Mus, Turkey

Mus has the second largest plain in Eastern Anatolia, after Igdir. It has a rarely found natural setting, being in the highest region of Turkey. Hidden between the mountains, this plain has a natural beauty, with lakes and greenery between high mountains. The province dates back to the 6thcentury AD, and now it shelters the remains of a couple of citadels and the Aslanhane Caravanserai. There are also impressive mosques from the Seljuk period, like the Alaeddin Pasa, Haci seref and Ulu Mosques. The town of Malazgirt is an important and famous name in Turkish history.