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Mount Nemrut, Adiyaman

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Mount Nemrut or Nemrud (Turkish: Nemrut Dağı; Kurdish: Çiyayê Nemrûdê‎; Armenian: Նեմրութ լեռ) is a 2,134-metre-high (7,001 ft) mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC. It is one of the highest peaks in the east of the Taurus Mountains.

It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

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  • I first visited 30 years ago and have always wanted to return. I have been to over 70 countries and this is one of the most inspiring places I’ve ever been. Powerful, especially if you’re lucky...  more »
  • I wish all the world people should see Nemrut! Especially, at sunrise. Ok, I accept a little cold and tiring experience but worth it. Absolutely, daydream  more »
  • Great view but you should go there only for sun raise and sun set, bring water and a jacket as most of the time it is cold and there is nothing except the view up there. Another good point for drivers who like quirky roads... guess what you have it there. Almost 40 min of it
  • breath taking! absolutely amazing site! This is a must go to and a must see
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