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Top Choice Palace in Doğubayazıt

İshak Paşa Palace

The splendid İshak Paşa Palace stands on a small plateau beneath stark cliffs 6km southeast of town. Combining Ottoman, Seljuk, Georgian, Persian and Armenian design, the palace was begun in 1685 and completed in 17…
Turkish in Doğubayazıt

Evin Restaurant

The classiest place in the city centre, with uniformed waiters and a professional clientele at lunchtime, two-floor Evin serves good kebaps, pide and lahmacun (Arabic-style pizza) but also local specialities such as…
Anatolian in Doğubayazıt

Yoresel Yemekleri

There's no sign so look for the menu blackboard on the pavement outside then head up the stairs to this clean, family-run place which serves up a variety of Kurdish and Anatolian dishes with different daily specials…
Kebap in Doğubayazıt

Yeni Urfa Kebap Salonu

Its bright upstairs dining room sporting red and blue faux-leather seating, Yeni Urfa is popular locally. The kuzu pirzola (lamb chops) are recommended.
Anatolian in Doğubayazıt

Beyazit

Ascend to the spacious 2nd floor for good view of the main drag. Beyazit's combo of soups, pide, kebaps and local dishes is popular with families.
Notable Building in Doğubayazıt

Belediye

The city hall is a useful landmark at the south end of the centre.