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The Cilandras Bridge had been built about 2700 years ago under the Phrygian King Gygas (670-657 BC). The bridge is 17m above the river and 24m long. It's still in use by the people who come here for a picnic. This is one of the oldest brdges of mankind that is still in use.

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A: Pamukkale Hijackers Paragliding

Af Ibrahim Tunca, 57.1 km væk

Pamukkale Hijackers Paragliding

Pamukkale Hijackers Paragliding

B: Abide village martyrdom

Af Kütahya Kültür ve Turizm, 60.1 km væk

Abide village martyrdom

C: Frigya Hierapolisi Entry Door

Af AHMET GÜMÜŞ, 61.0 km væk

Frigya Hierapolisi Entry Door Pamukkale

Frigya Hierapolisi Entry Door

D: Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kent

Af AHMET GÜMÜŞ, 61.1 km væk

Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kent

Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kent

E: Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kent

Af AHMET GÜMÜŞ, 61.1 km væk

Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kent

Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kent

F: Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kenti

Af AHMET GÜMÜŞ, 61.1 km væk

Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kenti

G: Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kenti

Af AHMET GÜMÜŞ, 61.1 km væk

Frigya Hierapolisi Antik Kenti

H: Hierapolis Mezar

Af AHMET GÜMÜŞ, 61.7 km væk

pamukkale travertenleri

Hierapolis Mezar

I: Hierapolis (Pamukkale)

Af AHMET GÜMÜŞ, 61.7 km væk

Hierapolis (Pamukkale)

Hierapolis (Pamukkale)

J: Pamukkale, Turkey, Hierapolis ruins. September 2011.

Af Alexander Adashkevich, 61.8 km væk

Pamukkale, Turkey, Hierapolis ruins. September 2011.

Pamukkale, Turkey, Hierapolis ruins. September 2011.

Dette panorama blev taget i Turkey, Middle East

Dette er et overblik over Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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