Güzelyurt 10-4, Cappadocia, Turkey

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Tirada em 17-08-2010
The name of the village Güzelyurt means  "nice homeland". Originally most of the people living here were Greek, but politics forced them to leave the country in 1923. Today every year some of their descendants come to the village to celebrate the Greek-Turkish friendship. Here the polititians could learn a lot! In the village you can find traditional stone houses, underground cities and several cave churches.
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Latitude: 38° 16' 33" N, Longitude: 34° 22' 10" E see »

Localização: Turkey

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Lothar, Asmali Cave House, Uchisar, Cappadocia

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Beside the stairs to the roof terrace of the small hotel "Asmali Cave House" in Uchisar, is a small chamber. Originally the building belonged to a...

Hidden Cave Church in Cappadocia

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This is one of many hidden cave churches in Cappadocia. The front of this cave church was built of stones. Inside are wallpaintings, which are very...

Uchisar 1982, Cappadocia

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This is a historical panorama I shot in 1982 in Uchisar. It is stitched from slides I have scanned 2010.

Valley in Cappadocia, Turkey

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Somewhere in Cappadocia, one of many valleys with hundreds of caves.

Somewhere in Cappadocia, Turkey

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Somewhere in Cappadocia, one of many valleys with hundreds of caves.

Yilantas - the Snakestone, Turkey

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Like the Arslantas (Lionstone) these are the remains of a Phrygian rock grave from the 8th century BC. But this grave broke into pieces and a part...

Guezelyurt, Cappadocia

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Late afternoon view from the roof terrace of the Asrav Konak. The name oft the village Güzelyurt means  "nice homeland". In the village you can...

Obruk Caravanserai, central Anatolia

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The Obruk Han in central Anatolia had been built under the Seljuks around 1245. It's next to the imortant trade road to Konya, about one day away....

Obruk, central Turkey

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The Obruk Han in zentral Anatolia had been built under the Seljuks around 1245. Behind the Han there is a small tectonic lake. Originally it had...

Midas Town - Yazilikaya, Phrygia, Turkey

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Midas Town is somewhere in the Anatolian lonelyness. There are just a few small villages around and the one next to it is Yazilikaya, that means...

Midas Town - Yazilikaya, Phrygia, Turkey

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Midas Town is somewhere in the Anatolian lonelyness. There are just a few small villages around and the one next to it is Yazilikaya, that means...

Midas Town - Yazilikaya, Phrygia, Turkey

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Midas Town is somewhere in the Anatolian lonelyness. There are just a few small villages around and the one next to it is Yazilikaya, that means...

Arslantas - the Lionstone, Phrygia, Turkey

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Two lions are guarding the Phrygian rock grave. It's about 10m high and 6m wide and from the 8th century B.C.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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