Top things to do in Tokat

Top Choice Museum in Tokat

Tokat Museum

Tokat's impressive museum is housed within the beautifully restored Arastalı Bedesten (covered market). The collection packs in intricately decorated Bronze Age and Hittite artefacts, Phrygian ceramics, Hellenic jew…
Top Choice Kebap in Tokat

Ocakbaşı Mis Kebap

Ask a local where the best Tokat kebaps (and pretty much any other kind of kebap) can be found and there's a good chance they will send you to this bustling, upmarket restaurant with smartly turned-out waiters and o…
Architecture in Tokat

Sulusokak Caddesi

Many of Tokat's old buildings still survive, though in ruins, along Sulusokak Caddesi, which was the main thoroughfare before the perpendicular Samsun–Sivas road was improved in the 1960s. With its ancient buildings…
Museum in Tokat

Mevlevihane

Turn left on GOP Bulvarı just before Latifoğlu Konağı and cross the canal to get to this restored dervish lodge with its museum to all things dervish, built in 1613 by Muslu Ağa, vizier to Sultan Ahmet I (r 1603–17)…
Islamic Site in Tokat

Gök Medrese

Constructed after the fall of the Seljuks and the coming of the Mongols by local potentate Pervane Muhinedin Süleyman, the 13th-century Gök Medrese has also served as a hospital and a school.Very few of the building…
Turkish in Tokat

Chef Un's Çi Börek – Mantı

With its flowerpot-covered entrance, blue-and-white decor and tattooed wait staff, Chef Un's has a vibe more Turkish Med than Anatolian heartland. And you know the mantı (Turkish ravioli) has got to be good when Tur…
Mosque in Tokat

Ulu Cami

Tokat's historic neighbourhood of slouching Ottoman houses, nestled at the foot of the castle hill, is home to the city's prettiest mosque. Crane your neck to take in the colourful painted wood ceiling and admire th…
Cafe in Tokat

Cadde

This modern cafe hums with students and young professionals who come here to slouch on the comfy sofas and gossip over umpteen glasses of çay or grab a cheap lunch or dinner. There's always set menu specials such as…
Nargile Cafe in Tokat

Konak Café

This friendly cafe has multilevel outdoor shaded seating to lounge on after stomping all those historic streets. The menu does the usual köftes and kebaps, but it's a great place to just chill out with a juice or ça…
Historic Building in Tokat

Latifoğlu Konağı

Two blocks south of Cumhuriyet Meydanı, the splendid 19th-century Latifoğlu Konağı is a fine example of baroque architecture in the Ottoman style. The rooms have been restored to their former finery with elaborately…