Nature displays the colors of her palette, painting remarkable autumn scenes for nature lovers in Karagöl, which literally means ‘black lake’, in the Borçka district of Artvin province in the northeast of the Turkey, where visitors come to immerse themselves in the warm colors and discover the passages in autumn.
With its diverse flora and unique landscape covered with valleys and lush forests, the natural park is one of the most important tourist spots in the city and is preferred because it is easy to access.
Covering an area of 368 hectares (909 acres), located 25 kilometers (15 miles) from downtown Şavşat, Karagöl was formed as a result of a landslide that blocked a stream in the early 19th century. . It welcomes thousands of local and foreign tourists every year, not only in autumn but also in other seasons.
Many photographers and enthusiasts of Artvin and the surrounding provinces visit the region in the fall to admire its beauty with their own eyes.
One of those visitors is Çağlar Çelik, who traveled with his family from Rize province in northeastern Turkey. Çelik told Anadolu Agency (AA) that Artvin is a secret paradise with its natural beauties.
Pointing out that Borçka Karagöl, which he had visited before, is particularly picturesque in autumn, Çelik said: “There are different colors. We are here to have a great time with my family. We were very happy and had fun. similar images in other lakes, but the geography of this place is one of a kind. “
Teacher Elif Sağlam said that she comes to Borçka Karagöl every season because of its year-round appeal, “Our wedding was in November, so we chose this location for a photoshoot,” she said. declared.
Serpil Yılmaz, the principal of the school, who came from Hopa with a group of 30 preschool students, also described Borçka Karagöl as a very precious place. “We came here to show the beauty of nature to children in the fall. We had a picnic. We explored nature. We hugged the trees. We painted the trees. During the COVID-19 pandemic, children became almost confined to the apartment. It is very important to seize this opportunity and bring children into such environments and educate them. We appreciated this. “