This raised boardwalk platform provides the classic view down across Uzungöl. To find it, walk 800m (around 15 minutes) up the road that starts at the lake's southwest corner, behind the Ada Restaurant..

Alternatively clmb the long zigzag stairway from the lake's southeastern corner. With a car you could continue around 25km further up the same road to the mountaintop hamlet of Șekersu.

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Nearby Uzungöl attractions

1. Eski Körpü

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The antique stone footbridge across the lake's western outflow makes a fine foreground for photos of the nearby mosque with its towering twin minarets,…