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.

4 Diyarbakır

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.

6 Mardin

A hilltop town of beautiful Arab-style houses interspersed with graceful mosques affording stunning views over the Mesopotamian plain.

7 Hasankeyf

A dam-threatened medieval city, spectacularly situated on a soaring cliff overlooking the green Tigris.

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