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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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

Ortaköy at night, Istanbul

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41 votes

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

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

Uçhisar after sunset, Cappadocia, Turkey

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

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

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...

By Heiner Straesser

Celsus Library, Ephesus, Turkey.

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35 votes

Done without tripod and with dark spots in my lens :( .

By Bernard CustardGold

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.

By Heiner Straesser

Pasabag, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Late afternoon in valley called "Pasabag" in Cappadocia.

By Heiner Straesser

Uchisar in Cappadocia, Turkey

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Between the rocks with the cave houses in Uçhisar, one of the most fascinating places in Cappadocia.

By Heiner Straesser

Surp Stepanos, Armenian Church in Efkere, Turkey

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One of many churches from the 19th century. After the Christians had left the country, it was used as a quarry, store room or in a different way. -...

By Heiner Straesser

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