Places in Turkey

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Doris Salcedo. 1,550 wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul. breathless

Doris Salcedo. 1,550 wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul. breathless

Turkish Cave House

Turkish Cave House

Konya - whirling dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

Konya - whirling dervishes- “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust” ~ Rumi

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.

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.

Derinkuyu Underground City, Cappadocia region 18 miles from Nevsehir,Turkey. It is one of over 200 underground cities discovered in the region, but it is notable for being the biggest and the deepest. With 11 floors & depth of 85m, this ancient city can accommodate anywhere between 3k - 50k people. First excavated during the Hittite times,it was expanded over the centuries, connecting with other underground cities via tunnels. It was a hiding place from marauding armies seeking loot and…

Derinkuyu Underground City, Cappadocia region 18 miles from Nevsehir,Turkey. It is one of over 200 underground cities discovered in the region, but it is notable for being the biggest and the deepest. With 11 floors & depth of 85m, this ancient city can accommodate anywhere between 3k - 50k people. First excavated during the Hittite times,it was expanded over the centuries, connecting with other underground cities via tunnels. It was a hiding place from marauding armies seeking loot and…

Turkey. One of these days I'm going to spend a summer roaming the ancient cities.

Turkey. One of these days I'm going to spend a summer roaming the ancient cities.

Photo by James Lidgett: The main fruit market in Konya, Turkey

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Photo by James Lidgett: The main fruit market in Konya, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey Enjoy tours around Turkey and Greece with FEZ Travel: www.feztravel.com/

Cappadocia, Turkey Enjoy tours around Turkey and Greece with FEZ Travel: www.feztravel.com/

Rainbow Staircase, Istanbul, Turkey

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Rainbow Staircase, Istanbul, Turkey

Don't miss whirling dervishes in Istanbul. Click through for a travel guide.

Don't miss whirling dervishes in Istanbul. Click through for a travel guide.

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