MALATYA, Turkey

The canyons around the Euphrates River in eastern Malatya province are becoming a new favorite tourist destination for nature lovers. 

The region, which has steep cliffs formed by breaks in geological periods, is seen as a breakpoint for those who want to get away from the stress of urban life.

The canyons located around the river passing between Malatya and Elazig, have fantastic nature, wildlife and unique flora and fauna.

The width of Saklikapi canyon, which runs along the valley floor of 3 miles (4.5 kilometers), falls to 1.5 feet (0.5 meters) in some places and leaps up

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