Mustafa Kemal Atatürk introducing the new Turkish alphabet to the people of Kayseri. 1928
The legendary Pool of Sacred Fish (Balikligol) where Abraham was thrown into the fire by Nimrod. The pool is in the courtyard of the mosque of Halil-ur-Rahman, built by the Ayyubids in 1211 and now surrounded by attractive gardens designed by architect Merih Karaaslan. The courtyard is where the fishes thrive. A local legend says seeing a white fish will open the door to the heavens. Balıklı Göl / Şanlıurfa
Gorgon, ancient Didyma, Turkey - classical Greek, 5th C. BC. The great temple here was destroyed by the Persians in 494 during Greece's Persian War.
Side, Antalya Region, Southern Turkey.
Hierapolis Theatre, Turkey. The famous Pamukkale travertines are nearby.
Aspendos Theatre - Antalya region, Southern Turkey