Ancient Site of Myra Turkey - nobody knows when it was founded but by the 1st Century B.C. it was one of the Lycian Union's 6 leading cities - It's noted for the tombs carved into the rock and for amphitheatre.
civilization door. Beylerbeyi Palace .ISTANBUL-TURKEY. Bosphorous Bridge, 5th longest in the world, in background.
Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires. Once a church, later a mosque, and now a museum at the Turkish Republic, Hagia Sophia has always been the precious of its time. Istanbul, Turkey
Mevlâna Museum in Konya, Turkey, is the mausoleum of Rumi, a Sufi mystic. Also the dervish lodge of the Mevlevi order known as the whirling dervishes.
A place that will delight every explorer. The city of Myra in Turkey is known for the Lycian tombs (yes, what you see on the picture, are tombs) dug into the rock walls in ancient times due to the belief that deads were taken by winged beings. An interesting stop on the the Turkish coast.