homes in Turkey

"Fairy chimneys" in Kapadokya (Cappadocia), Turkey. These are cave dwellings, some of them thousands of years old, built out of the soft tufa rock.

✮ Ruins of Ephesus - Turkey

Ruins of Ephesus - Turkey. One of the great cities of the Greeks in Asia Minor and home to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Mount Nemrut, Turkey

Mount Nemrut is a high mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the century BC. It is referred to as the pantheon of the Armenian gods.

The ancient Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Anatolia, Turkey

The ancient Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Anatolia, Turkey Troy, the setting of "Troilus and Cressida" is a legendary city, infamous for the Trojan War. It is located in what is now Turkey.

Myra (Demre), Antalya, Turkey -  IV century B.C.

Myra (Demre), Antalya, Turkey Lycian tombs with square columns carved into limestone cliffs during the fourth century B. They rest on the cliff above a well-preserved Roman theater with a double-vaulted corridor.

5th Century Ancient Church Ruins- Turkey

Church Ruins in Goreme (Göreme), Turkey: The rock cut ruins of a church by persecuted Christians. In the century small anchorite communities began to form in the region, acting on instruction of Saint Basil of Caesarea. They carved cells in the soft rock.