In the east of the country, the site of Nemrut Dagi is a long climb, with an altitude of over 6,562 ft. This succession of monumental statues watching eternally over the mausoleum of Antioch I is definitely worth a stop over, as the heads of the gods dating back to the 2nd Century seem so supernatural.
These ominous statues measure up to 9 metres tall© Renaud Visage - age fotostock
These statues surround what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC© Juergen Buettner - age fotostock
Besides the statues of majestic animals, there are also statues of various Greek and Iranian gods© Tolo Balaguer - age fotostock