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Sunset of Hidirlik Safranbolu

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Safranbolu is a town and district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Its location can be roughly described as about two hundred...

By Ugur Akbulut

Barbara Church, Soganli Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Cave church in the Cappadocian Soganli valley. With the help of some inscriptions in the frescoes it is possipble to date the cave church to the...

By Heiner Straesser

Former Greek Quarter in Nevsehir, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The area south of the castle of Nevşehir was inhabited mainly by Christians until 1923 and the people exchange between Turkey and Greece. Later...

By Heiner Straesser

Ruins of a Monastery, Taurus Mountains, Turkey

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Byzantine (?) ruins of a monastery somewhere in a deep valley in the Taurus mountains in Turkey. This cave was probably the house of the monks and...

By Heiner Straesser

Ruins of a Monastery in the Taurus Mountains, Turkey

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Byzantine (?) ruins of a monastery somewhere in a deep valley in the Taurus mountains in Turkey. There is still a bit of the ancient wallpaintings...

By Heiner Straesser

Kilistra (Gökyurt), Turkey

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The modern village of Gokyurt is built on the remains of the historic Kilistra. This is one of the first villages, where the early Christians were...

By Heiner Straesser

Güzelyurt 09-4, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The name of the village Güzelyurt means  "nice homeland". In the village you can find traditional stone houses, underground cities and several cave...

By Heiner Straesser

Railwaymuseum 9, Camlik, Turkey

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The railway station of Camlik had been built in 1856 by the Britains. It's on the way from Izmir to Aydin. Not far away from the station there was...

By Heiner Straesser

Ordu, Peak of Boztepe

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Ordu is a province of Turkey, located on the Black Sea coast. Its adjacent provinces are Samsun to the northwest, Tokat to the southwest, Sivas to...

By Ugur Akbulut

Windmill, Cubuk Lake, Turkey

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One of the few windmills at the Cubuk Gölü in Central Turkey.

By Heiner Straesser

Lykian Rock Grave, Sura, Turkey

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Sura, Lykian rock grave and grave-monument, 4th century BC. In ancient times Sura was famous for its fish oracle. In the background is the...

By Heiner Straesser

Canli Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey

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View from a cave to the ruin of the Canli church (11th century) in Cappadocia.

By Heiner Straesser

1St Hittite rock relief of Ivriz, Turkey

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This is the Hittite rockrelief of Ivriz from the 8th century BC. It shows the Hittite king Warpalawas of the city of Tuwanuwa, praying to god...

By Heiner Straesser

Archangelos Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Archangelos monastery near Ürgüp in Cappadocia, with frescoes from the 9th to 11th century. Although they are covered from soot there is a lot...

By Heiner Straesser

Dried River, Turkey

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Dried river bed in central Turkey.

By Heiner Straesser

Natural Rock Bridge 2, Taurus Mountains, Turkey

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View at a natural rock bridge in the Taurus Mountains from the valley.

By Heiner Straesser

Hidrellez Monastery 3, Cappadocia, Turkey

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The Hidrellez Monastery is probably one of the oldest monasteries in Cappadocia with frescoes from the 6th century. The Greek name of the village...

By Heiner Straesser

Archaeological Excavation of Nerik 11-14, Turkey

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Now in the fifth year of the archaeological excavations in Oymaagac, we hope for the final proof that this is the Hittite religious center of...

By Heiner Straesser

Ruined Church in Germir, central Turkey

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Agios Theodoros: Damaged church from the 19th century. It had been used as storage and cowshed. There are still some wallpaintings visible. - If...

By Heiner Straesser

Cappadocian Landscape, Turkey

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Late afternoon close to the Akdağ mountain in the middle of wineyards. Cappadocia is an eroded landscape of volcanic tuffstone. Wind and weather...

By Heiner Straesser

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