A first museum was built between 1900 and 1913 near the Acropolis of Pergamon, where searches were started in 1878 by German archaeologists Carl Humann and Alexander Conze. Read the rest of this entry »
A couple miles from Nevsehir Airport to Cappadocia lies Gülşehir, a small town that has two little-known attractions, including a church in all beauty.
The UNESCO list of World Heritage places has 11 locations from Turkey. In 1994, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee launched the Global Strategy for a Representative, Balanced and Credible World Heritage List. Its aim is to ensure that the World Heritage List reflects the world’s cultural and natural diversity of outstanding universal value. Eleven properties in Turkey have been listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Two of these properties are listed as mixed (Natural & Cultural) Heritage, the rest as cultural only.
- UNESCO’s Natural and Cultural Heritage properties in Turkey
- Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia
- UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage properties in Turkey
- Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği
- Historic Areas of Istanbul
- Hattusha: the Hittite Capital
- Nemrut Dağ
- City of Safranbolu
- Archaeological Site of Troy
- Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex
- Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük