Acigol - Bitter Lake, Cappadocia

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The Acigol (= bitter lake) is also called Nargolu (= pomegranate lake). It's a lake inside the crater of an inactive volcano. Like everywhere in Cappadocia the tuff rocks are full of cave houses.
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Latitude: 38° 19' 51" N, Longitude: 34° 27' 23" E see »

Location: Turkey

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Flying Carpet, Uchisar, Cappadocia

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Faruk is a well known carpet dealer in Uchisar, specialized in Flying Carpets. He offers a wide range of different models for all purposes. This is...

The Tuff Rocks of Uchisar, Cappadocia

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One of the most fascinating places in Cappadocia.

In the valleys of Cappadocia, Turkey

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Just before sunset in the tuff rock valleys of Cappadocia.

Early Evening in Cappadocia, Turkey

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Sunset at the end of a very cloudy day, near Göreme. Cappadocia is an eroded landscape of volcanic tuffstone. Wind and weather created rocks in the...

Underground city of Mazikoy, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The underground city of Mazikoy is a bit more adventurous than the more famous ones in Derinkuyu and Kaymakli. Here you have to climb in narrow...

Selime Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Selime is one of the biggest monasteries in Cappadocia. Cut into the soft tuff rocks, it contains many caves for all the different needs of a...

Pigeon Loft - Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Abandoned monastery from the 10th century in the tuff rocks of Cappadocia, next to the Canli Kilise. After abandoning the local farmers hit all...

Archaeological excavation of Nerik 11-08, Turkey

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Short after sunrise work started at the excavation area. Now in the fifth year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, we hope for the final...

Ortaköy at night, Istanbul

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At night many people come to Ortaköy at the Bosporus, not far away from the bridge that connects Europe and Asia.

Railwaymuseum 7, Camlik, Turkey

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Borsig (D 1906), Robert Stephenson (GB 1887) The railway station of Camlik had been built in 1856 by the Britains. It's on the way from Izmir to...

Uçhisar after sunset, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Uçhisar after sunset. This is one of the most fascinating villages in central Cappadocia.

Inside the Mavrucan Hac Cave Church 1, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Inside a small cave church with wallpaintings in the local Cappadocian style, about 11th century. Without protection it is only a matter of time...

Meryem Ana Church / old Prison, Cappadocia, Turkey

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After the Turkish-Greek people exchange in 1923, this church was first used to store goods. In 1950 it had been changed into a prison. In the...

Selime Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Selime is one of the biggest monasteries in Cappadocia. Cut into the soft tuff rocks, it contains many caves for all the different needs of a...

Acigol - Bitter Lake, Cappadocia

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The Acigol (= bitter lake) is also called Nargolu (= pomegranate lake). It's a lake inside the crater of an inactive volcano. Like everywhere in...

Armenian church (Surp Toros) in Tavlasun, Turkey

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This is the Armenian church (Surp Toros) of a central Anatolian village where in old times Armenians, Greeks and Turks lived together. - If you...

Recep's House in Zeytinbagi, Turkey

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Zeytinbagi is a small town on the southern part of the Sea of Marmara, not far away from Mudanya. The name Zeytinbagi means olive garden, and the...

End of a rainy day, Dogubayazit, Turkey

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It was raining all day long, black clouds had covered the sky. When I arrived in Dogubayazit, close to the Iranian border, the clouds opened a hole...

Cellar of the Zeus temple, Aizanoi, Turkey

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This is one of the rare examples of a cellar underneath a roman temple.

Pasabag, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Late afternoon in valley called "Pasabag" in Cappadocia.

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