• Bas-relief sculpture panel scene of Eve giving Adam an apple by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Collegiate Church of Saint Andrew, Piazza della Repubblica, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Close up of a medieval sculpted decotative panel on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Medieval sculpted decorative columns on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Close up of a medieval sculpted decotative twisting pillar on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Close up of a medieval sculpted decotative twisting pillar on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Close up of a medieval sculpted pillar on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene of the Nativity by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene from the Bible by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene of Eve and Adam being driven out of the Garden of Eden made by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene of Christ being presented at the Temple by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene of Eve giving Adam an apple by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene of Eve and Adam 's fall being discovered by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene of the Annunciation to the Virgin Mary by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene of the Tree Kings bringing gifts to the baby Christ by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene from the Bible by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene from the Last Judgment by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene from the Last Judgment by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel with scenes from the Bible by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene from the Last Judgment by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel with scenes from the Bible by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel scene from the Last Judgment by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel with scenes from the Bible by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel with scenes from the Bible by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel with scenes from the Bible by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Close up of the main door sculptures made in 1970 by the Sicilian sculptor Emilio Greco (1913–1995) depicting mercies from the life of Christ, 14th century Gothic facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Medieval sculpted decorative columns on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Medieval sculpted decorative columns on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Medieval sculpted decorative columns on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Medieval sculpted decorative columns on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel with scenes of the life of the Virgin Mary made by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bas-relief sculpture panel fo the Last Judgement made by Maitani around 1310 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
  • Bronze statue of an eagle  representing the the Evangelist John created by Maitani and collaborators between 1325 and 1330 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Bronze statue of a winged ox representing the the Evangelist Luke created by Maitani and collaborators between 1325 and 1330 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • Bronze statue of a lion representing the the Evangelist Mark created by Maitani and collaborators between 1325 and 1330 on the14th century Tuscan Gothic style facade of the Cathedral of Orvieto, designed by Maitani, Umbria, Italy
  • 13th century Romanesque facade & Campinale of the Romanesque Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • 13th century Romaesque arcade pillars, sculptures and inlaid depictions of animals of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculptures of a Lombard style column, the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculptures of a Labyrinth , the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculptures of the typanuim of the main door depicting St Mary and the Apostles , the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculptures of the typanuim of the main door depicting the Christ Pantocrator above the Apostles , the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculptures of the typanuim of the main door depicting the Christ Pantocrator above the Apostles , the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculptures  depicting the life of St Martin and the labours of the year on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval inlay sculpture depicting a Griffin killing a mythical animal on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculptures around the main door depicting the life of St Martin and the seasonal labours of the year on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture depicting the labours for January and Feburary and astrological signs on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture depicting the labours for June and May and astrological signs on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture depicting the labours for August and July and astrological signs on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture depicting the labours for December with an animal being killed and astrological signs on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture depicting the labours for October and september and astrological signs on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture of a scene of the life of St Martin on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture of St Martin expelling an evil demon from a robber on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture of St Martin becoming a monk on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Late medieval relief sculpture depicting St Martin giving his sacred literny on the Facade of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Close up of a13th century Romaesque sculpture of a Lion of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Close up of a13th century Romaesque arcade pillar of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Close up of a13th century Romaesque arcade pillar of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • 13th century Romaesque arcade pillars, sculptures and inlaid depictions of animals of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Close up of a13th century Romaesque arcade pillar of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Detail of the 13th century Romaesque arcade pillars, sculptures and inlaid depictions of animals of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • 13th century Romaesque arcade pillars, sculptures and inlaid depictions of animals of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Painted vaulted ceiling of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • 13th century Romaesque arcade pillars, sculptures and inlaid depictions of animals of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • 13th century Romaesque arcade pillars, sculptures and inlaid depictions of animals of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Painted vaulted ceiling of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Fresco on the Interior  of the Romanesque Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Painted vaulted ceiling of the Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy,
  • Medieval Fresco of The Baptism of Christ in Santi Giovanni e Reparata, Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Fresco on the Interior  of the Romanesque Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Fresco on the Interior  of the Romanesque Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • 13th century Romanesque facade & Campinale of the Romanesque Cattedrale di San Martino,  Duomo of Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Medieval Fresco of the Madonna and Child in Santi Giovanni e Reparata, Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Late Medieval Fresco of The Madonna and Child in the Giovanni e Reparata, Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • Walk in Early Medieval Baptismal font in the Baptistry of St John excavations, Santi Giovanni e Reparata, Lucca, Tunscany, Italy
  • "Burano No: 12 ". A selective colour photo art print by photographer Paul E Williams
  • "Burano No: 11 ". A selective colour photo art print by photographer Paul E Williams
  • "Burano No: 8 ". A selective colour photo art print by photographer Paul E Williams
  • "Burano No: 7 ". A selective colour photo art print by photographer Paul E Williams
  • "Burano No: 4 ". A selective colour photo art print by photographer Paul E Williams
  • "Burano No: 2 ". A selective colour photo art print by photographer Paul E Williams
  • "Burano No: 3 ". A selective colour photo art print by photographer Paul E Williams
  • Colorful Houses of Burano Island Venice, Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Murano Island, Venice, Italy
  • Murano Island, Venice, Italy
  • Murano Island, Venice, Italy
  • Murano Island, Venice, Italy
  • Troglodyte cave houses in tuff volcanic rock at Uchisar, Cappadocia, Anatolia, Turkey
  • Early Christian monasteries of Zelve, Cappadocia Turkey
  • Hot Air Baloons over the Fairy Chimneys near Göreme [ Goreme ]  , Cappadocia Turkey
  • The Grand Canal Venice
  • "Pink Bike, Green Wall" - Burano - Venice - Italy
  • "Two Chairs" - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy
  • "Black Bike" - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • "Blue & White Striped Shirt"  - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • "People Walking"  - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • "Campinale" - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • "Man In Window" - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy
  • "Women Walking" - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • "Women Sweeping"  - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • "Two People Talking" - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • "Seagull" - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • " Man Wearing White Trainers" - Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy
  • "Women Bowing" -  Colourful Houses of Burano - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • The Hungarian Nemzeti Gallery - Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • The Hungarian Nemzeti Gallery - Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • Matthias Fountain, Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • Matthias Fountain, Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • Matthias Fountain, Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • Matthias Fountain, Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • The Hungarian Nemzeti Gallery - Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • The Hungarian Nemzeti Gallery - Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • The Hungarian Nemzeti Gallery - Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary
  • Busola Buranello biscuits Burano
  • Old House in Burano, Venice
  • Gondolas on the Grand Canal - Venice - Italy
  • Gondolas on the Grand Canal - Venice - Italy
  • Gondolas on the Grand Canal - Venice - Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Cacabepi -  Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Cacabepi -  Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Gondolas on the Grand Canal - Venice - Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Streets and canals of Burano island - Venice - Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Colorful houses, Fondementi Pontinella Destro, Burano Venice Italy The traditional colourful houses of Burano Island, Venice Lagoon, Italy
  • Ruins of a Zoroastrian Fire Temple at Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road ,  Anatolia, Turkey
  • The Armenian church of St Gregory of the Abughamrents, Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road ,  Anatolia, Turkey
  • The Armenian church of St Gregory of the Abughamrents, Ani archaelogical site on the Ancient Silk Road ,  Anatolia, Turkey
  • Bay Hotel & fishermans houses of the historic fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay, Near Whitby, North Yorkshire, England.
  • Bay Hotel & fishermans houses of the historic fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay, Near Whitby, North Yorkshire, England.
  • Bay Hotel Pub, village & beach of historic fishing village of Robin Hood's Bay, Near Whitby, North Yorkshire, England.
  • Adobe buildings of the Berber Ksar or fortified village of Ait Benhaddou, Sous-Massa-Dra Morocco
  • Adobe buildings of the Berber Ksar or fortified village of Ait Benhaddou, Sous-Massa-Dra Morocco
  • The Roman Theatre of Aspendos, Turkey.  Built in 155 AD during the rule of Marcus Aurelius, Aspendos Theatre is the best preserved ancient theatre in Asia Minor. 96 metres in diameter it can seat 7000 the csaenae frond or backdrop wall is still intact. Following Hellenistic traditions the theatre is built into the hillside below the Acropolis.
  • Sea front houses and shingle beach of Aldeburgh , Suffolk, England
  • Adobe buildings of the Berber Ksar or fortified village of Ait Benhaddou, Sous-Massa-Dra Morocco
  • Adobe buildings of the Berber Ksar or fortified village of Ait Benhaddou, Sous-Massa-Dra Morocco
  • Adobe buildings of the Berber Ksar or fortified village of Ait Benhaddou, Sous-Massa-Dra Morocco
  • Adobe buildings of the Berber Ksar or fortified village of Ait Benhaddou, Sous-Massa-Dra Morocco
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
<br />
The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
<br />
The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Pictures & Images of the Tortum Water Falls, Coruh Valley, Erzurum in the Eastern Anatolia, Turkey.<br />
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The Tortum water falls are the largest in turkey with a drop of 164 feet (50 m) and 15 meters wide. Geologists believe they were formed in the Quaternary period by a massive landslide which blocked the deep steep sided Tortum Valley. This resulted in the formation of Tortum Lake which is 8 km long, 1 km wide and 100 meters deep.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Murkmeli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  Murkmeli is a village near Ushguli is a group of four remote villages. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Murkmeli has well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Davberi village in the Caucasus mountains, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Lashtkhveri village in the Caucasus mountains, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Lashtkhveri village in the Caucasus mountains, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Lashtkhveri village in the Caucasus mountains, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Lashtkhveri village in the Caucasus mountains, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of soli village, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of soli village, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • River Enguri valley in th Caucasus mountains, Upper Svaneti, Georgia (country)
  • Piglets suckling, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chvibiani with mount Shkhara (5193m) behind, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia.  Chvibiani is a group of four remote villages. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chvibiani has well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. Mount Shkhara is the highest mountain in the Caucasus range.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of  Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Ushguli is a group of four remote villages. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stone medieval Svaneti tower houses of Chazhashi, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. Chazhashi is the main village of a group of four remote villages known collectively as Ushguli. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains these are the highest inhabited villages in Europe. Chazhashi has 13 well preserved stone Svanetian defensive tower houses attached to stone family houses. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The medieval Georgian Orthodox St George Church “JGRag” with mount Shkhara (5193m) behind, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains St George Church is one of  the highest in Europe. Mount Shkhara is the highest mountain in the Caucasus range.
  • The medieval Georgian Orthodox St George Church “JGRag” with mount Shkhara (5193m) behind, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains St George Church is one of  the highest in Europe. Mount Shkhara is the highest mountain in the Caucasus range.
  • The medieval Georgian Orthodox St George Church “JGRag” with mount Shkhara (5193m) behind, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains St George Church is one of  the highest in Europe. Mount Shkhara is the highest mountain in the Caucasus range.
  • The medieval Georgian Orthodox St George Church “JGRag” with mount Shkhara (5193m) behind, Ushguli, Upper Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia. At 2,200 m (7217 ft) above sea level in the Caucasus mountains St George Church is one of  the highest in Europe. Mount Shkhara is the highest mountain in the Caucasus range.
  • Phrygian temple of Aslankaya, 7th century BC. Phyrigian Valley, Emre Lake, near Döğer, Turkey.<br />
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On the triangular roof over the facade are two sphinxes (winged figures with the head of a human and the body of a lion), facing one another, take place. In the main facade, below, the sphinxes in a niche, a cult statue of Kybele or the Great Mother (vandalised and destroyed) was flanked by two lions. This main facade is ornamented with relief geometrical patterns.
  • Close up of two sphinxes relief scul[ptures of the Phrygian temple of Aslankaya, 7th century BC. Phyrigian Valley, Emre Lake, near Doger, Turkey.<br />
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On the triangular roof over the facade are two sphinxes (winged figures with the head of a human and the body of a lion), facing one another, take place. In the main facade, below, the sphinxes in a niche, a cult statue of Kybele or the Great Mother (vandalised and destroyed) was flanked by two lions. This main facade is ornamented with relief geometrical patterns.
  • Sebasteion sanctuary building ruins and relief panels,  Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Sebasteion sanctuary building ruins and relief panels,  Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Roman sculpted frieze blocks with garland relief sculptures, North Portico, Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • The Temple of Aphrodite at the centre of Aphrodisias. All that remains of the ancient temple consists of fourteen of the over forty Ionic columns that once surrounded it and the foundations of the cellar section. building started in the 1st century BC completed during the reign of Augustus. <br />
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Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • The Temple of Aphrodite at the centre of Aphrodisias. All that remains of the ancient temple consists of fourteen of the over forty Ionic columns that once surrounded it and the foundations of the cellar section. building started in the 1st century BC completed during the reign of Augustus. <br />
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Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Close up of the pediments of the Tetrapylon monumental gateway to  the Temple of Aphrodite. The Tetrapylon consisted of four rows of four columns and It connects the major street to the sacred way heading toward the sanctuary of Aphrodite. <br />
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Aphrodisias Archaeological Site, Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Byzantine Martyrion of St Philip church and healing centre. Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.<br />
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Martyrion of St Philip. This church with an octagonal core was built at the beginning of the 5th century on the summit of the hill. This is probably where, according to tradition, the Apostlie was martyred. The building has an eight-sided central room surmounted by a wooden cupola. From each of the eight sides of the central space there was access to a rectangular room through three arches supported by marble columns with capitals decorated with acanthus leaves The shape of the central room is a reference to the number eight which symbolists eternity. The church is situated inside a square composed of 28 rooms for housing pilgrims which were accessed from the outside. As in other Byzantine sanctuaries associated with heating powers (eg that of Saints Cosmas and Damian in Constantinople), in these rooms incubation rites were practised: during sleep, the Saint cured the sick and made prophecies concerning the future.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Byzantine Martyrion of St Philip church and healing centre. Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.<br />
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Martyrion of St Philip. This church with an octagonal core was built at the beginning of the 5th century on the summit of the hill. This is probably where, according to tradition, the Apostlie was martyred. The building has an eight-sided central room surmounted by a wooden cupola. From each of the eight sides of the central space there was access to a rectangular room through three arches supported by marble columns with capitals decorated with acanthus leaves The shape of the central room is a reference to the number eight which symbolists eternity. The church is situated inside a square composed of 28 rooms for housing pilgrims which were accessed from the outside. As in other Byzantine sanctuaries associated with heating powers (eg that of Saints Cosmas and Damian in Constantinople), in these rooms incubation rites were practised: during sleep, the Saint cured the sick and made prophecies concerning the future.
  • Picture of Roman sacrcophagi on a Tomb North Necropolis. Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.
  • Picture of a Tomb A6  and Sarcophagus of the North Necropolis. Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.
  • Picture of a Roman raised sarcophagus of the North Necropolis. Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.
  • Picture of A Roman Theatre reconstructed over an earlier Greek theatre under the reign of Hadrian after the earthquake of 60 AD. The facade is 300 feet (91 m) long, the full extent of which remains standingand the cavea has 50 rows of seats. Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.
  • Picture of A Roman Theatre reconstructed over an earlier Greek theatre under the reign of Hadrian after the earthquake of 60 AD. The facade is 300 feet (91 m) long, the full extent of which remains standingand the cavea has 50 rows of seats. Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.
  • Roman Great Harbour Monument opened by the city of Miletus either in honour of the achievements of Pompeius in his war against the pirates (67 BC) or for the victory of Augustus over Mark Antony and Cleopatra in the battle of Actium (31 BC). Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • The Roman Ionic Stoa forms a colonnade 99 m long & 9 m high at the beginning of the Sacred Way to Didyma. An Ionic portica at its centre which served as a grandstand during ceremonial processions on the street in front of it. 1st century AD, Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • The Roman Ionic Stoa forms a colonnade 99 m long & 9 m high at the beginning of the Sacred Way to Didyma. An Ionic portica at its centre which served as a grandstand during ceremonial processions on the street in front of it. 1st century AD, Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • The Roman Ionic Stoa forms a colonnade 99 m long & 9 m high at the beginning of the Sacred Way to Didyma. An Ionic portica at its centre which served as a grandstand during ceremonial processions on the street in front of it. 1st century AD, Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • The Roman Ionic Stoa forms a colonnade 99 m long & 9 m high at the beginning of the Sacred Way to Didyma. An Ionic portica at its centre which served as a grandstand during ceremonial processions on the street in front of it. 1st century AD, Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • The Roman Ionic Stoa forms a colonnade 99 m long & 9 m high at the beginning of the Sacred Way to Didyma. An Ionic portica at its centre which served as a grandstand during ceremonial processions on the street in front of it. 1st century AD, Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatolia, Turkey.
  • Roman Baths of Faustina established by Faustina the Younger, wife of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD). Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatilia, Turkey.
  • Roman Baths of Faustina established by Faustina the Younger, wife of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD). Miletus Archaeological Site, Anatilia, Turkey.
  • Picture of a  column frieze from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of a Medusa relief frieze from the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the Ionian columns of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • The Buruciye Medrese (Madrasah) built in 1271 by Dr. Muzaffer Burucerdî of Iran as a school teach physics, chemistry and astronomy. Its magnificent crown gate is one of the best examples of Seljuk architecture in Anatolia. The islamic Muqarnas corbelled vault is made up of a large number of miniature squinches, producing a sort of cellular structure. Sivas, Turkey
  • Close up of the Crown Gate of the Buruciye Medrese (Madrasah) built in 1271 by Dr. Muzaffer Burucerdî of Iran as a school teach physics, chemistry and astronomy. Its magnificent crown gate is one of the best examples of Seljuk architecture in Anatolia. The islamic Muqarnas corbelled vault is made up of a large number of miniature squinches, producing a sort of cellular structure. Sivas, Turkey
  • Close up of the Crown Gate of the Buruciye Medrese (Madrasah) built in 1271 by Dr. Muzaffer Burucerdî of Iran as a school teach physics, chemistry and astronomy. Its magnificent crown gate is one of the best examples of Seljuk architecture in Anatolia. The islamic Muqarnas corbelled vault is made up of a large number of miniature squinches, producing a sort of cellular structure. Sivas, Turkey
  • Door of Gök Medrese which has a very rich decorative appearance. Its islamic Muqarnas corbelled vault is made up of a large number of miniature squinches, producing a sort of cellular structure. The crown gate of Gök Medrese is one of the best examples of Sejuk architecture in Anatolia, Sivas, Turkey
  • The Gökmedrese or Gök Medrese built in 1271 by Vizier Ata Faahreddin Ali. Above the crown door are two minarets with a bow and single cone decorated with glazed bricks and tiles. Sivas, Turkey
  • The Gökmedrese or Gök Medrese built in 1271 by Vizier Ata Faahreddin Ali. Above the crown door are two minarets with a bow and single cone decorated with glazed bricks and tiles. Sivas, Turkey
  • Royal rock tombs of Pontus including Mithridates I, died 266 BC. Amasya, Turkey
  • Ottoman villas of Amasya along the banks of the river Yeşilırmak, below the Pontic Royal rock tombs and mountain top ancient citadel, Turkey
  • Upper Temple, Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Hieroglyphics on rock face, Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.
  • Hieroglyphics on rock face, Hattusa (also Ḫattuša or Hattusas) late Anatolian Bronze Age capital of the Hittite Empire. Hittite archaeological site and ruins, Boğazkale, Turkey.

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