Tag: TR – Nemrut Dağ

Mount Nemrut welcomes 30,000 visitors in month; Hurriyet Daily News

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Mount Nemrut, one of the world’s most important historical and cultural heritage sites, was visited by nearly 30,000 visitors last month after authorities decided easing most COVID-19-related restrictions.

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Mount Nemrut: A 2,000-Year-Old Mountaintop Tomb in Turkey; Dave; Go Backpacking

Visiting Mount Nemrut (Nemrut Dagi) in southeastern Turkey stands out as two of the most memorable hours of Dave’s six week trip to the country.

Source: Mount Nemrut: A 2,000-Year-Old Mountaintop Tomb in Turkey

Exploring Mount Nemrut – A Meeting Point Between East & West; Carole Raddato; Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Discovering mysterious Mount Nemrut in a weekend; Paris Achen; Daily Sabah

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In pics: tomb-sanctuary on top of Mount Nemrut in Turkey; Huaxia; Xinhua

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World heritage in Turkey: Nemrut, the Mountain of Gods salutes Anatolia; Mirac Tapan; Daily Sabah

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Sunset on Turkey’s massive stone heads; Emrah Gurel; AP

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Visitors snap photos of massive stone heads that stare down on them from the summit of Mount Nemrut, in Turkey’s southeastern Adiyaman province, their faces illuminated by sunset lighting. Perched at an altitude of 2,150 meters (over 7,000 feet), the statues are part of a temple and tomb complex that King Antiochus I, of the ancient Commagene kingdom, built as a monument to himself. A 50 meter (164-foot) -high, man-made mound _ the presumed tomb of Antiochus _ sets the background. Son of the founder of the Commagene kingdom, Antiochus reigned between 64 and 38 BC, until he was deposed by the Romans.

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Majestic sunsets at Turkey’s Mt. Nemrut draw tourists; Yeni Safak

Islamic and Jewish traditions say Prophet Abraham defeated evil King Nimrod on mountain peak…

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