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Dolmabahçe Palace, İstanbul

Dolmabahçe Palace, İstanbul

Library of Celcus in ancient town of Ephesus, Turkey. columns. historic. architecture. preservation.

Library of Celcus in ancient town of Ephesus, Turkey. columns. historic. architecture. preservation.

Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. 160-180 AD). Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend  2.5 km from west to east and 1.5 km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects in the Mediterranean. Sagalassos was a prosperous city for over 1000 years, from early Hellenistic times until it was struck by a devastating earthquake in the 7th century AD when the city was abandoned.

Sagalassos fountain (Turkey, ca. 160-180 AD). Located roughly 110 km north of Antalya, the ruins of the city extend 2.5 km from west to east and 1.5 km from north to south. The excavations at Sagalassos are now among the largest archaeological projects in the Mediterranean. Sagalassos was a prosperous city for over 1000 years, from early Hellenistic times until it was struck by a devastating earthquake in the 7th century AD when the city was abandoned.

Nemrut, 2130 m mountain SE Turkey; at the summit, a number of large statues are erected around a royal tomb from the 1st century BC. These statues were once seated, with names of each god inscribed on them. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.

Nemrut, 2130 m mountain SE Turkey; at the summit, a number of large statues are erected around a royal tomb from the 1st century BC. These statues were once seated, with names of each god inscribed on them. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.

Myra (Demre), Antalya, Turkey  Lycian tombs with square columns carved into limestone cliffs during the fourth century B.C. look like houses bunched together. They rest on the cliff above a well-preserved Roman theater with a double-vaulted corridor. However, the ancient city is most famous for its restored 9th–11th-century church dedicated to a local-boy-made-good: St. Nicholas, better known as Santa Claus.

World's Most-Visited Ancient Ruins

Myra (Demre), Antalya, Turkey Lycian tombs with square columns carved into limestone cliffs during the fourth century B.C. look like houses bunched together. They rest on the cliff above a well-preserved Roman theater with a double-vaulted corridor. However, the ancient city is most famous for its restored 9th–11th-century church dedicated to a local-boy-made-good: St. Nicholas, better known as Santa Claus.

- turkey    Hagia Sophia (Istanbul).

- turkey Hagia Sophia (Istanbul).

Lycian tomb in the sea | Antalya,Turkey / Полузатонувшая ликийская гробница, Ликийская тропа, Турция. http://www.turkish-property-world.com/kas_apartment.php

Lycian tomb in the sea | Antalya,Turkey / Полузатонувшая ликийская гробница, Ликийская тропа, Турция. http://www.turkish-property-world.com/kas_apartment.php

Çanakkale Turkey - The city is the nearest major town to the site of ancient Troy. The "wooden horse" from the 2004 movie Troy is exhibited on the seafront.

Çanakkale Turkey - The city is the nearest major town to the site of ancient Troy. The "wooden horse" from the 2004 movie Troy is exhibited on the seafront.

Turkey, Adıyaman, Nemrut Dağı

Turkey, Adıyaman, Nemrut Dağı

Ishak Pasha Palace, Doğubeyazıt - Van / TURKEY.

Ishak Pasha Palace, Doğubeyazıt - Van / TURKEY.

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