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Isparta, a city located in a region famous for its fragrant roses and rose products, hosts an annual international fair in mid-June. The province is home to natural springs with peaceful waters, impressive caves, and high plateaus, which account for about 45% of the area, making it one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean region.

At "Kirazlidere," visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Egirdir Lake, which stretches blissfully alongside forests and mountains. The area offers various activities, including climbing and fishing, and the local restaurants serve delicious fish dishes.

The town of Egirdir itself is a rare beauty, with the lake adding to its charm, and ancient ruins scattered throughout the area. The 15th-century Ulu (Grand) Mosque, Seljuk fortress, and Byzantine churches are located here, while Antiocheia (Psidian Antioch), the ancient city of Yalvac, and ruins at Bayat are popular sights to explore.

Isparta boasts two national parks: Kovada and Kizildag. Kovada Lake, surrounded by forests, comprises bays and beaches, and provides a refreshing atmosphere. Meanwhile, Kizildag National Park boasts thousands of beautiful cedar trees.

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