Phrygian Valley

Despite the proliferation of supermarkets, people in thecities of the Phrygian Valley still meet their needs from the traditionalgrocery stores, which supply staples like village bread, water buffalo `kaymak`(clotted cream), and poppy seed flour. Gold meanwhile is still sold as theprimary form of investment and, especially in summer, gold jewelry istraditionally given as a wedding present. The local alabaster is used insouvenir items such as necklaces, bracelets and pipes.

Turkish Airlines has Istanbul- Eskisehir flights in bothdirections.

When speaking of Afyonkarahisar, the first that leap to mindare poppies, sucuk and of course that inseparable duo, the city`s trademarkshredded ekmek kadayif pastry with clotted cream.

A university city today, Eskisehir offers visitors achildren`s amusement park as well as newly opened shopping centers.

Kutahya is a resort area that attracts tourists summer andwinter with spas like those a