1 Zeugma Mosaic Museum
A magnificent collection of Roman-era mosaics, rescued from the drowned site of Zeugma and displayed in a state-of-the-art museum in Gaziantep.
2 Göbekli Tepe
This unique hilltop Neolithic temple complex, still under excavation, challenges established views of human development.
3 Nemrut Dağı
One of the classic images of Turkey – massive stone heads of Hellenistic deities glare out from a remote mountain-top sanctuary.
Walk around the mighty basalt walls of this predominantly Kurdish city, high above medieval alleys teeming with street kids.
5 Syrian Orthodox Church
Catch a service in Diyarbakır, Mardin or Midyat, and experience a liturgy that has remained virtually unchanged for 1500 years.
A hilltop town of beautiful Arab-style houses interspersed with graceful mosques affording stunning views over the Mesopotamian plain.
A dam-threatened medieval city, spectacularly situated on a soaring cliff overlooking the green Tigris.