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My favourite cave, Cappadocia, Turkey

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59 votes

This is a caveroom in my favourite hotel (Asmali Cave House) in Uchisar. Formerly the caves and attached rooms belonged to a big family. Some years...

By Heiner Straesser

In the valleys of Cappadocia, Turkey

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48 votes

Just before sunset in the tuff rock valleys of Cappadocia.

By Heiner Straesser

End of a rainy day, Dogubayazit, Turkey

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38 votes

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

Turkish Ricefield, Anatolia, Turkey

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31 votes

When travelling in summer in central Turkey, you are in a dry brown steppe. Turning to the north in the direction of the Black Sea mountains might...

By Heiner Straesser

Railwaymuseum 6, Camlik, Turkey

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25 votes

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

Cilandras Bridge, Turkey

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24 votes

The Cilandras Bridge had been built about 2700 years ago under the Phrygian King Gygas (670-657 BC). The bridge is 17m above the river and 24m...

By Heiner Straesser

Railwaymuseum 2, Camlik, Turkey

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24 votes

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

Güzelyurt 09-4, Cappadocia, Turkey

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21 votes

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 5, Camlik, Turkey

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18 votes

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

Cave church of Ayazin, Phrygia, Turkey

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17 votes

This Byzantine cave church had been cut into the tuff stone, like many churches in Cappadocia. The columns inside have been taken out and the walls...

By Heiner Straesser

Railwaymuseum 4, Camlik, Turkey

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16 votes

This gives a little overview of the open-air museum. The railway station of Camlik had been built in 1856 by the Britains. It's on the way from...

By Heiner Straesser

Railwaymuseum 3, Camlik, Turkey

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15 votes

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

Nerik 2010-6, Oymaagac, Turkey

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14 votes

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

By Heiner Straesser

Nerik 10-4, Oymaagac, Turkey

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14 votes

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

By Heiner Straesser

Kizil Kilise - inside, Cappadocia, Turkey

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12 votes

The Kizil Kilise (= red Church) had been built in the 6th century. It is the best preserved early Byzantine church in Cappadocia which had not been...

By Heiner Straesser

Hippodrome, Istanbul, Turkey

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10 votes

Today the Turks call the Hippodrome At Meydan, which means horse square. originally it was the Circus Maximus. With a length of 400m there was...

By Heiner Straesser

Kizil Kilise - outside, Cappadocia, Turkey

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7 votes

The Kizil Kilise (= red Church) had been built in the 6th century. It is the best preserved church in Cappadocia which had not been carved into the...

By Heiner Straesser

Inside the cave church of Ayazin, Phrygia, Turkey

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7 votes

This Byzantine cave church had been cut into the tuff stone, like many churches in Cappadocia. The columns inside have been taken out and the walls...

By Heiner Straesser

Nerik 10-5, Oymaagac, Turkey

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4 votes

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

By Heiner Straesser

Inside the cave church of Ayazin, Phrygia, Turkey

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21 votes

This Byzantine cave church had been cut into the tuff stone, like many churches in Cappadocia. The columns inside have been taken out and the walls...

By Heiner Straesser

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