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Mount Nemrut Tumulus and King Antiochus

We come across to this interesting structure, equal to Pyramids, on the East of Taurus, Nemrut Mountain, located near the city of Adiyaman in Turkey. There is a tumulus built over 2000 years ago on the legendary Mount Nemrut, which is 2150 m above sea level.

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Gobeklitepe, Turkey Gobeklitepe, Entrance to the Sky

We do not know the exact number of obelisks in each of the main structures uncovered in Gobeklitepe. There are 12 obelisks in the main building of the D structure. In structure C, there are 8 on the outer wall and 11 on the inside, but this number is likely to be 12.

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Stones figures Gobeklitepe Stone Figures of Gobeklitepe

The gigantic T-shaped obelisks of Gobeklitepe overlie the magnificent sculptures of spooky, bizarre and even scary beings of nature.The most common animal figures are snakes, wild boars, cranes and foxes. Although not so frequent, gazelles, wild oxen, wild sheep, lions, scorpions, lizards, spiders and ants are also depicted. 

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Gobeklitepe Turkey 2019 the Year of Gobeklitepe

Why is Gobeklitepe important for the history? After the excavations Gobeklitepe is know to be the first temple in the world which is 7500 years old from the pyramids and 7,000 years old from Stonehenge, is still a mystery.

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Pamukkale and Hierapolis Pamukkale and Ancient Hierapolis

Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) is a natural warm water thermal area located in the Aegean region of Turkey. What puts Pamukkale apart from the many thermal water springs in the world and Turkey is that the thermal water in Pamukkale occurs magnificent beauty of travertines in a big area which is unique in the world.

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Ancient city of Troy The Year of Troy

Ministry of Turkish Culture and Tourism announced 2018 “the year of Troy”. In 2018 Troy would have been listed in the UNESCO world heritage list for 20 years. 

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aphrodisias ancient city Aphrodisias is in the UNESCO World Heritage List Now!

Ancient city of Aphrodisias is the 17 place located in Turkey that is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is announced that ancient city of Aphrodisias is one of the best preserved and the most important archeological places in Turkey.

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Sagalassos, Turkey Sagalassos the Lost City

Sagalassos is a very large ancient city in the Pisidia region of Turkey. Today it is nearby the province of Burdur close to the Tarsus Mountain. It has a fascinating green landscapes surrounded mountains, 1.400 meters higher from the sea level. 

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Anzac Tours Anzac Tours

"Anzac" is the name of the Corp gathered for Great Britain in the First World War and means Australia and New Zealand Army Corps.

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Cappadocia Tours Cappadocia Tours

One of the most attractive tourist destinations in Turkey is the middle Anatolia. It is Cappadocia which means beautiful horses in Persian, has a unique nature and historical atmosphere.

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Troy, Turkey Troy, Turkey

Troy was an ancient city situated in Asia Minor, northwest of modern Turkey. It is in the south of Dardanelles/Hellespont. Troy is the side where the Trojan War happened, mentioned in the Greek Epic Cycle and Iliad, which was written by Homers.

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Cappadocia - Underground Cities - Hot Air Balloon Cappadocia - Underground Cities - Hot Air Balloon

Cappadocia is a unique gift of the nature to human. The lava, tuffs, basalt sprayed by the old volcanic mountains Hasan and Erciyes, etched by the wind and rain after a while. So the shapes called "Fairy Chimneys" were formed. In Cappadocia various different civilizations settled for thousand years and this is the most important point that sets Cappadocia from the others.

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Gobekli Tepe Turkey Gobeklitepe Turkey

Gobeklitepe is one of the most interesting Archeological excavations in the World. The secret of Gobeklitepe is not riddled yet. It is about 5.000 years older than the Egypt Pyramids and is the oldest cult ever. Gobeklitepe is located on the South-East our Turkey and about 14 miles away from famous Sanliurfa city center. It is from the Paleolithic Era and is about 10.000 BC old.

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Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is one of the most visited touristic, historical and natural beauties in Turkey. It has unique and interesting landscapes in the world. Maybe the most important point that separates Cappadocia from the others is being a combination of natural beauty, history and human being.

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