Çankırı is located in the Paphlagonia Region, which was in between Bithynia and Pontus in ancient times and it was known as “Gangra”.
Çankırı Museum (Çankırı Müzesi) first opened in 1972 with the exhibition of archaeological and ethnographic artefacts, and continued to serve in different buildings and locations over time.
Since Çankırı is very rich in rock salt, it is not only used to flavour food, but also to produce various souvenirs and decorative objects.
Like every region, Çankırı has its own dishes. Local dishes of Çankırı, which include wheat and wheat products, have the characteristics of Central Anatolian dishes.
Located in the village of Karacaözü, 27 km from the city centre, the oak tree is known to be over 400 years old, and is considered among the oldest oaks in Türkiye.
Yaran, which is the most important value in the socio-economic and socio-cultural structure of the province, is a community established by 24 tradesmen.
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Tuz Cave; is an area located 19 km from the central district and estimated to have been operating since the Hittite Period.