Turkey - Southeastern Anatolia (Chapter)
This is the Southeastern Anatolia chapter from Lonely Planet’s tur guidebook.
Choose from a menu of historical cities, including Mardin, on a hill dominating Mesopotamia; Şanlıurfa, swathed in historical mystique and featuring the incredible temple of Göbekli Tepe; the old city of Diyarbakır, ensnared in mighty basalt walls; and the endangered honey-coloured riverside town of Hasankeyf.
- feel elation while watching the sun set (or rise) from Nemrut Dağı, the ‘thrones of gods’
- go heritage-hunting among the historic buildings and honey-coloured stone houses of pretty Mardin
- bliss out by a gushing river in the perfect valley-village seclusion of Savur
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Gaziantep (Antep), Şanlıurfa (Urfa), Harran, Kahta, Nemrut Dağı National Park, Malatya, Diyarbakır, Mardin, Midyat and Van.
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