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The Bible records that Abraham lived here and his father, Terah, died here. Harran is known for its interesting cone and cubic shaped dwellings and contains ruins of the oldest university in this region.
The famous Sufi dervish leader of the Bektaşi order is buried here. This 14th century complex includes tombs, guest houses, a kitchen, a mosque, a wishing tree, and an area for ascetics, as well as famous sayings of Hacı Bektaş-ı Veli.
The Seljuk and Ottoman complex also dates from the 13th century. Battal Gazi was a commander and a hero who joined the campaign against the Byzantines.
This is a 13th-century theological school. The minarets are decorated with a unique tile design. The doors are a magnificent example of stone carving.
This is a 13th century Seljuk mosque. Here you can discover pulpits carved from ebony trees, monuments carved from stone, and immense portals. A portion of this building served as a hospital and medical faculty.
St. Nicholas was born in Patara and served as archbishop of this church in Myra during the 4th century.
The Ayasofya (St. Sophia) Cathedral was the seat of the first ecumenical council of 325 and the seventh council of 787.
Hacı Bayram Veli was a prominent Sufi leader known for his immense tolerance. This complex contains a 15th-century mosque and memorial shrine (türbe). It is adjacent to the 3rd-century temple of Augustus which was built on the temple foundation of the moo...
According to the Old Testament, this is the place where Noah's Ark landed.
Having been a sanctuary for early Christians, Cappadocia is an open air museum full of unequal natural and cultural components. The region of Cappadocia is located in the middle of a once-active volcanic area of central Anatolia. Millions of years ago thr...