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This 11th-century church of St. Savior in Chora is one of the most important Byzantine monuments in İstanbul. Its frescoes and mosaics from the 14th century are superb.
One of the most important Christian monuments of all time, this ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century is one of the architectural marvels of the world.
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.
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.