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Nemrut


Nemrut:  A magnificent historical site located on the eastern Taurus mountain range and the 8th Wonder of the World bearing the most valuable monuments of the Kingdom of Commagene.


Situated on the Arsameia antique road, Nemrut, 2206 meters in height, looms over the whole territory encompassing the Firat river crossing and plains.


The statues of Greek and Persian gods made in 62 BC upon the order of the Commagene King Antiochus and the king’s own tomb and temple are still preserved in the present day.


The tumulus and sanctuary include also stone carvings of gods. The eagle head is one of the the most well-known and intriguing carvings.


UNESCO
has inscribed Mount Nemrut on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987 and called the site the 8th Wonder of the World.


Offering a rich cultural heritage and an excellent
landscape, unforgettable memories are awaiting you at Nemrut!

 


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