Photo: Ivan Kmit
Despite the quake that caused major loss of life and leveled entire neighborhoods, Turkey is hoping the tourists keep coming. But what kind of vacation can they expect?
Source: Turkey was devastated by an earthquake. Here’s what that means for tourism | CNN
The monumental stone heads of Mount Nemrut and other UNESCO-listed statues in southeastern Türkiye were not damaged in the powerful earthquakes that shook the region last month.
Source: UNESCO-listed Monumental Mount Nemrut statues survive Türkiye quakes
Here are some of the most important historical locations devastated by the earthquake in Turkey.
Source: Significance of the damaged historical sites in Syria and Turkey
Photo Chris McGrath
Though Monday’s earthquakes destroyed several historic sites, some of the iconic historical heritage that is invaluable to science as well as Turkey’s economy has survived.
Source: Prehistoric world heritage site Gobekli Tepe survives Turkey earthquakes
Photo: Muhammed Enes Yildirim
The Hagia Sophia, originally built as a church in the sixth century, is an architectural site that reflects the various religious changes the Mediterranean region faced over the years.
Source: The Hagia Sophia: A landmark that was converted from a church to a mosque, to a museum, and then mosque again
Gobekli Tepe is one of the oldest human-built structures in the world. Despite the best efforts of modern science, it is still largely a mystery.
Source: Gobekli Tepe: The world’s first temple that’s 6,000 years older than Stonehenge
Photo: Benh Lieu Song
The ancient Greek city of Ephesus on the coast of Ionia is set to once again have a harbor on the Aegean coast, according to an ambitious new project.
Source: Ancient City of Ephesus to Reunite with Sea After 2,500 Years