Nemrut, 2130 m mountain SE Turkey; at the summit, a number of large statues are erected around a royal tomb from the 1st century BC. These statues were once seated, with names of each god inscribed on them. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.
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Ephesus Turkey, was the most educational of all the places I have ever been. Reading about stories in the Bible and then ACTUALLY stepping foot on the ground and seeing places those stories took place is beyond anything I could have ever imagined.