Category: Turkey

Visitors of ancient city of Ani in Eastern Turkiye walk among millennia of history; Ismail Kaplan & Ahmet Gencturk; Anadolu Agency

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Turkey’s Göreme National Park 5th most popular in world on TikTok; Daily Sabah

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The unique and evocative beauty of Ani; Lyn Ward; Fethiye Times

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The DK Eyewitness: Turkey guidebook describes Ani as “one of the most evocative historical sites in Turkey. Set on a windswept, grassy plateau along the Barley River (Arpaçay), the site contains important remnants of Armenian architecture, including the city walls protecting its northern border, parts of which are still intact.”

Source: The unique and evocative beauty of Ani – Fethiye Times

Artifacts to be displayed in “archeo-park’ near Selimiye Mosque; Hurriyet Daily News

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All historical artifacts unearthed in excavation sites nearby the Selimiye Mosque in the northwestern province of Edirne will be displayed in an “archeo-park,” which is currently under construction.

Source: Artifacts to be displayed in “archeo-park’ near Selimiye Mosque – Turkey News

Photos of Istanbul’s beauty; Arka Roy Chowdhury; India Times

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Istanbul is a beautiful destination that is one of the oldest cities. It has seen so much of history, and there is so many cultural relics here that you will find yourself lost in a dreamy world. There is nothing quite like visiting a place that lies both in Europe and Asia. Celebrating cultures, stories, lives, cuisines, and more.

Source: Photos of Istanbul’s beauty

Arslantepe Tumulus, Included in UNESCO List, to be Introduced to the World; Railly News

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A documentary was prepared by the Presidency’s Directorate of Communications about the 7-year-old Malatya Arslantepe Mound, which was included in the World Cultural Heritage List by UNESCO this year and where the first state form in history emerged.

Source: Arslantepe Tumulus, Included in UNESCO List, to be Introduced to the World

Pamukkale closes year with ‘good’ number of visitors; Hurriyet Daily News

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The beginning of this year was not good for Pamukkale in terms of the number of visitors due to the coronavirus, but 2021 is ending well for the western province.

Source: Pamukkale closes year with ‘good’ number of visitors

‘Göbeklitepe should be passed on to future generations’; Hurriyet Daily News

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Mankind has a responsibility toward preserving Göbeklitepe’s cultural heritage and must pass it on to future generations, said archaeologist Çiğdem Köksal Schmidt, the wife of German archaeologist Klaus Schmidt, who unearthed the 12,000-year-old Neolithic site in a two-decade excavation works near the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa.

Source: ‘Göbeklitepe should be passed on to future generations’ – Turkey News

Pictures of the Year 2021: Turkey; Daily Sabah

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It was a turbulent year all around the world but let’s have a look at what Turkey has to offer…

Source: Pictures of the Year 2021: Turkey

Science and technology for cultural heritage: a Nature Italy event; Nature Italy

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Experience Nature Italy virtual event, featuring Marcella Frangipane, Costanza Miliani, Luigi Petti and Arianna Traviglia…

Source: Science and technology for cultural heritage: a Nature Italy event

Ancient sites illuminate our forebears’ understanding of solstice; Karen Bradbury; Stars And Stripes

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As the winter solstice approaches, many ancient sites become a wonderful destination or source of interest.

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Japan Research Team to Join Survey for World’s Oldest Ruins; Nippon.com

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A Japanese research team is set to take part in an excavation survey for what is believed to be the oldest ruins in the world, it was learned.

Source: Japan Research Team to Join Survey for World’s Oldest Ruins

What To Know About Visiting These Twin (Must-See) UNESCO Listed Attractions In Turkey; Aaron Spray; The Travel

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Two of Turkey’s most unique UNESCO landmarks can be seen with one tour, and this is what to know before you go.

Source: What To Know About Visiting These Twin (Must-See) UNESCO Listed Attractions In Turkey

Cappadocia’s wonderlands: Discover magical realm of fairy chimneys; Daily Sabah

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Source: Cappadocia’s wonderlands: Discover magical realm of fairy chimneys

Ancient house ruins found in Hierapolis; Hurriyet Daily News

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Along with the ruins of two ancient houses, many small objects such as relief ceramics, coins, oil lamps and glazed vases were unearthed in the ancient city of Hierapolis.

Source: Ancient house ruins found in Hierapolis

World’s oldest temple in Turkey becomes major tourist attraction; Timeturk Haber

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Sanliurfa is city of history, archeology and tourism, says mayor…

Source: World’s oldest temple in Turkey becomes major tourist attraction – Timeturk Haber

Historical tales of Turkey’s many UNESCO wonders; Daily Sabah

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Turkey is a land of incredible travel opportunities and home to many world heritage sites. Here is a chance to explore the country’s wonders…

Source: Historical tales of Turkey’s many UNESCO wonders

Neolithic and Bronze dawn of civilisation: Turkey; New Scientist

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September 2022 – 9 Days

Discover the dawn of civilisation where our Neolithic and Bronze age ancestors changed from hunter gatherers to organised societies with agriculture, ritual and an understanding of the wider world. Visiting multiple excavations, UNESCO World Heritage sites, museums and cities across the several different regions of Turkey.  Accompanying expert and New Scientist writer Michael Marshall will help you explore important archaeological sites including Göbekli Tepe, Çatalhöyük, Aşıklı Höyük, Hattusa and Mount Nemrut. Along with the museums that curate the extensive collections found at these sites. Plus the east meets west culture clash of Istanbul and it’s impressive biblical-scale architecture, the Turkish capital Ankara, the geologically stunning Cappadocia with its underground city of Kaymakli.

In partnership with Intrepid Travel…

Source: Neolithic and Bronze dawn of civilisation: Turkey | New Scientist

Entire Ancient Greek City of Ephesus is UNESCO World Heritage Site; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter

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Ephesus, an ancient Greek city, is one of the greatest archaeological treasures on Earth, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Source: Entire Ancient Greek City of Ephesus is UNESCO World Heritage Site

On a photo safari through picturesque Cappadocia; Ahmet Kocak; Daily Sabah

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Source: On a photo safari through picturesque Cappadocia

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