The 2019-2020 camel wrestling season will be kicking off on Nov. 17 in Aydın and İzmir and will take place in dozens of towns along Turkey’s southern coast, spanning from towns in Çanakkale to Antalya until March.
The age-old tradition of camel wrestling, a non-violent spectator sport in which beautifully decorated camels get to test their strength, is a popular pastime in town all over Turkey.
The most famous camel wrestling competition by far is held in the historical town of Selçuk every January.
After Selçuk, Bodrum is a fun and lively destination to experience a camel wrestling competition as is Çanakkale, Ayvalık, Didim and Kuşadası, each of which make for great getaways, while Aydın and Tire are also well-known historically being the oldest destinations to host the sport.
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