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Mount Nemrut-Adiyaman /Turkey Nemrut or Nemrud is a mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the century BC.

Hagia Sophia Masjid, Istanbul

Interior view of the Hagia Sophia, showing Islamic elements on the top ofthe main dome, Turkey. The Hagia Sophia originally built as a Christian church by Roman Emperor Justinian I in Constantinople (aka Istanbul).

The Nicest Pictures: Myra, an ancient town in Lycia, Turkey

Rock-cut tombs in Myra, An ancient town in Lycia, Turkey. Myra was a town of Lycia about 85 miles from Antalya, Turkey (biblical Attalia, Acts

Göbekli Tepe ~  This (very recent) discovery DOUBLED the known history of humankind...yes, this site is over 12,000 years old. That is 7000 years older than Stonehenge & the Egyptian pyramids!! So far, they have uncovered and excavated only 5% of the ruins in the last 13 years....the civilization & complex is GIGANTIC & completely FASCINATING!!!

Göbekli Tepe ~ This recent discovery doubled the known history of humankind. This site is over years old, 7000 years older than Stonehenge & the Egyptian pyramids. So far, they have uncovered and excavated only of the ruins in the last 13 years.

Şavşat is a town and district of Artvin Province in the Black Sea region, between the cities of Artvin and Kars on the border with Georgia at the far eastern end of Turkey. Wikipedia

Şavşat is a town and district of Artvin Province in the Black Sea region, between the cities of Artvin and Kars on the border with Georgia at the far eastern end of Turkey.

Fun Questions and Answers About Wild Turkeys

Fun Questions and Answers About Wild Turkeys

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Turkey vultures are beautiful birds but have a face only a mother could love. This magnificent bird is landing on a dead tree branch.

Gobekli Tepe The birdman with the body of twining snakes. "Historically, serpents and snakes represent fertility or a creative life force. As snakes shed their skin through sloughing, they are symbols of rebirth, transformation, immortality, and healing.[6] The ouroboros is a symbol of eternity and continual renewal of life." wikipedia

Jiroft culture, Shahr-e Soukhteh, Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Iran, millennium BC.

Pamukkale, província de Denizli, na Turquia. A formação do Pamukkale deve-se aos locais térmicos quentes por baixo do monte que provocam o derrame de carbonato de cálcio, que depois solidifica como mármore travertino. Texto: Wikipédia. Fotografia: via: Turizm.

Gorgeous Turquoise Thermal Pools Glisten in Pamukkale, Turkey

1995 - Natural phenomenom in Turkey. Pammukale is a gorgeous natural tourist attraction in Turkey. It's a bunch of ever-changing cascading pools formed by hot springs, which trickle down and re-deposit the limestone-based travertines.

Recipe For Turkey Pot Pie

Turkey Pot Pie

Print Yum Turkey Pot Pie Tbsp olive oil 4 Tbsp butter 1 small onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, sliced tsp fresh rosemary, chopped 4 Tbsp flour approx 3 cups turkey, diced or shredded [.

Mama Hatun Türbesi in Tercan/Erzincan Province, Turkey. Melike Mama Hatun, or simply Mama Hatun, was a female ruler of the Saltukid dynasty, with its capital in Erzurum, for an estimated nine years between 1191 to 1200. During her reign she had a caravanserai, a mosque, a bridge, and a hammam built in the town of Tercan, located between Erzincan and Erzurum, which are still standing and are named after her.

Mama Hatun Türbesi in Tercan/Erzincan Province, Turkey. Melike Mama Hatun, or…

The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.D. 350.

The origin of the St. Nicholas tradition goes back to Bishop Nicholas of Myra in Lycia (Turkey). Little solid historical information is known about Nicholas except that he was Bishop of Myra and died around A.

This limestone monument, known as the Kurkh Monolith, is apporximately seven feet high and is now located in the British Museum.  Discovered in 1862 in Kurkh, Turkey, it was originally carved in c. 850 BC by the Assyrians.  The cuneiform text refers to a battle involving King Ahab of Israel, who is also frequently referred to in the Bible (cf. 1Kings).

Kurkh Monolith (c. BC) - British Museum – names King Ahab of Israel, erected by Shalmaneser III to commemorate the Battle of Karkar, which Ahab participated in along with many other regional leaders.

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

This is the Topkapi Palace, in Istanbul, Turkey. This palace dates from before the Ottoman Empire but it was improved by the Ottoman Empire. This palace has some very wonderful are from the Ottoman Empire.

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