Situated in the Salty Lake Van, Akdamar Island is famous mainly for its Holy Cross, Church, and other Armenian Monastery which stay ruined, but still have its glory retained. The famous Akdamar Church is now transformed into a museum, and there are many bas relief carvings on the exterior walls. The carving depicts the Biblical scenes with Adam, Eve, Abraham, Jesun, David and, Goliath. With breathtaking adjacent areas, the Island is surrounded by steep rocks. It also offers a mesmerizing view with almond trees blooming in the spring months making it one of the best places to visit in Turkey.