Agri is situated in Eastern Anatolia (Agri province) extending to the Iranian border. It's one of the highest regions in the country with its mountainous formation.
The local dessert of "Asure", also known as "Noah's Pudding" is one of the best examples of the Turkish cuisine.
Special dishes are associated with holy days and celebrations. In Gaziantep, yu var lama (a blend of ground meat, rice, chickpeas, onions, and spices served with yogurt) is a special dish for the Feast of Ramadan at the end of the Islamic month of fasting
Mount Agri (Ararat) is the highest peak of Turkey rising up to 5165 meters (16,945 feet), and is the symbol of the city. This snow-capped dormant volcano is the famous biblical Mount Ararat, the legendary site of the second beginning of the world.
It is believed that Noah's Ark rested on its summit during the big flood, and the wide plain of Igdir at the foot of the mountain is the first place where Noah set foot after the disaster
Dogubeyazit town is 95 kilometers east of Agri, comprising spectacular ruins from earlier periods. Ishak Pasha Palace, 6 kilometers outside the town center, is the most important sight. The construction started in 1685 but was completed only 99 years later, in 1784, by the Ottoman governor of Cildir, Ishak Pasha and his son Mehmet Pasha
The Meteor hole is an interesting sight located between the Gürbulak border gate and Sancavus village. It is about 80 years old and is the second largest hole of this type in the world having 35 meters width and 60 meters depth
All the events relating the culture, tradition, history and religion are celebrated like other parts of the country