Kar Tanesi Tesisleri, Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey
Erciyes Ski Centre has been set at Mount Erciyes (3916m) the highest summit of Anatolia, and located 25km south of Erciyes Province. Mount Erciyes is a young extinct volcano. There are many sides of volcano cones to be seen on Erciyes.
The higher points of Erciyes are covered permanently by snow through out the year. There is also an iceberg on the north side of Mount Erciyes.The crater was formed by external effects and several sharp hillocks appeared. At the summit of Mount Erciyes among the rock columns there is an interesting cave where it had been used as a religious celebration place for Bizantine monks. Erciyes Ski Centre is on the Tekir Plateau where it takes place on the northern side of Mount Erciyes.
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