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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