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Takht-i-Bahi

Takht-i-Bahi

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Buddhist monastery complex from the 1st century BC in northern Pakistan.

Naqsch-e Rostam

Naqsch-e Rostam

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Six kilometres north of Persepolis, impressive rock tombs were hewn into the mountain for four Persian kings from the Achaemenid Dynasty.

Persepolis

Persepolis

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The legendary palace city of the Persian Great Kings of Antiquity was founded in 520 BC by Darius I in southern Iran and burned down by Alexander the Great in 330 BC.

The temple of Chogha Zanbil

The temple of Chogha Zanbil

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Impressive witness from ancient times in the Middle East.

Tacht-e Suleiman

Tacht-e Suleiman

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Sanctuary of the Sassanids and pilgrimage site of the Persian kings. Today UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Qobustan

Qobustan

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Mud volcanoes and prehistoric rock carvings

The Katskhi pillar

The Katskhi pillar

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Tiny hermit monastery high up on a limestone rock needle.

Ishak-Pascha-Palace

Ishak-Pascha-Palace

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Castle-like palace of the Ottoman emir.

Island Akdamar

Island Akdamar

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The former capital of the Urartian Empire.

Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf

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Roman border fortress to prevent the Persians from crossing the Tigris.

Sunrise on Mount Nemrut Dağ

Sunrise on Mount Nemrut Dağ

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Sunrise on the 2150 meter high mountain Nemrut Dağ. UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987!

Göbekli Tepe

Göbekli Tepe

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About 11,500 years ago a place of worship was built here - the oldest that has ever been found.

Burg Chlemoutsi und zurück nach Athen

Burg Chlemoutsi und zurück nach Athen

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Besichtigung einer Kreuzritterburg und dann geht es zurück nach Athen.

Olympia und der Tempel des Apollon bei Bassae
Die Ruinenstadt Mystras