In 1200 BC, according to the known written documents came to the region of Phrygia, a settlement as mentioned Sapanca(TURKEY), truly MS It was founded in 378 by Bithynians. The first time in 391 years, the name of Lacus Siphonensis Laz a source was used. Buanes during the Eastern Roman Empire, under the name anılmıştır.sapan Sofh and Sofhang on the date of the coming month, and around 1075, Anatolian Seljuks and began to be referred to by name Ayanköy. Crusaders of the Byzantines after the expedition is again in the past. In 1640 Evliya Celebi's, Erzurum travel the way to the town, gives the following information about the town. Because once izmit an old plow clearing the forest and shrub conduct an established village with Sabanci husband name. Then time passes by becoming a thriving town was time of Suleiman the Magnificent. Yellow Rustem Pasha 170 furnace was built in the village inn. It has a beautiful mosque, bath and bazaar. İmaret sky is covered with lead. Tiles are covered up to 1000 homes. All İmaret Mimar Sinan is the structure. Another Mimar Sinan Pasha is Pertev . This is managed by the trustees of the Foundation for the charity work of the most Rustem Pasha. Serdar this place has a new cherry. They will vaunted white cherry is famous. There is a baker's shop at the bottom of the baths. A kind of a dervish's blessing has found fame in uptown beret and a white loaf of bread loaf cooking the plow by name. Forty Even if there is no chance of losing the flavor of dry . So they took a fresh recruit is well known that one of the king ılgarl he liked. It was so delicious and they say there is some water has bread. There is a village in the vicinity. 2. In 1837 it was transformed into an accident during the Reign Adapazari center. Sapanca is connected here township. Izmit - Bolu road was passing through the (Turkey) Sapanca. Katib Çelebi, in his work on the road Cihannüma Sapanca part of the road where it passes through half a mile of water and when the water is raised is to be noted that the stirrup. It described the first half of the 19th century by Charles Tex. There an hour or so on the sands of the lake. In some places water goes up if the column. Railway from Sapanca was introduced in 1890 by opening a narrow shore splitting mentioned above. After the construction of roads and railways were to neglect has become almost impassable. After the Republic of the narrow coastal road is not the lake has passed behind the slope. Thus, the task of the historic town roads have both iron as well as continue to fulfill the highway. In the 1950s the motorway pass through the district's mission and history in 1989 as the E5 highway if you lose against the importance Sapanca(Turkey) a while by passing the lagoon was regained.
Sapanja Lake: When you say Sapanja the first we remember about Sapanca Lake. Around of thşs lake you can walking,cycling and can enjoy beauty of Lake.
Kirkpinar: One of the most important place of Sapanca( Turkey) is Kirkpinar and beautiful side of this city.You will find yourself around of lake when you walking.The most important place of Sapanja is Kirkpinar.
Masukiye: It is wonderful village of Sapanca(Turkey) and waiting for visitors. You can enjoy while traveling fruit trees and eatnin delecions tastes of Masukiye.
Kartepe: Kartepe one of the place you can travel in Sapanja especially in winters.One of the important place of winter turism.
Derbent: It is located near to Kocaeli and one of the visiting place. This place is nested with nature. You can enjoy with walking here.
Plataues: There are a lot of plataues that you can visit here in Sapanja. The most known plataues are Chigdem,Sogujak and Sultanpi Platauses in Sapanca Turkey.