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Mount Nemrut

Situated on the Arsameia antique road, Nemrut mount of 2206 meters in height, looms over the territory in the southeastern Turkey. It is notable for the group of large statues on the summit, which is assumed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC.   King Antiochus I (who reigned over Commagene ) built here a pantheon, which can …

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Santorini Island

It may be a cliché statement, but Santorini is one of the most spectacular Greek islands. The traditional villages are mostly built on tall cliffs and offer a breathtaking view over the submerged volcano. The island is the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history: the Minoan eruption that took place 3600 years ago and obliterated …

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