Tarakli, Western Turkey

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Taken the 05/08/11
Tarakli is a small city in western Turkey surrounded by gardens and forests. In ancient times it belonged to the first Ottoman empire and was known for its production of combs - "tarak" in Turkish language. Today it has a lot of traditional wooden houses. About 80 are under official protection and restauration works are in progress.
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Latitude: 40° 23' 49" N, Longitude: 30° 29' 39" E see »

Location: Turkey

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Eine schöne Runde!
By Wilfried Glocar | 16/03/15 - 19:00:28 GMT +0100
Vielen Dank für Deinen Kommentar. Völlig abseits der Touristenpfade ist Tarakli mit seinen alten Holzhäusern eine kleine Überraschung. Es ist einer von ganz wenigen Orten in dem an diesen Bauten festgehalten wird und sie nicht durch gesichtslose Betonkisten ersetzt werden.
By Heiner Straesser | 16/03/15 - 22:08:09 GMT +0100

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