Nemrut: A magnificent historical site located on the eastern Taurus mountain range and the 8th Wonder of the World bearing the most valuable monuments of the Kingdom of Commagene.
Situated on the Arsameia antique road, Nemrut, 2206 meters in height, looms over the whole territory encompassing the Firat river crossing and plains.
The statues of Greek and Persian gods made in 62 BC upon the order of the Commagene King Antiochus and the king’s own tomb and temple are still preserved in the present day.
The tumulus and sanctuary include also stone carvings of gods. The eagle head is one of the the most well-known and intriguing carvings.
UNESCO has inscribed Mount Nemrut on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987 and called the site the 8th Wonder of the World.
Offering a rich cultural heritage and an excellent landscape, unforgettable memories are awaiting you at Nemrut!
Among the most special witnesses to history, Mount Nemrut is situated at a convenient location that can be reached easily via a variety of transportation options. Having arrived in Adıyaman Airport, travelers can either get on one of the shuttle buses to Nemrut or rent a car and drive throughRead More
One of the most important legacies of antiquity the historical site of Mount Nemrut nowadays attracts the attention of visitors from many countries of the world. Comprised of four sections and home to many statues and monuments, the ancient tumulus was made of piled-up pebbles and broken stones and surroundedRead More