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.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.