cağ kebap (mutton grilled on a horizontal spit) served with small plates of salad, onions and yoghurt. Eat the tender chunks with a fork, or do as the locals do and chomp from the skewer.