Historical Excursion and Turkish Cooking Class

Duration: All day
Budget: 150 to 200 Turkish Liras

Begin the date by exploring the ancient city of Harran, famous for its beehive houses and historic ruins. Follow this with a hands-on Turkish cooking class, savoring the pleasure of preparing a meal together.

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  • Start your day with a visit to the ancient city of Harran. Explore the ruins, the beehive houses and immerse yourself in the rich history of this place. Get lost together in this archaeological wonder, rich in tales of ancient civilizations.
  • After spending the morning in Harran, head to a local Turkish cooking class. Roll up your sleeves and learn the delicious art of Turkish cuisine. Prepare a variety of dishes from savory meats to sweet pastries under the guidance of a local culinary expert.
  • End the day by enjoying the meal you both prepared together. Revel in your joint gastronomical achievement while growing closer over heartwarming discussions and good food.

Preparation steps:

  • Consider doing a bit of research before your excursion to Harran. Familiarizing yourselves with the rich history of the city would make the visit more authentic and enjoyable.
  • For the cooking class, wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind messing up. Cooking can get messy and it's all part of the fun.
  • Make sure to book your spot in the cooking class ahead of time. These classes can fill up fast, especially during tourist season.

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Some tips:

  • Begin your day early to make the most of your time in Harran. The ruins are quite expansive and can take a few hours to properly explore.
  • During the cooking class, don't be afraid to ask questions. The instructors are typically always happy to share their knowledge and to help improve your cooking techniques.
  • Remember to enjoy the process. This date isn't about being the best chef or historian but about spending quality time with each other and enjoying each other's company while trying something new.

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