Ince Minaret Madrasah: 13th-Century Seljuk-Turkish Masterpiece

Ince Minaret Madrasah, located in central Turkey, is a 13th-century historic Islamic school that was built by the Seljuk Turks.

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Hidden Roman Ruins in Suburban Ankara

Mariegordus Roman Ruins are a very fascinating hidden gem, located in the suburbs of northern Ankara. Click to read more about the site.

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Rural Armenia: Seljuk Caravanserai & Jrapi Church

Exploring the 19th-century Jrapi Church and 12th-century Seljuk Caravanserai in rural Armenia, near the Armenian Turkish border. Read more!

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Discovering Aigai: Aeolians’ “City Of Goats” In Western Turkey

The ancient city of Aigai, located in the hilly outskirts of the Manisa province, is one of the lesser known ancient settlements in Anatolia.

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On Road to Pessinus: Shepherd’s Wisdom, Treasure Hunters’ Spoils

Visiting the ancient city of Pessinus and exploring the suburbs of Eskişehir. Moreover, I ran into a hidden necropolis with sarcophagi.

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Touring Aksaray – Day 5: Güzelyurt, The Most Overlooked Spot In Cappadocia

Is this the most underrated spot in Cappadocia? Let’s explore Güzelyurt, where you’ll find countless ancient ruins, far from the crowds.

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Touring Aksaray – Day 4: Byzantine City of Mokissos and Bell Church

We’ll visit the mountaintop ancient Byzantine city of Mokissos and explore the one and only stonemasonry church in Cappadocia. Read more!

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Touring Aksaray – Day 3: Ihlara Valley and Volcanic Rock Churches

In this article, we will hike through the historic Ihlara Valley, and explore the rock-hewn churches that date back as far as 1,600 years.

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Touring Aksaray – Day 2: First Castle in Anatolia and Cappadocia’s Oldest Village

We’ll explore the oldest village in Anatolia, where the first brain surgery in history was done, a caravanserai and two underground cities.

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Touring Aksaray – Day 1: Ancient Settlements, Bathhouses and the Pisa of Anatolia

Exploring the caravanserais, mosques, museums, bathhouses and madrassas and the Pisa of Anaolia, all of which are located in Aksaray, Turkey.

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