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İzmir

#Izmir-Pergamon - #UNESCO Werelderfgoed #Turkije. Sinds half 2014 is Izmir-Pergamon en zijn uit meerdere lagen bestaande Culturele Landschap benoemd tot UNESCO WereldErfgoed. Bergama, in de oudheid bekend als Pergamon, wordt beschouwd als één van de meest belangrijke culturele en kunstcentra uit de Hellenistische periode. Zo is in Bergama de grootste bibliotheek uit dit tijdperk te vinden.

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ysvoice: | ♕ |  Amphitheater of Pérgamo - Izmir, Turkey  | by © Pilar Azaña

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Harran

Harran, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, has played an important role as a gateway to Mesopotamia. Its unique charm and mystery will transport you in time as you stroll through one of the earliest universities and mosques!

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The Lycian Harpy Tomb, a marble pillar tomb from 480-470 B.C. The the Greek Archaic style carvings of four winged female figures, Harpies that covered the tomb were removed by Charles Fellows and are now in the British Museum. Xanthos UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Site, Turkey

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Antalya

Theatre of the ancient city #Hieropolis in #Antalya.

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Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey : Turkish Travel Blog

Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey

Xanthos (Lycian: Arñna, Greek: Ξάνθος) was the name of a city in ancient Lycia, the site of present day Kınık, Antalya Province, Turkey, and of the river on which the city is situated. In early sources, "Xanthos" is used synonymously for Lycia as a whole. The site has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988. Xanthus is the Greek appellation of the name of the city of Arñna, of Lycian origin. The Hittite and Luwian name of the city is given as Arinna.

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