Eastern Turkey is known primarily from the highest mountain in the country – Mount Ararat. But Ararat isn’t everything, because there are many beautiful places in eastern Turkey, both monuments and landscapes. 127 more words
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Among Ya’lla destinations, Nemrut Dagi (Mount Nemrut) ranks with Egypt’s pyramids and Petra for mysterious awesomeness. It’s often compared to Easter Island.
In the 1st century BCE, in what is today the Adiyaman province of south-central Turkey, the grandiose king of a tiny but rich kingdom built this mortuary temple complex and shrine to the gods 7,000 feet up in the eastern Taurus mountains. 351 more words