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In the center of Ankara you can find this interesting building. Built in 1988-1991 was it opened in 1994. It was one of the first greater shopping centers in Turkey. It is an example of modern architecture in Turkey.

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A: Ankara Karum

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Karum İş ve Alışveriş Merkezi, 1986 yılında Sheraton Hotels & Towers Projesi ile birlikte Koray -...

Ankara Karum

B: Yesiloglu Organic

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Yesiloglu Organic

C: Kuğulu Park

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Kuğulu Park

D: Kugulu park

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Kugulu park

E: On Dakika Mola

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On Dakika Mola

F: Tunalı Hilmi Caddesi

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Tunalı Hilmi Caddesi

G: Ankara Devlet Tiyatroları Şinasi Sahnesi 17

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Ankara Devlet Tiyatroları Şinasi Sahnesi 17

H: 060ty1 Akun 01

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060ty1 Akun 01

I: Ankara Devlet Tiyatroları Akün Sahnes,

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Ankara Devlet Tiyatroları Akün Sahnes,

J: Seymenler Park Pool

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Seymenler Park Pool

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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