New UNESCO World Heritage Site Recognized in Turkey; Jessica Montevago; Trael Market Report

It’s considered the oldest temple in the world.

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Lettuce from Byzantium: discover Istanbul’s ancient gardens; Joshua Bruce Allen; The Guide Istanbul

When we think of cultural heritage in cities, we tend to imagine monuments made of stone: Hagia Sophia, Galata Tower, or Topkapı Palace. But some of Istanbul’s most ancient sites are not buildings at all. Dating back almost 1,500 years, the urban gardens known in Turkish as bostan are an example of living, growing history. And what could be better than history you can eat?

Source: Lettuce from Byzantium: discover Istanbul’s ancient gardens | The Guide Istanbul magazine

Turkish Heritage Site ‘Catalhoyuk’ Tells 9000-Year-Old Story; AlBawaba

Turkish Heritage Site ‘Catalhoyuk’ Tells 9000-Year-Old Story…

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Turkey’s UNESCO world heritage site Ephesus attracts 2.5M tourists; Anadolu

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Safranbolu: Only Turkish city in UNESCO world heritage list; Hurriyet Daily News

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Turkey: Ancient city unearths Middle to Bronze ages; World Bulletin

Hattusha archeological site in central Black Sea province of Corum was capital of Hittite Empire…

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Turkey’s Göbekli Tepe: is this the world’s first architecture?; Robert Bevan; Art Newspaper

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Storied Mt Nemrut draws tourists to southeastern Turkey; Adiyaman; Anadolu Agency

Turkey’s majestic Mount Nemrut, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the southeastern Adıyaman province, continues to draw thousands of Turkish and international tourists hoping to experience its stunning sunrises and sunsets.

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Ancient ‘gate of hell’ in Turkey to open to visitors in September; Hurriyet Daily News

An ancient Roman “gate to hell,” which was believed to be a passage into the underworld in southwestern Turkey, will open to visitors in September.

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Turkey’s Letoon contains ‘memory of Lycian region’; Hurriyet Daily News

The Letoon, which is located in southwestern of Turkey, is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is “an archive containing the memory of the whole Lycian region,” said a university professor.

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