Mysterious City Afyonkarahisar will now be remembered for its tourism activities as well as its Gastronomy. A balloon festival was held in the 3-year-old Phrygian Valley as part of the Great Offensive and Victory Week events by the Afyonkarahisar Governorate.
PHRYGIA BALLOON FESTIVAL STARTED
Under the coordination of the Afyonkarahisar Governorate and the Municipality, the Phrygian Balloon Festival was held for the first time in order to increase the number of accommodation days and the variety of touristic products for visitors to the city. The 99th anniversary of the Great Victory was celebrated with a balloon flight in Phrygia. A balloon festival was held in Phrygia Emre Lake with 06.00 balloons between 09.00:20 and XNUMX in the morning with the cooperation of Afyonkarahisar Governorship and Municipality. After the flight preparations, the hot air balloon rising to the sky added color to the skies of the region. Specially shaped balloons also participated in the flight. In the flight, in which tens of balloons took off at the same time, the participants had the opportunity to see the Döğer – Emre Lake, Phrygian Valley, natural beauties and sunrise views from İhsaniye district from a bird's eye view.
TURKEY'S EYES ON THE PHRYGIA BALLOON FESTIVAL
Mayor Zeybek pointed out that Afyonkarahisar will become a center of attraction with its tourism diversity; I would like to thank our Governor Gökmen Çiçek and our Deputy Governors, who have been trying to highlight the values of our city from the moment he arrived in Afyonkarahisar. We are striving to push our Afyonkarahisar, which has come to the forefront with its many values, in the field of tourism as well. A work has been started to bring our city, which has a history that goes back 8 thousand years, to tourism. We also support the works carried out under the leadership of our Governor. It is possible to find the traces of the Phrygian civilization in our glorious city and it also contains the taste, nature and cultural activities related to them. With serious work, Ayazini got up again, Emre Lake was opened to balloon tourism. Our effort to turn Afyonkarahisar into a city that stands out with its marble, taste, victory, sports and historical past has begun to bear fruit. I would like to thank everyone who contributed." he said.
AK Party Afyonkarahisar Deputy İbrahim Yurdunuseven, Governor Gökmen Çiçek's wife Sümeyra Çiçek, Deputy Governors Mehmet Keklik, Mehmet Boztepe, Nurullah Kaya, Mayor Mehmet Zeybek and his wife Sevim Zeybek, Deputy Chairman Murat Öner, Provincial Police Director Ali Temiz, the institution managers and citizens. Participants; He watched the unique view of Afyonkarahisar and Emre Lake from the sky on the 99th Anniversary of Victory.